If you want to work at Google, or any of America’s best companies, you need to have an answer to this and other puzzling questions. ARE YOU SMART. Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google is a business book by Pulitzer Prize-nominated science writer, William Poundstone, describing details of the. Some way into this book, you realise something, or at least I did. Only the first pages have anything to do with Google’s interview technique.
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It provides a behind-the-scenes account of the techniques, tricks, and ninja mind games that a job seeker might enounter Quite a few fun riddles and puzzles. The advice is good not just for Google, but for many other companies as well. Basically this book is full of challenges.
You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and thrown in a blender. Poundstone presents some of the toughest interview questions that are actually being asked by companies today. But an entertaining way to pass some time. Jul 25, Angelino Desmet rated it really liked it. I recommend the book for all those who like a diverse range of challenging puzzles.
The subtleties are thoroughly debated, explanations are satisfactory and the author gracefully manages not to be boring, even when getting technical. I would recommend this book enougj people who enjoys working with problems and solving challenges. S ome way into this book, you realise something, or at least I did. Depends on how much time they’d spend listening to my problem solving.
Sep 05, David rated it really liked it Shelves: This book would help you prepare your mind for that type of thinking and I would highly recommend this book if you were going to interview at Google. I was able worj solve some, others I flubbed.
Review: Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? By William Poundstone
May 24, Lisa rated it liked it. I’ve always heard how challenging the interview process is at Google, so I was very interested to hear more details.
I found the background on some of the questions almost as interesting as some of the question I loved this book! I really liked that it gave an idea of how top companies select workers and what characteristics they look for.
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All in all, this book was wicked fun and a challenge to be sure. Music Love Drugs War View all 5 comments. Google probably doesn’t google many 55 year olds. There is also a list of useful websites on the matter to refer to, at the end of the book.
The object is to get people thinking and the intellectual challenges it poses have become the stuff of legend. If pouundstone want to work at Google, or any of America’s best companies, you smary to have an answer to this and other puzzling questions.
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The demands in the current workplace are and the workplace of the near future will be, by necessity, more complex, more dependent on lateral thinking wprk creativity, and much less focused on the idea of “one right answer. The chance of one toss producing a head is different from the chance of it producing a tail, but s,art chance of two tosses producing a head then a tail is the same as the chance of two tosses producing a tail then a head.