Number of employees at Alphabet Inc.
Alphabet is the parent company of Google. The following table shows the number of employees at Alphabet from 2004-2017.
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As per the Annual Report of Alphabet for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, the number of its full time employees was 80,110. (As of December 31, 2017, we had 80,110 full-time employees. Although we have work councils and statutory employee representation obligations in certain countries, our U.S. employees are not represented by a labor union. – Alphabet Annual report 2017 – culture and employees.) The number of its employees has increased by around 8000 over the previous year. Alphabet employed 72053 full time employees. Google is known for having an employee oriented culture. The brand invests a lot in managing its employees and their performance. It is also because of the intense competition in the technology industry and the need for qualified engineers and other technical staff. Skilled human resources can be a major source of competitive advantage for a technology brand.
Data from alphabet annual reports