This eyebrow-raising article in Bloomberg reveals that more than half of Google is actually not employed by Google. They’re contractors. We’re not talking about cafeteria workers and bus drivers. These are coders, engineers, managers and salespeople. This may be a sleight of hand to please Wall Street, Bloomberg points out. Google wants to appear lean and it doesn’t have to include contractors in...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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