Posted by Admin on 7/20/2009 10:31 PM | Comments (0)
If you are interviewing for a new job you will significantly improve your chances if you avoid eight deadly errors. Some people lose a job before they even get it, simply because they handle themselves poorly during the interview. When your chance comes, you will want to put your best foot forward. To help you do that, remember these eight ... [More]
Tags: , , , | Posted by Admin on 7/19/2009 10:28 PM | Comments (0)
If you’ve gotten through the first job interview and you’re moving on toward the second one, the odds of being hired have just gone up. With that in mind, you really want to be prepared for that second job interview. The questions will be tougher and things will be more complex in a second interview. Make sure that you dress appropr... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 5/18/2009 10:24 PM | Comments (0)
I have a friend who recently traveled to Google in Boulder, CO, to meet the SketchUp Engineering Team.  He had a wonderful time with these free-range thinkers and they spoke about Google's reputation for crazy interview questions. Here is the question they posed to him ~ A bear gets up and walks a mile south. The bear tu... [More]
Posted by Admin on 4/15/2009 6:39 AM | Comments (0)
I’ve decided to write this post to say to everyone that nothing is impossible, and as a personal experience so anyone can benefit from it when needed, before you read and get very excited, I didn’t  got the job a while ago, Google was hiring people as junior software engineers for the Amman office that they were atten... [More]
Tags: , , , | Posted by Admin on 4/9/2009 1:14 AM | Comments (0)
Google telephonic Interview 1. Asked about my project. Prepare well to answer any type of questions that may arise in your project.They will just ask to explain about any one of the projects listed in your resume. 2. In a plane, n points are given i.e. the input is (x1,y1), (x2,y2)… (xn,yn). Now given these n points.Find the max... [More]
Posted by Admin on 3/18/2009 10:32 AM | Comments (0)
Google is famous for its hard interview questions . When I lived in the USA I used to listen to Car Talk on NPR, a radio show that had its own hard weekly questions in its "puzzler" segment.. When I was browsing the Car Talk web site I saw their hardest "puzzler" . A hundred prisoners are each locked in a... [More]
Tags: , , | Posted by admin on 3/16/2009 1:57 AM | Comments (0)
Hey guys, have you seen such interview before? American president tries to be hired by Google. It sounded very interesting to me. It even includes an interview question about sort algorithms! (It also related to some of the issues brought up in the early hours of last Beery Friday)
Tags: , , , | Posted by Admin on 3/14/2009 2:46 PM | Comments (0)
Phone Interviews The first two phone interviews were back-to-back and lasted 45 minutes each with a 15 minute break in-between. Both interviews had a mix of questions pertaining to programming, algorithm design, work term experiences, school projects and fundamental programming and computing concepts. The interviews were well-rounded and h... [More]
Posted by Admin on 3/6/2009 1:01 AM | Comments (0)
All the below questions are to be done in O(n) time complexity. 1>Given an array of size n-1 whose entries are integers in the range [1, n], find an integer that is missing. Use only O(1) space and treat the input as read-only. 2>Given an array of size n-2 whose entries are integers in the range [1, n], find two integer that are m... [More]
Posted by Admin on 2/9/2009 1:39 AM | Comments (0)
This past week I have not done a single thing. I have no cool photos to share, and not much interesting news...well some interesting news, but not NEARLY as interesting as the rest of my entries have been, though I have an excuse. I finally went to my first History Through Film class...which is more of a film class than a history class. I LO... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 1/18/2009 3:39 PM | Comments (0)
Class, here is an organizational issue that we will be discussing this semester. How can economics help explain individual behavior suggest as hiring or resigning. In particular, we will talk about incentives and informational asymmetries. The article is from TechCrunch, one of my favorite tech sites. Given the importance of this topic fo... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 12/31/2008 9:45 AM | Comments (0)
