How Would You Move Mount FujiChildren entering schools today will retire at a rough estimate in the year , so if we do not know how the world will look in 5 years how can we know how to prepare them or ourselves for the future? And as a starting point, it is becoming increasingly important for us to demonstrate creativity in order to give a good impression on job interview. These "puzzle interviews" have become known as a hot new trend in the recruitment process to filter out the most innovative and creative candidates of their category. Just about everybody would agree that in the modern competitive world of business creativity is essential to success. Yet many leaders of organizations and educational systems are hindering original thinking by not giving people the room they need to be truly creative. William Poundstone provides strategies for job seekers about to encounter questions that measure their ability to be innovative. Recruiters want to see that candidates are able to develop the capacity for radical originality, and that they possess the potential to re-imagine and reinvent the world in totally unexpected ways.
How Would You Move Mount Fuji? : Microsoft's Cult of the Puzzle
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William Poundstone. The last group includes those who enjoy puzzles, and will relish the fun, challenging questions presented here. Given the high level of competition, most people who are trying to get hired at Microsoft probably need the edge it provides. Readers can work methodically through the questions, and the reasons behind them, to build a general approach for dealing with most puzzles. Readers who want to reflect on hiring practices - such as human resources personnel or scholars of corporate culture - will find the book intriguing but incomplete.