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

By Gayle Laakmann McDowell

The Google Resume is the single e-book to be had on the best way to win a coveted spot at Google, Microsoft, Apple, or different best tech corporations. Gayle Laakmann McDowell labored in Google Engineering for 3 years, the place she served at the hiring committee and interviewed over one hundred twenty applicants. She interned for Microsoft and Apple, and interviewed with and got bargains from ten tech organisations. If you’re a pupil, you’ll study what to check and the way to organize whereas in class, in addition to what profession paths to think about. If you’re a role seeker, you’ll get an side in your festival via studying approximately hiring methods and making your self stand proud of different applicants.

  • Covers key matters like what to significant in, which extra-curriculars and different studies glance sturdy, how one can follow, tips on how to layout and tailor your resume, the right way to organize for and excel within the interview, and masses more
  • Author was once on Google’s hiring committee; interned at Microsoft and Apple; has bought task bargains from greater than 10 tech enterprises; and runs, a website dedicated to tech jobs

Get the one accomplished advisor to operating at a few of America’s such a lot dynamic, leading edge, and well-paying tech businesses with The Google Resume.

Q&A with writer Gayle Laakmann McDowell

writer Gayle Laakmann McDowell

What if you happen to significant in?
preferably, one should still significant in a box that is at once acceptable on your wanted occupation: advertising for a marketer, accounting for an accountant, laptop technological know-how for a software program engineer, and so forth. besides the fact that, many roles do not correspond to an actual significant. In those circumstances, a curriculum that's rigorous and demonstrates powerful quantitative and analytical abilities will turn out beneficial. Economics, records, and physics are 3 nice offerings.

What are you able to do outdoor of labor to make your self stand out?
one of many most powerful issues a candidate can do is anything that exhibits initiative or management. think a candidate who tutors under-privileged young ones at the aspect. that is an excellent factor to do. yet, the candidate who introduced their very own tutoring software and equipped up a crew of twenty fellow tutors could have a miles more advantageous software. Your efforts don't need to be "feel goody," even though. Entrepreneurial endeavors are vastly revered, and will earn you a little bit funds too.

How do you practice good at paintings -- and feature it express on your subsequent software?
the foremost this is to contemplate your software good prior to you are writing it, as your whole activity should be boiled right down to quite a few bullet issues. search out initiatives that might lend themselves to brief, concrete, comprehensible bullet issues. initiatives with an exterior influence are usually excellent. keep in mind that whereas revamping a few inner procedure could have a massive effect in your corporation, the impression is mostly doubtful to these outdoors the corporate.

How for those who layout your resume?
Make it brief and candy. do not forget that humans do not quite "read" resumes - they look. Your resume could be bulleted (no cumbersome paragraphs) with particular, tangible accomplishments. And follow one web page, or pages if totally precious and provided that you've got greater than ten years of expertise.

How a lot technical services do you want?
outdoor of engineering, actually technical (i.e., coding) adventure is not priceless, even though it truly is definitely great to have and will set you aside. what is extra very important is in an effort to exhibit wisdom of and fervour for expertise. you want to know how the large and the small businesses are shaping the tech box, and the way tendencies like cloud computing, protection, and cellular applied sciences are have an effect on companies and shoppers.

How in the event you prep for the interview?
Interview instruction may still comprise a mixture of corporation study, skill-based guidance and resume coaching. The latter is mainly vital, and infrequently missed. you want to organize for particular questions about each "project" in your resume. a technique to make sure that you might have sturdy assurance of the foremost questions is by means of diagramming your Interview guidance Grid, as mentioned within the The Google Resume. Thorough education provides you with a major leg up on different applicants!

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The Highly Paid Expert: Turn Your Passion, Skills, and Talent Into a Lucrative Career by Becoming the Go-To Authority in Your Industry

By Debbie Allen

This day, it doesn't matter what you're in, it's changing into an increasing number of tough to stand proud of the contest and get the sale while clients aren't as unswerving as they was. How do you get prospects' recognition once they are frequently swayed through expense instead of caliber? the bottom line is to turn into famous because the go-to professional on your undefined, anyone whom others actively search out for top-notch details. Th professional has been shrouded in delusion and secret for much too lengthy. The hugely Paid Exert ultimately finds precisely how one can make a distinction sharing your wisdom and et paid best buck whereas doing so.

