Measurement, the recent press about the questions Google ask interviews (why are man hold covers round?¹) may put some prospective employees off, though looking at revenue per head, it seems that the process is providing yield.
The headcount growth is maturing and the company is seeing revenues continue in growth.
The latest quarter shows a US$302,314 revenue figure per head.
Against this, an average UK marketing services agency would have trouble hitting USD$99,000 per head.
¹ If you don’t know the answer, you’re unlikely to be employed by Goggle – it is that which ever way you turn the cover, it can’t fall into the drain.
Chart: Jay Yarow and Kamelia Angelova / Chart of the day
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He is Founding Partner at Metropolis Partners