Amazon poached 30 executives from Microsoft in the past 3 years — 6 times as many executives as the next lead poacher, Google (AMZN)

Amazon poached more Microsoft executives from 2015 to 2017 than any other tech company, CNBC reports, citing the data-collecting startup Paysa. Microsoft is known for churning out quality employees, but while other tech giants took two (Apple and eBay) or five (Google) execs in those three years, Amazon managed to poach 30. Proximity most likely has a lot to do with the migration, but Amazon’s innovation and compensation are said to also be deciding factors, especially for employees who have already spent years at Microsoft. …read more

Source:: Yahoo Finance


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