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Before Google, Sergey Brin Wanted "Good Pay, Very Little Work"



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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Google co-founder Sergey Brin stands in front of a self-driving car at the Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed State Senate Bill 1298 that allows driverless cars to operate on public roads for testing purposes. The bill also calls for the Department of Motor Vehicles to adopt regulations that govern licensing, bonding, testing and operation of the driverless vehicles before January 2015. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Before founding Google with fellow Stanford graduate student Larry Page, Sergey Brin was looking for a job just like the rest of us with an online resume.

    The resume is innocuous enough with an expected Ph.D in 1997 and several jobs writing algorithms and code, including a movie-rating project written in Python, but there's no objective in the resume. Instead, as Business Insider found out,  the objective is hidden in the HTML, and can be seen if a user decides to view the source code.

    <!–<H4>Objective:</H4> A large office, good pay, and very little work. Frequent expense-account trips to exotic lands would be a plus.–>

    While we don't quite know the square footage of Brin's office space, it's probably big enough and he likely makes his own hours tooling around Google X. As for money -- he's worth around $31.8 billion -- and he and other Google executives have used the corporate jets several times for "exotic trips" to places such as Paris, Cancun, Tahiti, Puerto Vallarta, Spain and Africa.