How to get a job at google, part 2 by thomas l friedman i went back to google to ask bock to share his best advice for job-seekers anywhere, not just at google here is a condensed version. Readers respond to thomas l friedman’s sept 12 column, “iraq through china’s lens” timothy ganey, tampa, fla: when i read your comments today — “after 9/11,” you write, “we tried to effect change in the heart of the arab-muslim world by trying to build a progressive government in baghdad. With graduations approaching, i went back to google to ask bock to share his best advice for job-seekers anywhere, not just at google here is a condensed version of our conversations: you’re not saying college education is worthless “my belief is not that one shouldn’t go to college,” said bock.
Shuffling through résumés of some of google's 100 hires that week, bock explained: i was on campus speaking to a student who was a computer science and math double major, who was thinking of shifting to an economics major because the computer science courses were too difficult. Friedman: how to get a job at google friedman: understanding why vladimir putin doesn't respect us bock: humans are by nature creative beings, but not by nature logical, structured-thinking beings. The follow this story feature will notify you when any articles related to this story are posted when you follow a story, the next time a related article is published — it could be days, weeks or months — you'll receive an email informing you of the update if you no longer want to follow a story, click the unfollow link on that story.
While friedman reported on one company, i am writing to tell you that learning agility will get you a job anywhere – from walmart to twitter, to google, to facebook, to gm, to tata, to l’oreal and more. Thomas friedman: ability matters, not how you acquired it how's my kid gonna get a job i thought it would be useful to visit google and hear how bock would answer thomas l friedman. So i was thrilled to read an article by thomas l friedman in the nyt a few months ago, called how to get a job at google friedman's article the forbes e-book: find and keep your dream job. In february, i interviewed laszlo bock, who is in charge of all hiring at google — about 100 new hires a week — to try to understand what an employer like google was looking for and why it was increasingly ready to hire people with no college degrees.
Google attracts so much talent it can afford to look beyond traditional metrics, like gpa for most young people, though, going to college and doing well is still the best way to master the tools needed for many careers but bock is saying something important to them, too: beware your degree is not a proxy for your ability to do any job.  if you want your job tied to where you are, you need to be: a quite good at it and b you need to be very adaptable so that you have a baseline skill set that allows you to be a call center operator today and tomorrow be able to interpret mri scans.
Google attracts so much talent it can afford to look beyond traditional metrics, like gpa for most young people, though, going to college and doing well is still the best way to master the tools needed for many careers. This is a sample reading response essay to an article titled “cell phones are dangerous by mary johnson, agreeing with the article and extending one of the ideas intro: paragraph 1 : dramatic re-telling of a personal story of picking up my cell phone and then realizing that i am going to crash into another car.
By friedman, thomas l read preview newspaper article international new york times how to get a job at google, part 2 by friedman, thomas l read preview article excerpt new graduates may be intrigued by a hiring guru's advice how's my kid going to get a job there are few questions i hear more often than that one in february, i.