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L' Eomot Inversé (2/11/2014)
Miles Neale (2/11/2014)A wield question can cause a candidate to think and speak out of the box.
Miles Neale (2/11/2014)
If it takes a weird question to get the candidate...
February 12, 2014 at 3:19 pm
Sean Lange (2/11/2014)LOL that certainly explains ... . 😀
Sean Lange (2/11/2014)
LOL that certainly explains ... . 😀
We have to find a way to justify any hire, and we try to use what tools and...
February 11, 2014 at 5:08 pm
IMHO oddball questions are not reliable or valid means of determining a candidates competence or fit for a job.
A few weeks ago I read a paper by some sociologists about...
February 9, 2014 at 4:25 pm
Keith Hays (10/29/2013)
my favourite so far was that...
October 29, 2013 at 4:22 pm
It is fun to see how people rationalise things that are clearly not rational, especially when there are so many counter examples
my favourite so far was that it is harder...
October 28, 2013 at 4:43 pm
Keith Hays (10/27/2013)
October 27, 2013 at 4:37 pm
This is a problem in many businesses and I believe stems from the near universal idea that a business should maximise shareholder value ahead of value generated for other stakeholders...
June 25, 2013 at 8:19 pm
I find that having a well defined process, insisting on some sort of written spec, and version control can take a lot of the stress away
April 18, 2013 at 10:34 pm
Interviews are just a second rate way of evaluating someone for a job, even well thought out interviews combined with tests arent that great. And there are so many sites...
April 18, 2013 at 7:06 pm
I once did about 3 months of pair programming with my boss/senior developer at the start of a new job and I can say that it gets old pretty quickly,...
September 26, 2012 at 12:08 am
September 5, 2012 at 12:02 am
I dont need to have been to Defcon to write about an article that someone has written. My evidence is Valerie's article, which as you can see if you read...
September 3, 2012 at 11:34 pm
I havent been to a Defcon so cant speak from first hand experience.
Neither apparently can Valerie.
I read her article and she has plenty of second and third hand stories of...
September 3, 2012 at 10:38 pm
I think it is important that employers/interviewers act with integrity. Mind games and tricks may or may not be effective at finding the right/best person for a job but they...
August 7, 2012 at 5:05 pm
No need for brutality - you can be honest without being brutal
August 6, 2012 at 12:24 am