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Google and other tech companies cite the humanities as key for today's careers

"Marissa Mayer, Google's vice-president of consumer products, said, 'We are going through a period of unbelievable growth and will be hiring about 6,000 people this year—and probably 4,000-5,000 from the humanities or liberal arts.' Companies such as Google are looking for 'people who are smart and get things done' from every possible background, she said, yet the humanities have a particular relevance."

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