There are search engine companies, there are some more search engine companies and then there is GOOGLE! I am impressed by the way this company is growing. Google Search, News, Groups, Blogspace, Scholar, Maps, toolbar, Watch, directory, Picasa, Keyhole.. and ofcourse GMAIL!! They are hiring like anything.. their advertising strategies are too good. The phrase "I am going to Google" or "Have you googled for this?" is quite common these days. They are beating every other company in the field..
Read this - http://www.fortune.com/fortune/technology/articles/0,15114,1050065,00.html