How I Landed A Job At Google At 26

Tip #1: Be Bold

Omar Itani
The Post-Grad Survival Guide

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Me at Google’s San Francisco Office, Omar Itani’s Instagram

I worked at Google as an Account Manager at the Dublin office for three years before resigning a year ago to take a some time off, travel in Central America and launch my own business.

Working at Google was an incredible experience.

You meet such interesting people from all walks of life and you work in an office that is so internationally diverse. We had more than 70 languages spoken on site. Plus, the perks are pretty cool, the side projects can be fun (if you’re lucky) and the summer and winter parties are so impressive in size and creativity, they can be mistaken for an actual music festival.

I didn’t have much full-time work experience prior to joining Google. I was coming fresh off a CEMS Master’s Degree in International Business. On my CV I had a year’s stint at Kraft Foods Canada and two short international internships in India and Hong Kong.

This is the story of how I landed the job. The three tips I share relate to anyone interested in applying for sales/marketing roles at Google (or any other tech company).

Tip #1: Be Bold

If you want something in life, you have to confidently go after it and play your own game. If it doesn’t

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