The Google Résumé: How to Prepare for a Career and Land a Job at Apple, Microsoft, Google, or any Top Tech Company
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Google Resume is probably the only book every written on how to win a land a job at leading tech companies such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, IBM, Dell or other top tech firms. The author, Gayle Laakmann McDowell was part of Google Engineering for three years. 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. If you already have a job the book will enlighten you about how to improve your skill sets and, hence your resume.
The author’s experience has been with strong employers. These employers limit their hiring to stars and persons with great potentials. Read the book and follow the advice of the author and start realizing the difference. The book helps you draft a conviencing cover letter. It also guides you on the construction of your resume. It helps you choose words that make your resume jump. In addition, it prepares you to win the interview game. Finally, it assists you in offer negotiations and later stages.
You can read the book here