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Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Aug 27, 2015

Google Recruiting Via www.google.com/foobar/ ?

Just came to know that www.google.com/foobar/ is Google's hidden recruiting website. The things aren't very straightforward, obviously. Here's how I think it works:-

  • Google keeps track of what information you are searching for online.
  • If it finds out that you are typing in advanced Python or Java related queries for some time, it will show you a mystery box by splitting up the results page and ask you whether you want to take the challenge. (See Picture Below).
  • If you say yes, you will be taken to the above mentioned URL. It will then ask you to login and show a programming puzzle. You will have about 48 hours to submit your solution. The system auto-tests the solution you have submitted and will ask you to take up next challenge.
  • If you submit correct solutions to about five or six challenges, the system will ask you to submit your contact information.
  • A Google recruiter will then contact you to ask for your resume; and then you will be interviewed at Google HQ.
google-foobar-hiring.jpg.
Source: TheHustle

Read the interesting story of Max Rosett on the source mentioned above. Do let me know if you get the opportunity to solve the challenge 😀
Anoop Kumar
Anoop Kumar • Aug 27, 2015
That's shame, my queries are not that advance to get chance in Google challenge 😖
rahul69
rahul69 • Aug 27, 2015
lol... the image shows challenge is shown for searching mutex lock 😉
If they want real deal, they should make this challenge open. Then they will see what some people are capable of 😁
wait... is this already open ???
Anyways, nice info 👍

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