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How would you move Mount Fuji?

Microsoft"s cult of the puzzle : how the world"s smartest companies select the most creative thinkers
  • 276 Pages
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Little, Brown , Boston
Personnel And Human Resources Management, Business & Economics, Business / Economics / Finance, Business/Economics, Careers - Interviewing, Careers - Job Hunting, Human Resources & Personnel Management, Business & Economics / Careers, Careers - General, Employment interviewing, Interviewing, Microsoft Corpor
StatementWilliam Poundstone.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.I6 P68 2003
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationx, 276 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9662157M
ISBN 100316919160
ISBN 139780316919166
LC Control Number2002040619

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Job seekers will discover how to tackle even the most brain-busting questions, and gain the advantage that could win the job of a lifetime/5(10). "How Would You Move Mount Fuji?" gives you a peek into more than 35 of the most challenging questions, riddles and puzzles used by Microsoft and other companies.

This book will teach you how to answer them creatively and effectively, giving you an upper hand on crucial job interviews. The Impossible questionFile Size: KB. How Would You Move Mount Fuji. explores the riddles and puzzles used in interviews by Microsoft and other high-tech companies.

The author traces the rise and controversial fall of employer-mandated IQ tests, the peculiar obsessions of Bill Gates (who plays figsaw puzzles as a competitive sport) and the sadistic mind games of Wall Street (which reportedly les one job seeker to smash a forty.

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Book: How Would You Move Mount Fuji. This book is targeted at people who are preparing for an interview. Although it is a book about interview puzzles, the puzzles take up very little of the book.

Most of the book is dedicated to interview guides (for the interviewer and interviewee) and the history of the logic puzzle, from its use in IQ tests. You may also adjust the brightness of screen depending on the type of system you're using as there exists bunch of the ways to adjust the brightness.

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gallops down entertaining sidepaths about the history of intelligence testing, the origins of Silicon Valley, and theFile Size: 1MB. But you could read the book for plain fun and some pretty neat insights into the hiring practices in some companies.

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And by the way, to give the answer to the title puzzle, if you tried, you can move Mount Fuji in 30 million years, give or take a few million/5. How Would You Move Mount Fuji. is an indispensable book for anyone in business. Managers seeking the most talented employees will learn to incorporate puzzle interviews in their search for the top candidates.

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(whose title is based on an actual interview question), the Microsoft process is explained: The goal of Microsoft’s interviews is to assess a general problem-solving ability rather than a specific competency. Now comes a new book, How Would You Move Mount Fuji?Microsoft's Cult of the Puzzle - How the World's Smartest Company Selects the Most Creative Thinkers by science writer William Poundstone.

Poundstone talked to various people who have been involved in Microsoft hiring, including those who were interviewed, and those who gave interviews (full disclosure: I worked at Microsoft for ten years 5/5(K).

How Would You Move Mount Fuji. is an indispensable book for anyone in business. Managers seeking the most talented employees will learn to incorporate puzzle interviews in their search for the top candidates.

Job seekers will discover how to tackle even the most brain-busting questions, and gain the advantage that could win the job of a. But remember, whatever you take away or learn from this book, you can always be sure that you tap into your creative thinking when you solve a puzzle.

So now for the big question: How would YOU move Mount Fuji. My answer: By doing nothing. As the earth revolves about its axis and follows its orbit, Mt. Fuji moves with the planet, progressing. How long would it take to move Mount Fuji. In the human resources trade, some of these riddles are privately known as impossible questions.

Interviewers ask these questions in the earnest belief that they help gauge the intelligence, resourcefulness, or "outside-the-box thinking" needed to survive in today's hypercompetitive business world.

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William Poundstone is the author of fourteen books — including Rock Breaks Scissors, Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?, How Would You Move Mount Fuji?, and Fortune's Formula, which was Amazon Editor's pick for the number one nonfiction book of the has written for the Believer, the Economist, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Esquire, Harper's, Harvard Business Review, the /5(4).

While “Moving Mount Fuji” does contain several chapters dedicated exclusively to common brainteaser interview questions, and how to answer them, the majority of the publication explores the history behind this style of hiring and whether it actually works in terms of identifying top-notch candidates.

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Ed by Poundstone, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(54). Shift your chair over 3 feet. You just moved Mt Fuji 3 feet. Sure you had to move the whole universe too, but you moved it relative to you. The type of puzzles that involve a structured answer to a very open ended question are also covered i.e.

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