Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

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Pages: 304
Subject: Business
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: Illustrations

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

Fiendish Interview Questions and Puzzles from the World’s Top Companies

William Poundstone

Pit your brains against the taxing riddles used by the world's best companies to select their staff
9781851689552 (7 Mar 2013)
RRP £8.99

The Book

You are shrunk to the height of a penny and thrown in a blender. The blades start moving in sixty seconds. What do you do? If you want to work at Google, or any of the world’s top employers, you’ll need to have a convincing answer to this and countless other baffling puzzles.

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? Reveals the new extreme interview questions in the postcrash, hypercompetitive job-market and uncovers the extraordinary lengths to which the best companies will go to find the right staff. Bestselling author William Poundstone guides readers through the surprising solutions to over a hundred of the most challenging conundrums used in interviews, as well as covering the importance of creative thinking, what your Facebook page says about you, and what really goes on inside the Googleplex. How will you fare?

Additional Information

Subject Business
Pages 304
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations Illustrations


About the Author

William Poundstone is the bestselling author of over ten bestselling non-fiction books, including Priceless: The Hidden Psychology of Value. He has written for The New York TimesThe EconomistEsquirePsychology Today and Harvard Business Review. His books have sold over half a million copies worldwide.


"Serious ammunition to pack for your next job interview."

- Kirkus Reviews

"Poundstone offers strategies for making the best of nerve-racking situations, decoding interviewer's hidden agendas, and salvaging a doomed interview, in a solid treatment peppered with mind-bending puzzles. Poundstone's energetic, compelling writing...makes the book fun even for nonjob seekers."

- Publishers Weekly

Enjoyable. Editor's Pick.

- The Bookseller

Subtle and sophisticated... you will love this book.

- The Observer

A great book.

- Business Life

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