This follows the admission by Google's senior vice president of people operations that the company's famous brainteaser
interview questions didn't work and would no longer be part of their interview process.(i)
Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of people operations at Google, said: "On the hiring side, we found that brainteasers
are a complete waste of time.
The so-called brainteaser
interview uses brainteasers
, puzzles and riddles, presented in verbal form, for the candidate to solve.
The object of this innovative brainteaser
is to help a hiker cross the river by strategically moving planks between tree stumps.
But at this stage the mosaic-like elements are so pulverized that one wonders if this enterprise isn't just a brainteaser
, one that probably makes real sense only to the artist.
Dozens of Internet sites offer free brainteaser
puzzles, and games and inexpensive booklets are available at grocery checkout aisles and bookstores.
These scams have made TV companies millions and some of them, especially the latest horror revealed about phoney winners on Channel Five's Brainteaser
run by the aptly-named Cheetah Television, are precious close to fraud.
Daily lunchtime show Brainteaser
asked viewers to solve a word puzzle within five minutes.
: Martin Van Buren, the 8th U.S.
Long-running TV brainteaser
Countdown will today clock up an unrivalled new milestone - and has been recognised with a Guinness world record.
This year's monster brainteaser
will take place on Friday, February 22.
CHANNEL Five have been fined a record pounds 300,000 for faking winners on their Brainteaser
"We have decided to suspend any output which involves any premiumrate services and to appoint an external auditor, though we have found no evidence of any issues involving any programmes other than Brainteaser