The internet giant seems to indicate that it will not be spared by the hard times ahead

A potential recession will not spare many multinationals, that's what investors who are liquidating their positions in tech giants seem to think

Sundar Pichai, the CEO, has just warned employees that the company will probably not be spared from a potential recession

"The uncertain global economic outlook has been top of mind," Pichai said in an internal memo reviewed by TheStreet and confirmed by a spokesperson

Something I cherish about our culture is that we’ve never viewed these types of challenges as obstacles

Google needs to be "more entrepreneurial, working with greater urgency, sharper focus, and more hunger than we’ve shown on sunnier days."

In the past, Google has often been relatively untouched by economic downturns affecting the technology sector

But since then, Google has continued to hire. The company had 163,906 employees as of March 31, up 17.1% year-on-year, according to a filing