How To Screw Up Hiring - Kristian Glass - PyCon UK 2018

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September 18, 2018

How To Screw Up Hiring - Kristian Glass - PyCon UK 2018

Hiring is hard to do well, but easy to do badly.

I'm going to tell you about some things you don't want to do,
along with *some* things you can do that are better.

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Kristian Glass

September 18, 2018
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  1. How to Screw Up Hiring 1/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  2. About You 2/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  3. About Me 3/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  4. Job Ads 4/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  5. Job Ads 5/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  6. Job Ads Remove your terrible requirements 6/26 — Kristian Glass

    @doismellburning
  7. Job Ads Let people tell you what they bring to

    the table 7/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning
  8. Job Ads You do not need a degree (Generally) 8/26

    — Kristian Glass @doismellburning
  9. Job Ads So what do you do? 9/26 — Kristian

    Glass @doismellburning
  10. Take Home Tests 10/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  11. Take Home Tests 11/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  12. Take Home Tests Tell people how to succeed 12/26 —

    Kristian Glass @doismellburning
  13. Take Home Tests Be realistic 13/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  14. Take Home Tests Set boundaries 14/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  15. Take Home Tests Give people something they want to do

    15/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning
  16. Take Home Tests So what? 16/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  17. Interviews 17/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  18. Interviews 18/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  19. Interviews Be Realistic 19/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  20. Interviews Be supportive 20/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  21. Interviews Nobody likes magic answers 21/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  22. So 22/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  23. So Hiring is important 23/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  24. So Stop blindly copying others 24/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  25. So Be thoughtful! 25/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning

  26. Thanks 26/26 — Kristian Glass @doismellburning