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Big company life

by Joel Spolsky
Friday, May 25, 2007

From a Meetup recruiting page: “At Google, you get your free Google-approved haircut at the Googleplex by a Googler with an IQ in the 99% percentile of all haircutters. The average Googler Haircutter has over 45 RSS feeds in their Google Reader. The walls are very clean, and you will not need to interact with non-Googlers.”


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