The almighty Google has spoken

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It is not that important where you went to school, what your grades were or even if you know how to do the job, according to Laslo Bock, Head of HR for Google.  They are only indicators.  It really boils down to your resume.

The interesting article is titled “Google’s Head of HR: It Doesn’t Matter Where Candidates Went to College” on Entrepreneur’s website.  There are however four key qualities that Google seeks when hiring:

1.  Cognitive ability, or basic problem-solving skills

2.  Emergent leadership, meaning a willingness to step up and back as needed

3.  “Googleyness” — the company’s term for a cultural fit

4.  Intellectual humility

Many applicants have tried gimmicky strategies to get noticed but really, Bock says, “Just put your best work on your resume and we’ll take a look at it.”

Google has been named the “best place in the world to work” by GPTW.  Do you feel you work at the best place in the world?  If so, please comment about your workplace.