Google Cloud is shutting down Hire, the recruiting service that its former CEO Diane Greene helped create
- Google is shutting down its recruiting-management service Hire a little over two years after the product officially was launched, the company said in a support article on Tuesday.
- Part of the "difficult decision" to shutter the product, the company said, was to focus its resources on "other products in the Google Cloud portfolio."
- Customers can use the service until September 1, 2020 or when their contract ends, whichever comes first, Google said.
- Notably, Hire was based on the technology Google acquired when it bought the Bebop in 2015, a startup founded by Diane Greene.
- A little over 6 months after Greene's departure, Google has decided to move on from the recruiting service she helped create.
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Hire will officially sunset for businesses using the product on September 1, 2020. Customers can use the service until that date or when their contract ends, whichever comes first, Google said. based on the technology Google acquired when it bought the startup Bebop in 2015 for an undisclosed amount. Bebop was cofounded by Diane Greene and its acquisition was seen as a way for the tech giant to bring Greene on-board to lead its Cloud division. Greene, however, left her post as Google's cloud chief in early 2019, being replaced by Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian.
A little over 6 months after Greene's departure, Google has decided to move on from the recruiting service she helped create.Google says that it will not add any more functionality to Hire before the sunset date, but service itself will be maintained. Businesses using Hire today will also be able to export their data for free until the service shuts down on September 1, 2020, or when their contract ends, whichever comes first. Get the latest Google stock price here.Advertisement
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