Tech Interviews Stink (Ignite OSCON 2017)

Tech Interviews Stink (Ignite OSCON 2017)

All the common tech interview practices produce mixed results. Instead of white-boarding we should be working with candidates. Working on exercises, or real code, can provide a better gauge of technical competence, while also identifying the best communicators and collaborators among candidates.


James Thompson

May 08, 2017


  1. Tech Interviews Stink How To Get & Give More In

    Your Search For Team Members
  2. Focus By Skitterphoto,

  3. Blind Spots By Sebi,

  4. White boarding By Startup Stock Photos,

  5. Questionnaires By Pixabay,

  6. Homework By Pixabay,

  7. Find A Better View By Stig Nygaard,

  8. Beyond Technical Competence

  9. Communication By Daria Cybulska,

  10. Collaboration By Startup Stock Photos,

  11. Process Fit By Klean Denmark,

  12. How?

  13. Pair Programming By Startup Stock Photos,

  14. Pair Programming By Startup Stock Photos,

  15. Use Your Process By Jeff.lasovski,

  16. Gilded Rose By Tigers-stock,

  17. Todo App

  18. Just Work A Story By Startup Stock Photos,

  19. Work With Your Candidates

  20. James Thompson Principal Software Engineer @ Hiring in San Francisco

    & Salt Lake City plainprogrammer plainprogrammer