"Serious ammunition to pack for your next job interview."―Kirkus
"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
"A neat little manifesto on interview technique...Touring through a huge number of puzzles, he provides a truly exhaustive account of all the factors you're meant to consider when thinking your way through the solutions. Tackling [them] is incredibly gratifying, when you're not withering under the baleful eye of a potential employer."―New Scientist Culture Lab
"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
"A helpful guide."―Christian Science Monitor
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.
no. no, I'm definitely not. however if they ask me one of 200 very specific questions, I could fake it now.Published 2 months ago by stompk
Very interesting book with examples of interview and questions after every chapter (and answers in the end). Read morePublished 3 months ago by Vitalii
I don't know about Google interview questions, but this book is a good selection of quirky puzzles. It also has good explanations of how to arrive with the answers to specific... Read morePublished 4 months ago by A Reader from PA
I saw this title through the bookstore window. It made me stop and think "Am I?" I took a minute to picture what it would be like to work at Google: sit at a desk in a... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tim M
Great book! Obsolete, now, but interesting in its own way.Published 7 months ago by T. A. Strickland Jr.
Good read, but not sure how useful it really is in Google interviews. But if you want some exercise for brain muscles during your train rides or free time, you'll find it to be... Read morePublished 8 months ago by ABD