Google: Employees

  • Matt Cutts officially resigns from Google

    Matt Cutts, the former head of search quality at Google, has announced he officially has resigned from Google as of December 31, 2016. He has decided to stay on with the US Digital Service and has been appointed the director of engineering for that governmental department. Matt Cutts first went on leave at Google in 2014 and decided to extend his leave shortly after.

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 30 readers -
  • Google Hires More SEOs

    … Last week, we reported that Google is hiring an SEO to work as an employee in their Google Cloud Platform division. This weekend, I was forwarded an email from an SEO I know that shows Google is now hiring SEOs on a 12-month contract basis to work on the Google Store web site at store.google.com. The contract job means Google…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 19 readers -
  • Google Is Hiring An SEO To Improve Their Ranking In Google

    … Google is hiring an SEO based on a recent job posting on the Google Careers portal. The job listing is for a “Program Manager, Search Engine Optimization.” The description of the job makes it clear that this is about marketing: As a Program Manager for Technical SEO, you will work with cross-functional teams across Marketing, Sales, Product…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 82 readers -
  • Matt Cutts Extends His Unpaid Leave With Google Through 2015

    Matt Cutts, Google’s former head of search spam, said last night on TWIT.TV that he was approved to extend his leave through the end of 2015. Matt has been on leave since July 2014, then extended the leave back in October. We heard from Google a month ago that Matt has been officially replaced as the head of web spam, but Google would not disclose the new individual. On TWIT.

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 39 readers -
  • Udi Manber Moves To YouTube As Head Of Search

    Udi Manber, a longtime Google search executive, has been shifted over to YouTube where he’ll lead search efforts on Google’s super-popular video sharing/viewing website. The news was first reported by the Wall Street Journal in an article about executive changes at YouTube. A Google spokesperson confirmed Manber’s move with us, saying via email: I can confirm that Udi’s now ...

    Matt Mcgee/ Search Engine Land- 18 readers -
  • Google Management Lessons Book Coming From Eric Schmidt

    … Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and former Google SVP Jonathan Rosenberg have written a new book called How Google Works. Not yet published but available for pre-order, it's a wide-ranging discussion of corporate management drawing upon the lessons the two men learned over a decade at Google. The authors explain how technology has…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 9 readers -
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