Agile Hiring at Scale

Agile Hiring at Scale

an expanded version of my "Keep Interviewing and Nobody Explodes"
As your company grows an evolves you deploy agile methodologies to improve the development and product processes, why not hiring too?
In this talk, I’ll cover some of the challenges and processes and tools we deployed to overcome that as we grew the WeWork Technology Tel Aviv site from 3 to 300.
Covering what is agile hiring and how we scale our interview process with a focus on learning and experimentation.

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Yonatan Bergman

May 21, 2019
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  1. @yonbergman AGILE HIRING at SCALE

  2. @yonbergman YON BERGMAN VP ENGINEERING
 WEWORK TECHNOLOGY

  3. @yonbergman THE WONDERFUL WORLD
 OF RECRUITING

  4. @yonbergman VALUES

  5. @yonbergman EFFICIENCY VALUES

  6. @yonbergman EFFICIENCY CANDIDATE 
 EXPERIENCE VALUES

  7. @yonbergman EFFICIENCY CANDIDATE 
 EXPERIENCE CONSISTENCY VALUES

  8. @yonbergman EFFICIENCY CANDIDATE 
 EXPERIENCE CONSISTENCY DIVERSITY VALUES

  9. @yonbergman ENABLERS

  10. @yonbergman APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM

  11. @yonbergman SCORECARDS

  12. @yonbergman REPORTS

  13. @yonbergman WEEKLY SYNCS

  14. @yonbergman Onsite 1 51% (40%) Onsite 2 59% (60%) Onsite

    3 20% (75%) Offer 81% (90%)
  15. @yonbergman “CULTURE FIT”

  16. @yonbergman THE NOTION OF CULTURE ADD REFLECTS A DESIRE TO

    ENSURE ALL VOICES, OPINIONS, VIEWS, UPBRINGINGS, ETC. ARE REFLECTED.
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  18. @yonbergman WE PRIORITIZE ENGINEERS 
 WHO CAN WORK IN TEAMS

    
 OVER ALMOST EVERYTHING ELSE
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  20. @yonbergman LUNCH WITH CANDIDATE

  21. @yonbergman LUNCH WITH CANDIDATE DRINKS

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  29. @yonbergman * MOCK RUN

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  31. WHAT WE LOOK FOR PLEASANTNESS TEAMWORK COMMUNICATION PROBLEM SOLVING

  32. FEEDBACK FUN MEMORABLE DIFFERENT

  33. DO 
 SOMETHING
 UNIQUE

  34. CULTURAL DIFFERENCES

  35. None
  36. Sam Altman
 @sama If you notice something at your company

    below standards and don't fix it or make sure someone else does, you have set a new standard. Complaining about it does not count as fixing it.
  37. YOU CAN RUN EXPERIMENTS TOO

  38. @yonbergman THANK YOU @YONBERGMAN