Articles about Google

Father's Day

Here are the Top 50 companies in America for new dads

Dads complain that workplaces still expect them to put their jobs ahead of their children. But there are some companies who are doing it right. Fatherly's 2018 list of the best workplaces for new dads is a model of how other companies should be doing it.

Technology

The real reason Apple and Google want you to use your phone less

If tech is “hijacking your brain” with their “irresistible” products, as some tech critics claim, why are these companies now acting against their own interests? Perhaps the tech giants have had a change of heart or have been persuaded by public pressure to change their ways? Hardly.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in June 2018

To help you find what you are looking for, Ladders has put together this list of companies hiring for the highest paying jobs as of June 2018.

News

These are the most misspelled words in each state according to Google

With the 2018 National Spelling Bee competition taking place this week, Google decided to make you even feel worse that you aren't a 12-year-old spelling prodigy by using data from Google Trends to show what words people in each state are looking up how to spell the most. Not shockingly, many of the words are very common.

News

Google won’t confirm if AI assistant will identify itself up front as a robot

This ethical tension could be partly resolved if its AI assistant was required to announce that a computer is on the phone calls, but Google has been vague and will not confirm if Duplex will be made to self-disclose.

Artificial Intelligence

Google’s new AI assistant can pass for a human on phone calls

In the near future, a machine can book reservations on your behalf, and the human on the other line may never realize that they are talking to a chatbot.

News

How posting memories on social media can make you more forgetful

A new study found that the use of social media can actually make us more forgetful about what exactly happened in those pictures.

Job search

How to “clean up” your social media presence before a job search

Let’s take a look at what you can do to prep your social media profiles for a job search, which might entail a background check or a critical look at your online reputation.

News

15 companies where most employees make at least $100K

Looking for a new job but only if you are sure of the salary? Well you are in luck because as of February public companies are now required to disclose a ratio that compares the salary of their CEO with the pay of their median employee. Some of the ratios were a bit to closely aligned with the Economic Policy Institute's estimation that CEOs were making as much as 270 times that of their average workers in 2016.

News

Here is everything you need to know about the new Gmail

Stop what you are doing. Put everything down. There is a new version of Gmail out and you need to know everything about it. None of the new features are quite earth shattering, but they definitely may make you a bit more organized. 

The Whole Human

How mindfulness can transform your hellish commute into an oasis

How we commute to work sets the tone for the rest of our day, but for too many of us, it’s a lousy experience filled with rotten smells, honking cars, and miserable passengers.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in April 2018

Are you looking for a job? To help in your job search, Ladders has compiled this list of companies hiring for the most $100K+ jobs as of April, 2018. Ladders puts this data together using its continuously updated database of the highest paying jobs.

HUMOR

Here are Google, Amazon and Facebook’s ‘secrets’ to hiring the best people

It’s not that list of popular Google interview questions you Googled on Google.

news

These are the best companies to work for and their amazing perks

Does a ping pong table even count as a perk anymore?

News

Labor board rules ex-Google employee’s firing over ‘gender stereotypes’ was legal

A federal government agency has concluded that Google did not break labor laws for firing James Damore, the Google engineer who wrote a controversial memo about his company's diversity initiatives.

News

Google is making email live and interactive

What if your email was a living, breathing thing that updated automatically? Google announced that Gmail is moving towards that future.

News

The Google Chrome extension Memento Mori would like to remind you that death awaits us all

Seize the day, they said. It would be easy, they said. Just kidding. Now, there's an easier way to potentially make sure that work isn't your everything. It's called Memento Mori, a clock without days that counts down on your computer, because as we all know, our time here is limited.

News

Ex-Google engineer James Damore files class-action suit alleging discrimination against white conservative men

Former Google engineer James Damore filed a class-action lawsuit against Google for discrimination on account of alleged 'perceived conservative political views,' 'their male gender,' or 'their Caucasian race.'

Age Discrimination

Report: Major companies excluding older workers from job ads on Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn

If you're above a certain age, you may not be seeing job ads from dozens of the nation's top employers — including Amazon, Verizon, UPS, and Facebook.

News

Facebook wants to help you find your next job

Facebook is muscling into the online job-search marketplace. Now if only you could keep their bosses from seeing your embarrassing photos, too.

News

Billionaire CEOs make a pro-immigration pitch to save DACA

Silicon Valley's pro-immigration stance leads that of any other industry.

News

Now Google searches will nudge you if you’re clinically depressed

Google's new approach is designed to help people find help instead of struggling alone.

News

Google engineer fired for sexism sends signs of planning a class-action lawsuit

Are more James Damores on the horizon?

Future of Work

2 million job candidates are desperate to work for Google. Why?

How one company became among the most desired.

Technology of Work

Google’s best email idea: make everyone sound friendlier

Be your best self, automatically.