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Google Uses Algorithms to Determine Employees Likely to Quit


Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Google


Google logoBecause of the recent losses of Google employees such as engineers, designers and sales executives, the company is using an algorithm to help it determine which of their 20,000 workers would be most likely to quit. Based on information from employee and peer reviews, surveys, and promotion and pay raises, details are sketchy as to details of the formula. While it seems like an interesting idea, we are not sure that math can account for those workers who simply have a bad hair day, go ballistic and split.


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