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Mambo [PersonRank 10]

Friday, December 8, 2006
11 years ago5,995 views

What the heck can that be for?

I can only think of a more student-focused Google Docs...

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Schools putting up exams online ?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

google.com/goa stills redirect to the Google home page :-s
Good pick Christian & Haochi!

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

If you check the CSS file you got information thanks to the name of the classes :
mistakes
essay_topic
word_count
datePicker
/* weekday is Gmail blue when selected */
candidate_action
personal_information
pi_directions
review_desc
choose_exam

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

The link you posted is now a 404 Tom

NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

login's open too www.google.com/accounts/NewAcc ...
but returns a 404 after you click on the button

NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

scratch that, they just closed the sign-on page for me, but the GOA is now added to my accounts page

Vincent Abry [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

Nice catch.
May be for Google Advertising Professional Exam?

french coverage:
vincentabry.com/2006/12/07/185 ...

NateDawg [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

the "restricted access" page is 404, but the server is still online as these images are still viewable.


support.google.com/goaexam/ima ...



support.google.com/goaexam/ima ...

erm.. [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

wo interesting..

reminds of a site called friendx

Edd [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

Possibly for job applications?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Check the list of services in your Google Account ;-)
in French the name ~= "Google online evaluation"

Suresh S [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

i think it is for prometric exams

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Smart move Tom to spy on the CSS :)

Elias Kai [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

it is an internal google adwords certifification.
I do remember when I passed my Google Adwords Online exam for Google adwords professionals certification, we had two choices one was for external people and another one mentioned on thomson learning where it was an exam for internal Google certification.

Elias Kai [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

As I mentioned inside here, Google employees can pass their own exam GOA (different from the indian island ;:))
ibt1.prometric.com/index.asp?i ...

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

BTW, I've also noticed that they've also put the "wf" service (AKA Google Workplace) live, although it's just called "New Service" at the moment.

More here:
ruscoe.net/blog/2006/12/google ...

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

BTW, some other things to note regarding GOA:

If you're not logged in to your Google Accounts, support.google.com/goaexam redirects to:

www.google.com/accounts/Login? ...

When you are logged in, it shows a 404. And to view the images in NateDawg's comment [Up] blogoscoped.com/forum/78682.ht ... you have to be logged in.

The server running the "goaexam" directory is shown in the HTTP headers as:

   Server: goaexam/-1

Mambo [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Google Workplace, as well? Jee'z – this is getting exciting :-D

INFORMANT [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

Google has already built their own internal HR and applicant tracking systems, including interview and evaluation forms. It is only logical that these will eventually be offered to outside users. It looks like this is a simple interface to one component designed to be part of an "HR for Enterprise/Apps" user base.

twooften [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

This is getting exciting, whats next?

MJ Rich [PersonRank 6]

11 years ago #

It's worth mentioning that in the anime series The Candidate for Goddess, the academy is called GOA and the placement exams to be admitted called 'GOA Exams'. Coincidence?

Bala Arjunan [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

I think its some sort of certification??

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