Mountain View , California
Today, Google employs 20,223 people
around the world, receiving a resume every 25
seconds from eager job-seekers, hiring an
average of nine new employees a day.
full-size replica of Virgin Atlantic 's
Spaceship One (space tourist vehicle) hangs in
the reception area.
To work off the
pounds, and the stress . . .
its own state-of-the- art gym . . . offering
weight-training and a host of exercise machines,
rowing machines, lockers and shower rooms, and
two swim-in-place wave
include free haircuts, dry cleaning and laundry,
child care, car services, chiropractors and five
onsite doctors available for employee check-ups;
all free of charge.
Perhaps the most
unusual bonus of all... employees can bring
their dogs to work with them and keep the
four-legged canine in their
We already know
that working for Google has certain advantages,
but, believe me, this giant of a search engine
takes the welfare of its employees seriously as
shown by this decompression (stress) capsule
that is impermeable to sound and
Moving around the
A slide allows
quick access from different floors...
There are also poles available... .they
are similar to the ones used in fire
eat all they want for free from a vast choice of
food and drink, whipped up by in-house
has at least two large screens.
are 4-6 'Zooglers' per
Large boards are
available just about everywhere because 'ideas
don't always come when seated in the office'says
one of Google's managers.
video games, etc. are available in many
On each floor,
there are private cabin areas where employees
attend to personal affairs.
with your computer? �No problem...
it to this area where drinks are available while
it is being fixed...
Professional massage therapists are
aquariums on massage chairs that you
There are many
books in this library...even some about
Look around your
office... do you find any difference..