We've had some past mentions about Google recruiting wins from Microsoft, such as Google On Hiring Spree For Nooglers? and this item. Now here's a twist that's not so rosy for Google. Russell Beattie decides to pass on the four hour in-person Google interview after clearing preliminary hurtles: On Cancelling My Google Interview.
Why? No clear business plan or product unification theme from the company and a penchant for mean-spiritness are among his reasons. Be sure to check out the sometimes heated comments from others, including some who apparently work for Google.
Meanwhile, some related posts. Yahoo's Jeremy Zawodny weights in on Microsoft trying to recruit him: Microsoft Comes A Knockin' (again) and Microsoft's Robert Scoble on not fearing that public blogging of employees will lead to losses: The blogger recruiting wars.
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