Press Mentions

Press Mentions, Speaking Engagements, & Guest Interviews

October 18, 2014: How to Prepare for the Product Management Interview, hosted by General Assembly

October 8, 2014: Marketing Case Interview Workshop, hosted by Foster Marketing Association

September 18, 2014: Decode and Conquer: Preparing for the Product Management Interview, hosted by Product Management Consortium

September 10, 2014: How to Ace the Product Management Interview, hosted by Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management

September 9, 2014: How to Stand Out at the Brand and Marketing Management Interview, hosted by Evisors

August 14, 2014: Lewis C. Lin Interview on Rise Above the Noise on NPR Radio

August 1, 2014: Job Search Boot Camp at University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Executive MBA Program

July 30, 2014: 15 Real Tech Company Interview Questions You Will Probably Be Asked (And How To Answer Them) by Business Insider

July 15, 2014: 140 Google Interview Questions, Discussed on Reddit

July 14, 2014: How to Get a Product Manager Job at Carbon Five, San Francisco

July 14, 2014: Product Management Workshop at Santa Clara University

July 12, 2014: Product Management/Marketing Interviewing Workshop at University of California, Berkeley

July 10, 2014: Have a look at a collection of 17 ridiculous questions Google used to ask interviewees by The Tech Gets

July 10, 2014: 10 RIDICULOUS GOOGLE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS THE COMPANY IS RUMORED TO HAVE BANNED by Bustle

July 9, 2014: 17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews by Entrepreneur Magazine

July 9, 2014: Here are 17 silly questions Google stopped asking potential employees by BGR

July 8, 2014: 17 Former Google Interview Questions So Ridiculous That The Company Banned Them From Being Asked by Business Insider

May 16, 2014: How to Get Hired as a Product Manager, hosted by collegefeed

May 13, 2014: Rise Above the Noise Interview by Q13Fox

April 24, 2014: Careers in Product Management via Evisors

April 21, 2014: An Evening with Lewis C. Lin, Author of Rise Above the Noise at Foster School of Business at University of Washington

April 15, 2014: How to Get a Product Manager Job, Featuring Lewis C. Lin, Bestselling Author of Decode and Conquer at Stanford University

April 14, 2014: Product Management – How to Conquer the Interview, Haas School of Business at University of California Berkeley

March 28, 2014: Lewis Lin – CNN’s “10 job tweeters you should be following” by Awesome Some

February 26, 2014: Q13 Fox Morning News — discussing oddball questions

January 13, 2014: How to Ace the Microsoft MBA Interview, University of Washington’s Foster School of Business in Seattle, WA

October 26, 2013: How to Ace the Product Management InterviewProduct Camp 2013 in Seattle, WA

June 27, 2013: Interview Questions That Really Work by Inc. Magazine

June 25, 2013: Why Brainteasers Don’t Belong in Job Interviews by The New Yorker

June 24, 2013: Google Skips ‘Waste of Time’ Brainteaser Interview Questions by ABC News Radio, WGOW 1150 AM

June 22, 2013: It Did Not Work in Google Job Interviews by Origo.hu

June 21, 2013: Google Skips ‘Waste of Time’ Brainteaser Interview Questions by ABC News

June 21, 2013: Google Drops Impossible-To-Answer Interview Questions by CBS

June 20, 2013: Google: Pompous Interview Brainteasers Are Pointless by PC Magazine

June 20, 2013: Google Finally Admits That Its Infamous Brainteasers Were Completely Useless for Hiring by The Atlantic

June 20, 2013: Google admits those infamous brainteasers were completely useless for hiring by Quartz

June 20, 2013: Google Puts an End to “Useless” Brainteasers During Job Interviews by Best Techie

June 20, 2013: Google admits job interview brainteasers were “waste of time”, GPAs and test scores don’t matter by Techspot

May 17, 2013: Code Fellows — discussing interview tips for Ruby developers

May 13, 2013: Q13 Fox Morning News — discussing college hiring

March 8, 2013: Code Fellows — discussing interview tips for Ruby developers

November 15, 2012: 15 MORE Google Interview Questions That Made Geniuses Feel Dumb by Business Insider

