I appreciate that I made it through your candidate filters, it is a true privilege. I have friends at Google and, from what I've heard, it seems like it can be a great place to work.
Unfortunately I cannot imagine working at Google and I feel a responsibility to pass along my reasoning to you in the hopes that I might (if marginally) make a case for better corporate business practices. I want to make a case that key strategic choices are impacting your capacity to attract talent.
- It doesn't seem like the conditions that motivated the Google Walkout have been fundamentally addressed.
- Project Maven, Dragonfly, and probably other things that haven't yet come to light are extremely troubling.
- A detail from the Dragonfly story that struck me was how the company excluded the privacy review team from its considerations.
- From CNBC: "Google's annual diversity report reveals that the company's workforce is still largely white and male and that it made very little progress in the last year to change th