Episode 16: Interviewing Software Developers

This week Kevin leads a discussion on interviewing software developers:

  • What interview styles we find effective
  • What sort of questions actually help us evaluate a candidate
  • Why API trivia and puzzle questions don’t work
  • Hiring mistakes we’ve made based on errors in our interview style
  • Why we don’t do very well when the tables are turned and it’s our turn to be interviewed

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Herding Code 16: Interviewing Software Developers
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