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Google offers $3.5 million to Staff Engineer to reject Facebook offer

Google offers employee $3.5 million to stay, gives Facebook the death stare
By: Anthony Garreffa | Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Nov 12, 2010 1:11 am

A staff engineer at Google was being wined and dined by Facebook, Google in turn offering him an amazing $3.5 million in restricted stock by Google (which means Google is offering $3.5 million worth of stock at todays pricing, which could very well be worth much more than that in the future).

 

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What did he do?

 

He accepted it of course - some battles for employees are lost to Facebook, but this is a tick in the right box for Google.

 

NEWS SOURCES:Techcrunch.com

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