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Re: FW: Google.com Engineering Recruiting Team
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: The Cygwin-Talk Maiming List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 01:42:46 -0500
- Subject: Re: FW: Google.com Engineering Recruiting Team
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On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 10:56:07PM -0700, Eric Blake wrote:
>But what struck me as odd is how the followup caller was able to find my
>contact phone number, at my current place of employment no less;
>especially since I have made it a point to never put my work phone number
>on cygwin-related email (my employer graciously lets me hack on open
>source on my own time, but not company time). Maybe I should be worried
>about Google's power to find stuff out? Hopefully I'm not at risk of
>becoming a victim of identity theft based on what else is out there about me?
I had a phone interview at Google before I moved to Netapp (I was
recommended by a gcc developer). They gave me some computer problems on
the phone which I was supposed to solve and I totally spaced on all of
them. So, they didn't hire me because I wasn't technical enough.
I find those real-time computer challenges very hard. I don't work very
well when someone is staring at me, even if the staring is over the