It's really the People that make Google the kind of company it is. They hire people who are smart and determined to, and please abitur over experience. Although Googlers share common goals and visions for the company, they hail from all walks of life and speak dozens of languages, reflecting the overall audience that they serve. And when not at work, Googlers Pursue interests ranging from cycling to beekeeping, from frisbee to foxtrot.


They strive to Maintain the open culture Often Associated with startups, In Which everyone is a hands-on contributor and feels comfortable sharing thoughts and opinions. In their weekly all-hands ("TGIF") meetings-not to mention over email or in the cafe-Googlers Directly ask questions to Larry, Sergey and other execs about any number of company issues. Their offices and cafes are designed to Encourage interactions Between Googlers Within and across teams, and to spark conversation about work as well as play.


Edited by: Karen Vidal