A recent post on this blog Dare Obasanjo you have this question been asked
Q: How do they tell if they have bad results? A: They have a bunch of watchdog services that track uptime for various servers to make sure a bad one isn’t causing problems. In addition, they have 10,000 human evaluators who are always manually checking the relevance of various results.
And this has created thread about how these 10,000 human evaluators go through each and every site in Google search results. And they work in different part of the work and work part time.
This is one of the Google Job ads showed up in some of the Indian newspapers
Search Quality Coordinator –
Hyderabad Position based in Hyderabad, India.
Do you have a passion for Google? Do you desire to help improve the quality of Google’s search results? Google is recruiting enthusiastic, web-savvy individuals for search quality evaluation.
* Reviewing assigned sites for quality and content. * Troubleshooting website issues and identifying areas of concern and interest. * Investigating web sites. * Working on special projects, as needed.
* Excellent web research skills. * Excellent analytical skills. * Detail oriented; ability to complete large volume of work quickly. * Flexible. * Proven track record of exceptional performance, high productivity and meeting deadlines. * Ability to work cooperatively and proactively with team members. * Fluency in English.
* One to three years related experience in an Internet company and with web research. * Previous experience with a computer programming language. * Familiarity with typical web practices such as managing a domain name. * Basic HTML experience.
According to some other articles in Search engine watch
These Google Testers are paid $10 to #20 for an hour to filter the results inside the Google search results. This huge discussion is going on the webmaster world. To me this is a kind of big hilarious task.
If they are going to make the search results free from spammers it is great but doing this mind boiling task is not easy to get rid of the spammers. If this is the case they might also looking for Google Adwords advertisers landing page as well.