Finally, he leaned forward and fired his best shot, what he came to call “the hard question.”
"I’m going to give you five minutes," he told me. "When I come back, I want you to explain to me something complicated that I don’t already know." He then rolled out of the room toward the snack area. I looked at Cindy. "He’s very curious about everything," she told me. "You can talk about a hobby, something technical, whatever you want. Just make sure it’s something you really understand well."
I reached for a piece of scrap paper as my mind raced. What complicated thing did I know well enough to describe to Sergey? I decided to go with the general theory of marketing, which was fresh in my mind, because I’d only learned it recently. […] He seemed to be paying attention, and I began enjoying myself. We were developing a special rapport! Clearly, he wanted to hear what I had to say and valued my opinions. Later I found out that Sergey did this with everyone he interviewed. An hour wasted with an unqualified candidate wasn’t a total loss if Sergey gained insight into something he didn’t already know.
|—||"Google: The Beginning" par Douglas Edwards qui raconte son entretien d’embauche avec Sergey Brin chez Google en 1999 sur WSJ.com (July 16th, 2011)|
- flashbax-walker reblogged this from c0wb0yz
- chapello reblogged this from taylordavidson
- rankandfile likes this
- garrettrossphotos likes this
- mwfrost reblogged this from pegobry
- basileiablog reblogged this from pegobry
- texturism likes this
- taylordavidson likes this
- pandarano likes this
- pegobry reblogged this from c0wb0yz
- c0wb0yz posted this