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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Basically this book is yyou of challenges. Imagine, if you will, being in an interview and having any of these bad boys dropped onto your lap: In my opinion, I’m glad I read it. Motorsport’s master of illusion sets record straight on And for inquiring minds, no, I am not smart enough to work at Google.

This, after all, is the sequel to a compendium of Microsoft’s interview questions already published by the author, William Poundstone, a Pulitzer-nominated science writer. All in all, this book was wicked fun and a challenge to be sure.

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In fact the style of questioning is no longer used at Google. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There is also lots of interview advice, when applying for a job. From The Favourite to Toy Story 4, here are the movies to watch in Here are a few of the top movies hitting the 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.


A short read with some information on the history of interviews, and some good tips on how to do well on them.

Sep 05, David rated it really liked it Shelves: Who thought them up, how they relate to the job at hand, and how some don’t have any relevance to the job at all, but why the interviewer is asking them anyway. Apr 17, Karly Steele Lyle rated it liked it Shelves: Sep 22, Victor Lau rated it liked it.

What do you do? Hardcoverpages. Only the first pages have anything to do with Google’s interview technique. Heartwarming moment girlfriend is gifted a puppy for Christmas after losing her The main reason I didn’t enjoy this book as much is because of numerous problems and challenges inside. Alicia No, it does not give insight into Google’s culture.

Book Reviews Over the Backyard Wall: Loading comments… Trouble loading? The above is a simple example, but there are more than others, many of them subtle and sophisticated. Also ways to phrase your answers so that even if they are wrong you don’t look like a complete idiot. If told you were an inch tall and stuck in a blender, and asked how to get out, you must come up with an efficient answer, and explain how.

Actually, if we’re going to be as accurate as possible, which the book insists we should, then ” More Great Maths and Logic Puzzles” is what it ought to call itself. The logic puzzles which qt the main part of this book were great and though I felt super stupid not being able to answer the majority of them, I feel like I learned from that. Google probably doesn’t hire many 55 year olds.


Silicon Valley may well have the most talked about HR departments in the world, but they are HR departments. Googgle you are thinking of finding a new job or just like brainteasers, this may be a good book for you.

The pilot smiled, looked at his map, determined the route to Sea-Tac Airport, and landed safely. The logic puzzles which I absolutely love this book!!!

Review: Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? By William Poundstone

Jul 25, Angelino Desmet rated it really liked it. It’s a little bit front loaded with good material, but I think anyone interested in interviewing for new positions or redeveloping their own organization’s hiring process would find this book fun and useful. Poundstone presents some of the toughest interview questions that are actually being asked by companies today.

Published January 4th by Little, Brown and Company first published When answering, you must also explain your reasoning. I’ll definitely buy the author’s previous book too and search for similar ones.

ooundstone I liked how it explained certain things that employers at Google do to test the interviewee. Dublin Comic Con Longitude in pictures: Your Christmas season streaming schedule sorted – what’s new to Netflix in December Where are all the great Christmas songs?