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Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? : Fiendish Puzzles and and Impossible Interview Questions from the World's Top Com -- Paperback
Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? : Fiendish Puzzles and and Impossible Interview Questions from the World's Top Com -- Paperback
Publisher : Oneworld Publications
Published Date : 2012/04
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781851689170

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You are shrunk to the height of a ten-pence piece and thrown in a blender. The blades start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do? If you want to work at Google, or any of the world's top employers, you'll need to have a convincing answer to this and countless other tricky puzzles.

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? reveals the new extreme interview questions in the post-crash, hypercompetitive job-market and uncovers the extraordinary lengths the best companies will go to find the right staff. William Poundstone guides readers through the surprising solutions to over a hundred of the most challenging conundrums actually used in interviews, as well as covering the importance of creative thinking, what your Facebook page says about you, and much more.
Book Description
Table of Contents
 
    1 Outnumbered at the Googleplex
      What It Takes to Get Hired at a              3  (18)
      Hyperselective Company
    2 The Cult of Creativity
      A History of Human Resources, or Why         21 (21)
      Interviewers Go Rogue
    3 Punked and Outweirded
      How the Great Recession Mainstreamed         42 (9)
      Bizarre interview Questions
    4 Google's Hiring Machine
      How They Pick the One to Hire out of the     51 (17)
      130 Who Apply
    5 Engineers and How Not to Think Like Them
      The Value of Keeping Things Simple           68 (12)
    6 A Field Guide to Devious Interview
    Questions
      Decoding the Interviewer's Hidden Agendas    80 (17)
    7 Whiteboarding
      The Art of the Visual Solution               97 (9)
    8 Dr. Fermi and the Extraterrestrials
      How to Estimate Just About Anything in       106(8)
      Sixty Seconds or Less
    9 The Unbreakable Egg
      Questions That Ask "How Would You...?"       114(11)
    10 Weighing Your Head
      What to Do When You Draw a Blank             125(12)
Answers                                            137(120)
Acknowledgments                                    257(2)
Websites and Videos                                259(2)
Notes                                              261(10)
Bibliography                                       271(6)
Index                                              277
 

You are shrunk to the height of a ten-pence piece and thrown in a blender. The blades start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do? If you want to work at Google, or any of the world's top employers, you'll need to have a convincing answer to this and countless other tricky puzzles. Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? reveals the new extreme interview questions in the post-crash, hypercompetitive job-market and uncovers the extraordinary lengths the best companies will go to find the right staff. William Poundstone guides readers through the surprising solutions to over a hundred of the most challenging conundrums actually used in interviews, as well as covering the importance of creative thinking, what your Facebook page says about you, and much more.