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GIVE@WAY: Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? by William Poundstone @littlebrown



Book Description


January 4, 2012

You are shrunk to the height of a nickel 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 America's best companies, you need to have an answer to this and other puzzling questions.

ARE YOU SMART ENOUGH TO WORK AT GOOGLE? guides readers through the surprising solutions to dozens of the most challenging interview questions. The book covers the importance of creative thinking, ways to get a leg up on the competition, what your Facebook page says about you, and much more. ARE YOU SMART ENOUGH TO WORK AT GOOGLE? is a must read for anyone who wants to succeed in today's job market.

About the Author

William Poundstone is the author of twelve books, including How Would You Move Mount Fuji? and Fortune's Formula, which was Amazon Editors' pick for the #1 nonfiction book of the year in 2005. He has written for the New York Times, Harper's, Harvard Business Review, and the Village Voice, among other publications. He lives in Los Angeles. 

Details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (January 4, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 031609997X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316099974


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  1. Those types of creative thinking scenarios would probably create a lot of good dinner conversation around here! Looks very interesting, thanks for the info and chance to win!
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  2. Lol that sure is a different book from the average! But I just can't believe they would really ask such a strange question.

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  3. You have to take one of those surveys where I work, you know the kind--would you rather be a runner or on a basketball team.
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  4. I'm not really sure that answering questions like this show how smart --- or creative --- a person is. Or identifies the best workers.

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