12/26/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Google Continues To Get Leaner, "Significantly" Reducing Contractors

Google (GOOG) has about 10,000 contractors and it wants to reduce that number, PR rep Jane Penner told CNET.

"We have 10,000, and we have had a plan in place for awhile to significantly reduce that number," Penner told CNET. "This is something we've been thinking about for awhile--six or seven months. It predates the most acute phase of the (present economic) crisis."

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