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Google CEO personally responds to 7-year-old girl who wrote letter asking for a job

By WITW Staff on February 16, 2017

Already enamored with computers and tablets, Chloe Bridgewater, a 7-year-old from Hereford, England, decided she wouldn’t be wasting any time in becoming one of Google’s youngest ever job applicants. The youngster sent a letter to the tech company explaining that she liked computers and tablets, and that she had heard from her father that Google employees “can sit on bean bags and go down slides and ride go karts.”

To her surprise, and her father’s, the CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, soon wrote her back. In a LinkedIn post that has since gone viral, Chloe’s father, Andy Bridgewater, shared the Google CEO’s encouraging response to his daughter’s “application.”

In the post, Andy revealed that Chloe had suffered a loss in confidence since being “knocked down” by a car years ago. After Pichai’s response, he said, his daughter’s drive to someday work for Google had only grown stronger – even if he’s “not sure she’s fully aware that it’ll take more than riding go karts and sleeping in pods to make it!”

Read the full story at Business Insider.


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