Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 11/30/2008 9:32 AM | Comments (13)
Google's director of online sales and operations gives Google Watch some insight into the search and advertising company's hiring practices. Think you've got what it takes to work on Google's AdWords sales team? Well, be prepared to do some homework, because you won't get your foot in the Googleplex door without f... [More]
Tags: | Posted by Admin on 11/28/2008 9:43 AM | Comments (3)
My name is John Welth, I'm a manager in Google Inc. I will be the first to admit that it is my soft skills, and only partially my programming skills, that has got me to where I am today at the manager level. I am a good "architect", problem solver, and researcher, and I am very good at designing an application's business rules. Ho... [More]
Tags: , , | Posted by Admin on 11/27/2008 3:09 PM | Comments (0)
Many people have criticized Google’s (GOOG) management for losing market share in China to local firm Baidu (BIDU) after initially taking a commanding share in the browser market. In surveys my firm conducted with Chinese youth in Shanghai between the ages of 18 and 24, over 80% said that they used Baidu as their primary search engine wit... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 11/26/2008 10:52 AM | Comments (1)
What’s the best way to drive traffic to your blog these days? … Write an entry about your Google job interview. Recently I’ve found yet another one of those. This one is actually well written and quite interesting, so go read it first. Today, I wanted to focus on another issue, though — if you read comments for this a... [More]
Tags: | Posted by Admin on 11/26/2008 10:51 AM | Comments (0)
Apparently, scoring an interview with Google—and making all the way to final stages of the evaluation process—is enough to get some attention online. That’s what happened to erstwhile blogger Peteris Krumins, who summed up the challenging telephone and in-person questions and relatively posh life as a Google applicant like wit... [More]
Tags: , , | Posted by Admin on 11/25/2008 9:24 AM | Comments (0)
Was removed by author's request. But you can still read original story of BadMagicNumber experience in google interview.
Tags: , , , , | Posted by Admin on 11/24/2008 9:44 AM | Comments (20)
A little more than two weeks ago I had an on-site interview at Google in Mountain View, California! The job interview with Google was an interesting experience and I want to tell you about it. (I got the green light from Google to publish this article). The position I was interviewing for was a Google SRE. SRE stands for Site Reliability Eng... [More]
Tags: | Posted by Admin on 11/23/2008 4:18 AM | Comments (0)
Google recently hitched a ride up to space with the GeoEye-1, the new imagery satellite built by the company GeoEye. Today, the company sent us a picture (above) that the new satellite snapped of the Google’s Googleplex headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. While you may look at the Google Maps view of the Googleplex and think this im... [More]
Posted by Admin on 11/16/2008 1:55 AM | Comments (8)
So the economy is really bad and your job might be on the line, Google is always looking for new talent. Here are 2 questions that they asked a friend of mine. What would you answer? 1. You have been shrunk down to the size of a nickel and tossed into a blender. You are told that the blender blades will start in 60 seconds.What would you d... [More]
Posted by Admin on 11/15/2008 4:53 AM | Comments (0)
A good resume is worth its weight in gold. The hardest part about getting any job is getting the interview. Make a good impression first time round, and you're definitely in with a shout for the job. That's why it's important to work on your resume, and keep it continually up to date with every new development in your personal caree... [More]
Posted by Admin on 11/14/2008 3:42 AM | Comments (3)
Before showing up at the interview, google the company and the person you are interviewing. It only makes sense. If you want to really impress the interviewer come prepared to ask questions about the company and the interviewer. If the interviewer blogs, read the blogs. Find any company oriented blogs via technorati or bloglines, and read t... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 11/12/2008 2:20 PM | Comments (0)
This is the last part of posts describing my own experience interviewing with Google. You may find the first interview here and then follow the traces until this last one. Time had already passed (almost a month) after three successive interviews with Google and this last one was most probably the critical one. I did not prepare for this as m... [More]
Tags: , , , | Posted by Admin on 11/11/2008 2:18 PM | Comments (0)
This is the 3rd interview I had with Google. You can find the previous and the questions asked here: * First Google interview * Second interview In the 3rd interview I talked with a woman software engineer from Mountain View. As usually it lasted for about 45 minutes but there was a surprise waiting at the last question..But let's take ... [More]
Tags: , , , | Posted by Admin on 11/10/2008 2:15 PM | Comments (0)
This continues from my first Google interview described here In overall, the second one was harder in terms of questions and expectations. I was called again from Mountain View sharply at the time we had arranged. The conversation began with an interesting question: "What would you change in the Java programming language?" This has... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 11/9/2008 2:12 PM | Comments (3)
The first Google interview is most likely the easiest one. I have the feeling that they normally ask general questions, just to ensure that you have some knowledge of computers and you are not just the guy who believes he deserves a place in Google because he can make nice Powerpoint presentations. At least happened in my case. A guy from ... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 11/4/2008 2:15 PM | Comments (0)
First off, I’ll spare you the suspense. I did NOT get offered a job at Google… but I did have a lot of fun! I was first contacted back in December by a Google talent recruiter. Mike had been in the middle of his Google interviews, so it was an exciting time. Was I interested? Definitely! There are few in the software industry... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 11/3/2008 2:12 PM | Comments (8)
Last time I was interviewed for a software development engineer position, the recruiter asked me some of the classical Microsoft interview questions, such as “How Would You Move Mount Fuji?” or “How many gas station are there in your country?“. It was the first time for me to be asked such questions but having obtained ... [More]