Google moves all job interviews to Hangouts ‘for the foreseeable future’ due to coronavirus

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Google has begun informing prospective job candidates that it will be moving all interviews globally to Google Hangouts or BlueJeans due to coronavirus, according to an email sent to one applicant from the Google staffing team.

“In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to protect our candidates’ and interviewers’ health and wellbeing, we will be conducting all Google interviews globally virtually via Google Hangout (or BlueJeans for applicable countries) for the foreseeable future,” Google says in the email, which The Verge has reviewed. Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Google isn’t the first to cancel on-site interviews in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. On Monday, Facebook said it would be…

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