November 13, 2012: 15 Google Interview Questions That Made Geniuses Feel Dumb by Business Insider

September 18, 2012: Q13 Fox Morning News — discussing holiday hiring and job interview tips

March 26, 2012: The Tricky Interview Questions that Google Has Banned by Huffington Post

December 27, 2011: Fox News Talk’s Kilmeade and Friends — discussing why companies use weird interview questions

November 28, 2011: The craziest questions Google interview by Journal Du Net

November 21, 2011: 15 BANNED Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid by Business Insider

March 11, 2010: 7 Secrets for Successful Military Career Transitions — a guest post for Military.com

March 8, 2010: Interviewing Tips for the Socially Awkward — quoted by NWJobs, a Seattle Times company

November 29, 2010: 140 Google Interview Questions, Discussed on Reddit

November 17, 2010: What Recruiters Won’t Admit About Your Education: The Most Important Thing Is Brand Name by Business Insider

November 9, 2010: Answers To 15 Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid by Business Insider

November 8, 2010: 15 Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid (GOOG) by SFGate/San Francisco Chronicle

November 8, 2010: 15 Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid by Business Insider

September 11, 2010: 15 Google interview questions to make you feel stupid by The Daily Edge

Fall 2010: Watch Your Mouth by Jungle Campus

July 19, 2010: Is Your Career in Danger? Take the Test by Yahoo! HotJobs

March 14, 2010: Get the 411: Tips for the Informational Interview by The Galveston County Daily News

March 5, 2010: After the Recruiter Says No: How to handle job-search rejectionsby Yahoo! HotJobs

February 4, 2010: Ace the Job Interview Workshop with the Job Seeker Network

February 2010: Answering “What is your weakness?” question, featured in Oregon State University’s Career Connections Newsletter

January 31, 2010: Networking events to warm up winter’s half-way point by Seattle Times

November 18, 2009: Fuzzy logic: Employers’ Top 10 brainteasers by The Irish Independent

November 18, 2009: Manholes, pirates and window cleaning — welcome to the modern job interview by The Irish Independent, Ireland’s largest selling daily newspaper

November 12, 2009: From Kitchen to Cubicle, What Business Owners Returning to the Corporate Womb Should Know — quoted by ABC News

November 11, 2009: 15 More Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid by Business Insider

November 9, 2009: Answers To 15 Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid by Business Insider

November 8, 2009: Here’s a tricky one, Google: The cyber giant fires tough and quirky questions at job applicants. We ask why — quoted by Sunday Times of London, the UK’s dominant Sunday newspaper

November 8, 2009: Think You Can Answer Google’s Job Interview Questions? by Switched

November 7, 2009: Should you mention your upcoming vacation in an interview? — quoted by NWJobs, a Seattle Times company

November 6, 2009: You don’t know tech: The InfoWorld news quiz by San Francisco Chronicle/InfoWorld

November 5, 2009: Fancy a job at Google? by guardian.co.uk

November 5, 2009: Answers To 15 Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid (GOOG) by Business Insider

November 4, 2009: 15 Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid (GOOG) by Business Insider

November 3, 2009: Google interview questions released by telegraph.co.uk

November 3, 2009: Revealed: Google Job Interview Questions! by The Big Money/Slate Group

November 2, 2009: Google’s interview brain teasers by SFGate/San Francisco Chronicle

October 2, 2009: The Do’s and Don’ts of Explaining Your Recession Lay-off by Wetfeet

September 2009: Top 20 Tweeters All Job Seekers Should Follow by Jobsite

August 2009: Named as “Top 10 Job Tweeters” by CNN.com

July 22, 2009: The Weakness Question by Wetfeet

June 1, 2009: Interview with Bill Vick, EmploymentDigest.net

May 13, 2009: Winning Secrets to Acing Your Next Job Interview, NAAAP Seattle Diversity Career Expo in Seattle, WA

April 13, 2009: 7 Secrets to Successful Informational Interviews — a guest post for Careerealism

March 30, 2009: How to Improve Your Interview Skills and Beat the Competition — a guest post for What Would Dad Say