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Interviewing Candidates (Badly)

Crystal
December 12, 2016

Interviewing Candidates (Badly)

What can go wrong? When candidate interviewing becomes a lesson to remember...

Talk given at DevOpsDays Tel Aviv, December 2016
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Crystal

December 12, 2016
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  1. Interviewing Candidates
    (Badly)
    Crystal M. Huff, Executive Director of Include Better
    @CrystalMHuff, @CrystalVisits

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  2. “Start by being kind.”
    Astrid Atkinson, 2016

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  3. Raise your hand!
    © Brad Cerenzia

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  4. Unconscious biases are social stereotypes
    about certain groups of people that individuals
    form outside their own conscious awareness.
    Everyone holds unconscious beliefs about
    various social and identity groups, and these
    biases stem from one’s tendency to organize
    social worlds by categorizing.
    Dr. Renee Navarro

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  5. “Personal Assessment”

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  6. GROWTH
    © Maria Keays

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  7. “Talent Assessment”

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  8. There is no
    “perfect test”
    to find some bugs.

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  9. Storytime
    “He didn’t dress
    the part!”

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  10. Please rethink that phrase.
    © Josh Rossi

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  11. Storytime
    “Would you eat a
    kitten to get
    this job?”

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  12. Kittens are cute!
    © Rani Graff

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  13. A/B Kitten Comparison
    © Rani Graff

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  14. © Rani Graff
    VERY
    CUTE
    CAT!

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  15. Storytime
    “Tell us what
    your labels are!”

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  16. © Tom Eversley

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  17. This was my face, on the inside.
    A.D. Crabtre, 1874

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  18. Be aware of governing laws!

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  19. Power Imbalances
    © Brenda Clarke on Flickr

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  20. IMPOSTOR SYNDROME

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  21. © Sean MacEntee

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  22. Momentarily charismatic ...

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  23. Horror show later!

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  24. Todah Rabah!

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