Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?: Trick Questions, Zen-like Riddles, Insanely Difficult…

Hardcover | January 4, 2012

byWilliam Poundstone

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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.

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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 solutio...

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

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 1.25 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780316099974

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"For those in the job market, Poundstone provides a handy survey of killer questions and how to answer them. For others, he offers the challenge of matching wits with people at America's most innovative companies. As for employers, he presents a timely warning about creative thinking and why job interviews don't work...The format affords Poundstone room to display his scientific knowledge, mathematical fluency and knack for explaining the arcane in playfully precise sentences."-Bloomberg Businessweek