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Imprint: Oneworld Publications

Subject: Business

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

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

William Poundstone

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?

  • Publication date: March 7, 2013
  • ISBN: 9781851689552
  • RRP: £8.99
  • Pages: 304
  • Publication date: April 1, 2012
  • ISBN: 9781780740751
  • RRP: £5.994.99
  • Pages: 288


"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

William Poundstone

William Poundstone is the author of seventeen books including How to Predict Everything, How to Predict the Unpredictable and Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? He has written for the Economist, New York Times, Harper’s and Harvard Business Review, among others. You can find out more about him on his website:

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