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Here’s Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai’s Memo on the Hiring Slowdown

Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai

Photographer: Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is planning to slow hiring for the rest of the year, in line with other tech giants who have either made similar decisions or announced job cuts. Historically, Google has remained relatively immune to the economic dips of the technology sector, but in an internal memo seen by Bloomberg News, Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai highlighted the uncertain global economic outlook as the key reason for the hiring slowdown. 

Here’s the memo, in full: