A quick, interesting way to gauge the health of tech companies is to look at their revenue per employee.
Is management actually growing the business by investing headcount? Or just treading water?
The answers to those questions for Google and Amazon might surprise you.
The best way to do look up this metric is to go to Wolfram Alpha and enter a query like this: “[company name] revenue per employee over the past [X] years.”
Here are some charts on some big name tech companies.
Read more: Business Insider