Google's rapid growth is causing culture changes and employee complaints

Employees at Google continue to cite organization shifts and changes in culture compared to when they joined the company, according to CNBC.

One reason for these changes is the rapid growth Google has experienced over the past decade. This growth has also pushed some employees to leave. Google's former chief of international relations Ross LaJeunesse said he was pushed out after raising concerns about human rights. Mr. LaJeunesse said that when he started at Google executives prioritized ethics over profits.

Managing a workforce that has increased significantly over the past 15 years comes with challenges. In 2001, Google employed 300 people. Today, the tech giant has 114,000 employees and continues to grow.

One former engineering director told CNBC that the growth isn't being managed smoothly. He claimed one reason he left was because management was putting emphasis on head count. The former employee alleges this priority allowed "weaker" team members to remain on the job.

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