The Happiness Machine: How Google became such a great place to work.

The Happiness Machine: How Google became such a great place to work.

“…it would be a mistake to conclude that Google doles out such perks just to be nice. POPS rigorously monitors a slew of data about how employees respond to benefits, and it rarely throws money away. The five-month maternity leave plan, for instance, was a winner for the company. After it went into place, Google’s attrition rate for new mothers dropped down to the average rate for the rest of the firm…”

“Our mission is to have all people decisions be informed by data.”

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