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The New Articulate Executive: Look, Act and Sound Like a Leader

The vintage advisor to company Communications . . . up-to-date for a brand new iteration of Media-Savvy Leaders

Even with the most recent high-tech instruments and verbal exchange recommendations, the straightforward fact is that this: you must glance, act, and sound like a pace-setter to reach brand new global. based on best govt trainer Granville Toogood, “Wonderful issues ensue while humans speak face-to- face." His confirmed secrets and techniques conversing provide the strength and self belief to command any audience--in any situation―and get effects.

"An crucial device for govt success." -- Zbigniew Brzezinski, Robert E. Osgood Professor of yank overseas coverage at Johns Hopkins University's institution of complicated overseas stories

"Granville Toogood is an excellent communicator and instructor who has made world-class communicators out of our people." -- Michael Koffler, Chairman, younger President’s association

"The fantastic thing about Granville Toogood's approach is how easy it truly is to implement." -- Scudder Fowler, CEO, The Liminal staff

"Granville Toogood is a transformational instructor and trainer. His new publication is a needs to learn for somebody hoping to successfully interact an viewers or lead organizations." -- Sean Geehan, President, The Geehan staff

"Makes the able enterprise individual extra able, extra winning, and certainly extra confident." -- Martha Stewart

Corporate trainer Granville Toogood has educated many of the largest names in enterprise today--including 38 most sensible executives within the Fortune 50--and his bestselling ebook, The Articulate Executive, has turn into the highest quality in terms of public talking and company communications.

This all-new version provide you with the main strong conversing instruments and strategies from Toogood's acclaimed workshops--so you could glance, act, and sound like a pace-setter in any scenario.

Using his confirmed step by step process, you can:

  • Position your self as a pace-setter on your undefined.
  • Command any venue and compel any viewers.
  • Use the "8-second rule" to make a powerful first impact.
  • Speak with the arrogance of a CEO.
  • Outperform in any presentation.

Whether you're giving a speech, creating a presentation, engaging in a gathering, or just conversing one-on-one, those tried-and-true verbal exchange innovations are sure to assist you step up your video game and communicate like a professional.

The booklet is full of easy-to-use checklists and crucial easy methods to assist you manage your innovations and bring your message--with self belief, variety, and nice luck. furthermore, you are going to how one can grasp high-tech instruments equivalent to PowerPoint and deck displays, tips to take care of Q&A periods and media interviews, and the way to jot down profitable company communications that truly do the task.

Remember: In state-of-the-art aggressive industry not anything is extra vital than the way you current your self and your company--and no booklet is extra informative and strong at this--than Granville Toogood's The New Articulate Executive.

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The Board Book: An Insider's Guide for Directors and Trustees

By William G. Bowen

"By some distance the easiest booklet on company and institutional governance." ―Nicholas Katzenbach, former legal professional basic of the United States

In his new foreword to The Board Book, former Mellon starting place and Princeton college president William G. Bowen brings his massive adventure to undergo at the so much urgent questions dealing with forums of administrators and trustees this day: looking collaborative relationships and putting a renewed emphasis on sustainable projects. The ideas Bowen relates through the ebook foster the collegiality and feel of purpose―more vital in today’s turbulent occasions than ever before―that are imperative to any powerful board.

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Know What Makes Them Tick: How to Successfully Negotiate Almost Any Situation

By Max Siegel

“Siegel indicates us find out how to effectively navigate events that can come up at paintings, in the house, or in own relationships. extra, he indicates how, if the playing cards are performed correct, everybody walks away a winner—an empowering feeling if ever there has been one.” — Chris Gardner, writer of The Pursuit of Happyness and commence the place you're

“Winners allure winners and clever leaders allure clever followers…. that will develop either in my view and professionally, then sign up for the winners and leaders who locate knowledge with Max Siegel." — Chuck Wielgus, CEO of united states Swimming

From hugely cutting edge and profitable enterprise govt Max Siegel comes an easy and unique self-help ebook that would provide readers the higher hand in virtually any form of negotiation process.

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Supercommunicator: Explaining the Complicated So Anyone Can Understand

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