HR community reacts to Hire by Google announcement


“I was really surprised when their product lead [Google Vice President Bogomil Balkansky] left to go on some sort of sabbatical earlier this year,” says Madeline Laurano, founder of Aptitude Research Partners. “That’s a little unusual when a product is getting so much momentum—it seemed a little strange. Google has a long history of abruptly pulling the plug even on products that appeared to be successful, says Laurano.