A couple years ago, there were some HR trolls or maybe some some resume bots that figured out that I went to MIT and that I was a software engineer from my blog (yes, this one). A recruiter from Google emailed me asking me whether I'd be interested in a position at Google. Um yes, isn't that every software developer's dream? That in... [More]
Tags: , , | Posted by Admin on 12/27/2008 10:32 AM | Comments (0)
Dec 1st, 4:00 pm. I had a paper that morning, on 'Object Oriented Modeling'. Didn't sleep last night preparing for the paper. So, my condition wasn't its best for the interview. They called at ten past four in the evening. The interviewer wanted to start off with the interview (coding questions) right away. So did I. He asked... [More]
Tags: , , | Posted by Admin on 12/27/2008 10:31 AM | Comments (0)
Nov 12th, 5:00 pm. This one was interesting. Not the interview itself, but some of the events related to it. I had put up a status message on my orkut profile - "Nov 12th - Big Day.." Since i thought this interview was final phone screen and would decide on my onsite chances, i considered it big. A friend of mine, thought all the whi... [More]
Tags: , , | Posted by Admin on 12/27/2008 10:29 AM | Comments (0)
Nov 3rd, 5:00 pm. I was a little nervous. As for pre-interview preps, i took all my important papers (projects, semester mark sheets, etc) and placed them on my table. I had also some of my codes opened on my laptop screen for quick reference, if needed. Though, none of such preps ever was of any use. Finally the phone rang. It was a female in... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 12/27/2008 10:27 AM | Comments (0)
I had a recent opportunity to do an interview with Google India! While preparing for the interview, the one thing that i would constantly look for, on the internet, was blogs on Google Interview Experiences so that i could learn about the pattern of the interview and the questions. Well, now that i have an experience of my own, i suppose its m... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 12/26/2008 10:04 AM | Comments (0)
Was surfing through some blogs , and found this one interesting. Some of the questions asked by Google Inc. in their interview : 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... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 12/21/2008 2:27 AM | Comments (0)
This was originally posted in mathNEWS, a publication put out by students at the University of Waterloo. Pretty interesting stuff, good to read up on if you are going for a high end Google-type job. Please describe a data structure that accomplishes the functions INSERT and FIND-MEDIAN in the best possible asymptotic time. Given a circula... [More]
Posted by admin on 12/21/2008 2:12 AM | Comments (0)
This video gives an outline of Google’s interview process. Its been created combining experiences of many people who attended Google job interview. Expect more rounds & not less than what was shown in this video.
Tags: | Posted by Admin on 12/12/2008 9:16 AM | Comments (0)
Peteris Krumins is nothing short of a technical genius. Every single one of his blog posts is so detailed, one can write a book about it. He blogs about Linux, programming, and other tech stuff on his blog http://www.catonmat.net/. A short while ago, Peteris posted his very thorough experience interviewing at Google. Needless to say, the leve... [More]
Tags: | Posted by Admin on 12/11/2008 9:44 AM | Comments (0)
First we get into the requirements which basically state a class on algorithms CS610 and 3 out of the 4 classes (CS 631, CS656, CS650, CS630). I will take all 5 classes because I think there is value to all 4 of the classes that I have to pick 3 out of 4. And below are my reasons for all the requirements CS610 - Algorithm Design: A vitally... [More]
Tags: | Posted by Admin on 12/4/2008 5:23 AM | Comments (0)
There are many stories about job interviews at Google. But the most interesting part of any story is the list of questions: Zach had a phone interview in October 2005 and he was asked things like: "Google gets queries from around the world. Write a function that will return a two character string representing a country code given an IP a... [More]
Tags: , | Posted by Admin on 12/1/2008 10:41 AM | Comments (0)
I'm considering applying for the AdWords Account Associate position for Google, Singapore. I actually saw this position posted a while back (possible >2mth) as a friend (not a Googler) had recommended me to apply. Things at my current job were in overdrive at the time so I didn't apply. I'm pleased they're still hiring, but then ... [More]
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]