I thought it might be useful to collect some
of the questions I or my friends have been asked over the years. I've
had a number of jobs in the computer industry with the side effect that
I've been to a lot of interviews. Obviously these are all centered
around Linux System Administration since that's my profession.
So to dive r... [More]
1. How many golf balls can fit in a school bus?
2. You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and your mass is
proportionally reduced so as to maintain your original density. You are
then thrown into an empty glass blender. The blades will start moving
in 60 seconds. What do you do?
3. How much should you charge to wash all the windows i... [More]
A friend of mine had an interview a couple weeks ago with Google Inc.
He provided me a list of just some of the questions he was asked. I’ve
added a few more from others I have talked to who had interviews with
the internet giant, Google, as well. See if you can answer them. Many
are open ended with several right answers, therefore I did ... [More]
Earlier this year a friend of mine asked if he could give my email address and/or resume to recruiters at Google.
Google set aside half of a day for engineers to look for resumes and
contact friends who might be the type of person good would like to
hire. I’d been happy with my current job so I was hesitant but I
relented and said he coul... [More]