('I'm Robin Leach! I'm yelling! And I don't know why!)
+ I know I don't normally quote this person any more, or link him on my blogroll. But I do still read him, and this one's too good not to copy (the whole thing):
This is going to sound like an Onion article but isn't. David Copperfield got held up at gunpoint after a show last weekend and when the robbers asked him for his valuables, "he pulled out all of his pockets for Riley to see he had nothing, even though he had a cellphone, passport and wallet stuffed in them". Copperfield's got a gun pointed at his head and he's doing an impromptu magic show for the theives! What's better than that? Nothing. (via the superficial) #
+ Really interesting (but old) post by an Amazon recruiter on why Google's so good at getting the top talent. Nicely honest about how Amazon's running at least a distant second.
Google has established that the smartest people work there. If you want to work with the smartest people...
And the amazing perq(uisite)s add up.
+ On the other hand, here's a post about interviewing at Google, getting an offer, but turning it down.
+ Comparing the two accounts, I wonder if Google has changed some, a little overrun by their own success...
Not that I wouldn't still work there! I would!
Oh Mighty Google,
I know you're reading (and, moreover, algorithm-ing) this. Please pick me, though I have not applied (recently) for any of your jobs! I am your biggest fan.
(on blogspot, via Blogger, via Gmail, etc.)