Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? by William Poundstone
Trick Questions, Zen-like Riddles, Insanely Difficult Puzzles, and Other Devious Interviewing Techniques You ... Know to Get a Job Anywhere in the New Economy

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Somebody has managed to imagine that the book's American references would bewilder foreign readers, and Britishised them into "Waitrose", "Belmarsh", "quid" etc, which is patronising and weird – especially in a book that asks how "smart" we are.
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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.
 

About William Poundstone

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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.
 
Published January 4, 2012 by Little, Brown and Company. 283 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Leo Benedictus on Apr 21 2012

Somebody has managed to imagine that the book's American references would bewilder foreign readers, and Britishised them into "Waitrose", "Belmarsh", "quid" etc, which is patronising and weird – especially in a book that asks how "smart" we are.

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