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He instructed people on how to be hired at a company he was never hired at. I don't think I would ever hire someone making claim like that.





That's incorrect. He wrote a blog about what he was personally doing to get hired at Google... he wasn't claiming to teach people how to get hired.

"You can hear me talk about my journey to become a web developer, how I'm working on a career change, and what you need to know to interview at Google." [1]

"This is my multi-month study plan for going from web developer (self-taught, no CS degree) to Google software engineer." [2]

The author presents two conflicting pieces of information. In [1], it seems like he has accomplished this goal of being hired. In [2], he is working towards it and has not clue if anything presented will work.

[1]: https://googleyasheck.com/presenting-at-code-fellows/ [2]: https://github.com/jwasham/google-interview-university


Even a cursory glance at the blog shows that this is his attempt to journal his journey...nothing more. You are splitting hairs.

After poking around a bit more, I see why I incorrectly came to that conclusion. Visiting the About page [1] provides this quote: "I'm publishing this blog to chronicle my long journey to becoming a Google engineer."

Without reading this quote, each post makes it seem like he knows everything about how to get hired. With the quote, each post reads very differently.

[1]: https://googleyasheck.com/about/




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