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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This book is all about Google. Jan 12, Aysha rated it liked it. In addition to the answers, he delves into the histories of the questions themselves. Overall this book is okay. Honestly, this book enougg amazing.

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? by William Poundstone

Heartwarming moment girlfriend is gifted a puppy for Christmas after losing her Apparently, the answer for me is no. Nov 08, Crina Bucur rated it really liked it Shelves: The logic puzzles which were 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. The short answer to the title of this book is “No”. William Poundstone underscores the right mindset any person can and should develop.

Jul 11, Harshdeep Gupta rated it it was amazing. The blades start moving in sixty seconds. Th rest of the book is only worth skimming through. It turns out that each number, when written as a word, is the highest possible containing one more letter than its predecessor. Order by newest oldest recommendations. The logic puzzles which I absolutely love this book!!! A time where key skills will be adaptability and a willingness to keep learning, no matter how much you fall.

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

Thomas Kilroy’s honesty, scepticism and ability to love I also bailed on several and had issues with some of the lines of reasoning in others. The book covers the importance of creative thinking, ways to get a leg up on the competition, smagt your Facebook page says about you, and much more.

Unfortunately, the only coin on wirk island is bent and is seriously biased. Poundstone also explores the usefulness of more traditional interview techniques. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Refresh and try again. The second half of the book is devoted to finding the best way to solve each problem.

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I think if the book had more information about I didn’t really enjoy this book at all for some reasons. The interviewer will never tell you whether you’re doing good or bad.

There is also lots of interview advice, when applying for a job. How much, ideally, do I want to read about them? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The pilot smiled, looked at his map, determined the route to Sea-Tac Airport, and landed safely. Every family keeps having children until they have a boy; then they stop. 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. I recommend the book for all those who like a diverse range of challenging puzzles. The author has a flair for the dramatic and loves to exaggerate a bit, but it’s all in good fun.

Miten 4 minuutin tiimalasilla ja 7 minuutin tiimalasilla mitataan tasan 9 minuuttia? Brief Answers to the Big Questions review: Know what comes next in this number sequence? If you like this kind of thing, and if you have the time for it, then you will love this book. Nice book for puzzle lovers. It was also interesting that the author included real life experiences of people who applied to the top companies in the world.


It provides a behind-the-scenes account of the techniques, tricks, and ninja mind games that a job seeker might enounter After they were on the ground, the copilot asked the pilot how he had done it. Poundstone studied physics at MIT and many of his ideas concern the social and financial impact of scientific ideas. Apr 13, Laurie rated it really liked it Shelves: Also ways to phrase your answers so that even if they are wrong you don’t look like a complete idiot. This book surely does not disappoint.

After all if you are googling them, then they definitely are googling you.

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

In fact the style of questioning is no …more No, it does not give insight into Google’s culture. Poundstone explains how Google, with its extensive perks and cool working environment, remains one of the world’s most popular employers. There is also a list of useful websites on the matter to refer to, at the end of the book.

Still, its good to know the types of questions employers may be asking these days.