The Google Resume: How to Prepare for a Career and Land a Job at Apple, Microsoft, Google, or any Top Tech Company

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 25, 2011 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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The Google Resume is the only book available on how to win a coveted spot at Google, Microsoft, Apple, or other top tech firms. Gayle Laakmann McDowell worked in Google Engineering for three years, where she served on the hiring committee and interviewed over 120 candidates. She interned for Microsoft and Apple, and interviewed with and received offers from ten tech firms. If you’re a student, you’ll learn what to study and how to prepare while in school, as well as what career paths to consider. If you’re a job seeker, you’ll get an edge on your competition by learning about hiring procedures and making yourself stand out from other candidates.
  • Covers key concerns like what to major in, which extra-curriculars and other experiences look good, how to apply, how to design and tailor your resume, how to prepare for and excel in the interview, and much more
  • Author was on Google’s hiring committee; interned at Microsoft and Apple; has received job offers from more than 10 tech firms; and runs CareerCup.com, a site devoted to tech jobs

Get the only comprehensive guide to working at some of America’s most dynamic, innovative, and well-paying tech companies with The Google Resume.

  

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Basic but helpful advice. - Goodreads
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Gayle's writing style is clear and concise. - Goodreads
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Review: The Google Resume: How to Prepare for a Career and Land a Job at Apple, Microsoft, Google, or Any Top Tech Company

User Review  - Misha Ring - Goodreads

First of all i should say that i deeply appreciate what Gayle Laakman usually does. Last year i spent a lot of time on her careercup.com website. Also i've read another book of her, which is «Cracking ... Read full review

Review: The Google Resume: How to Prepare for a Career and Land a Job at Apple, Microsoft, Google, or Any Top Tech Company

User Review  - عَبدُالكَرِيمْ الهاشمي - Goodreads

The only book I suggest to people who want to land an interview with $BigTechCompany interview. I got an interview (followed by two other interviews by Google) while reading this book after spending ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
Advanced Preparation
Chapter
Six Hallmarksof a Powerful Résumé
Deconstructing
Cover Lettersand References
Interview Prep and Overview
Working with YourRecruiter Communicationand Behavior
Interview Questions
The Programming Interview
Getting intoGaming
Deadlines Extensions and Declining
On the
Final Thoughts
Copyright

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GAYLE LAAKMANN MCDOWELL worked in Google Engineering for three years, where she served on the hiring committee and interviewed over 120 candidates. She interned for Microsoft and Apple, and interviewed with and received offers from ten tech firms. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and is founder and CEO of CareerCup.com, a site devoted to tech jobs. She is the author of Cracking the Coding Interview.

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