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Google to Slow Hiring for Rest of Year, Alphabet CEO Says

  • Tech giant will focus hiring on technical roles in 2022, 2023
  • CEO Pichai calls on company to be “more entrepreneurial”
Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai

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Alphabet Inc.’s Google plans to slow hiring for the remainder of the year in the face of a potential economic recession, Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai said Tuesday in an email to staff. 

Pichai said the company will focus on hiring “engineering, technical and other critical roles,” in 2022 and 2023, according to a copy of the email viewed by Bloomberg News.