YouTube Going on Hiring Spree

first_imgWhat’s this? Honest-to-god good news in the face of on-going economic disaster? Why it sure is. Looks like YouTube will be expanding its staff by around 30 percent, making 2011 the video site’s biggest year of hiring. The Google video site will be adding around 200 staff members to its current ranks of around 650. YouTube is looking for folks to fill in a diverse range of positions throughout the world, with a number located at the company’s headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area.Says YouTube HR exec Jeff Ferguson, “We now have aspiring filmmakers and musicians building their careers on YouTube, activists opening our eyes to global issues and individuals telling their stories in ways that only video can capture. And because we believe that technology and platforms like YouTube are giving rise to the most diverse set of faces and voices ever seen or heard in human history, us YouTubers really enjoy and feel proud to work here.”last_img

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