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Interviewing Candidates (Badly)

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
Video of talk in process.


December 12, 2016

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

  16. Kittens are cute! © Rani Graff

  17. A/B Kitten Comparison © Rani Graff

  18. © Rani Graff VERY CUTE CAT!

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

  20. © Tom Eversley

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

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  25. © Sean MacEntee

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  27. Momentarily charismatic ...

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  29. Todah Rabah!