Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: hiring

19 bookmarks tagged “hiring

How to Freaking Find Great Developers By Having Them Read Code | Freaking Rectangle
Reading probes the most fundamental skills.   Reading code is probably 95% of what a developer does as part of their job.  Whether a developer is writing new code, fixing bugs, or creating documentation, they are constantly reading. What abilities does a coder need to read code well?   There are two important ones: 1)  The ability to remember variables and stack locations and 2) The ability to generalize a piece of code once they understand it.   I can memorize interview coding quest...

The rise of never-ending job interviews - BBC Worklife
Some companies are asking candidates to attend multiple interviews. But too many rounds could be a red flag – and even drive candidates away.

Ten Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer - haseeb qureshi
When the story of how I landed a job at Airbnb went viral, I was surprised at how infatuated people were with my negotiations. Media stories portrayed me as some kind of master negotiator—a wily ex...

Staying on the path to high performing teams. | Irrational Exuberance
As a caveat, the system fix is to hire net-new people, increasing the overall capacity of the company. Sometimes folks instead attempt to capture more resources from existing company, and I’m pretty negative on that. People are not fungible, and generally folks end up in useful places, so I’m skeptical of reassigning existing folks to drive optimality. By nature, it’s also impossible for this kind of discussion to not become political, even when everyone involved has deep trust and r...

Know your “One Job”, continued –
Holy macaroni batman, I was not expecting that post to ignite a shitstorm. It felt like a pretty straightforward observation: you were hired to do a job, you should do your best to do that job. Interestingly, the response was almost universally positive for the first 8 hours or so. But then the tide began…

UX Hiring: The Power of the Screening Question | by Jared M. Spool | UX Strategy Playbook with Jared Spool | Medium
We use a tailored form of this question when we’re helping clients with their UX hiring. While the specific question we ask candidates will vary, it does the same thing each time: It tells us which…

What I Learned from Doing 60+ Technical Interviews in 30 Days
In this article, I’ll share my motivation for doing 60+ technical interviews in 30 days. More importantly, I’ll share 13 lessons I learned from my failures and my successes. I’ve grouped the lessons into three categories to match the phases of a typi...

40 Favorite Interview Questions from Some of the Sharpest Folks We Know | First Round Review
Trying to figure out how to interview someone? We asked founders and startup leaders to share their favorite questions to ask in interviews.

Front-end-Developer-Interview-Questions - A list of helpful front-end related questions you can use to interview potential candidates, test yourself or completely ignore.