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The worst tech interview questions
I have a slightly unfair advantage over most tech recruiters in that I was once a developer (albeit a pretty terrible one) and as a result, I’m able to empathise with the majority of the issues they face on a daily basis. Ever since I transitioned to the dark
work  interview  management 
25 days ago by garrettc
Exactly what to say when recruiters ask you to name the first number… and other negotiation word-for-words
There are a lot of resources out there that talk about salary negotiation but many tend to skew a bit theoretical. In my experience, one of the hardest things about negotiating your salary is knowing what to say in tough, ambiguous situations with a power balance that's not in your favor. What's OK?
jobs  negotiation  salary  interview  money 
4 weeks ago by garrettc
The Quietus | Baker's Dozen | A Belly Full: Tanya Donelly's Favourite Albums
A new rock music and pop culture website. Editorial independent music website offering news, reviews, features, interviews, videos and pictures
music  interview  inspiration 
may 2018 by garrettc
Front End Interview Handbook
Questions and answers across multiple front end domains.
webdevelopment  webdesign  interview  questions  answers  resource 
february 2018 by garrettc
Paul King Q&A.
Paul King Q&A. “For every person who would laugh at a fart joke, I suspect another two would have been disappointed. That’s not to say a fart joke can’t be funny, but it wouldn’t have been right for...
film  cinema  comedy  interview  paddington 
january 2018 by garrettc
Get better data from user studies: 16 interviewing tips
"One of my favorite parts of my job is interviewing a huge variety of people about their habits, needs, attitudes, and reactions to designs. I like the challenge of quickly getting strangers to talk freely and frankly about themselves, and to try figuring out new designs and products in front of me. "
research  usercentereddesign  userexperience  interview 
january 2018 by garrettc
Never Ask What They Want — 3 Better Questions to Ask in User Interviews
"Like Erika Hall states above, when you embark on your user interviews, you’ll want to avoid asking what they want. Asking people what they want will lead you to the wrong insights. You will not discover the root cause of a problem, but rather what they envision as their own ideal solution."
usercentereddesign  research  interview  userexperience 
january 2018 by garrettc
What if companies interviewed translators the way they interview coders?
"HR Person: Yes, good morning Ms. Smith, please take a seat, we were expecting you. I understand you are applying for the job of Senior Technical Translator. Is that correct? That is correct. I speak…"
funny  humour  interview  programming 
june 2017 by garrettc
Hiring Links
List of links collated by Alice Bartlett on good hiring practises, including how to write a good job ads.
business  bestpractice  hiring  interview 
august 2015 by garrettc
Questions to ask companies
A useful primer, and just as usual for interviewers.
business  interview 
august 2015 by garrettc
Adam Savage Interviews 'The Martian' Author Andy Weir
"Adam Savage welcomes author Andy Weir to The Talking Room! Andy wrote 'The Martian', the story of an astronaut stranded on Mars--it's a book we can't recommend enough. Adam and Andy talk about the research that went into writing the book, the portrayal of astronauts in fiction, and the upcoming film adaptation!"
IFTTT  YouTube  video  author  books  interview  sciencefiction 
july 2015 by garrettc
Crafting Interviews
"Recruiting, like many managerial activities, is somewhere between an art and a science."
management  business  recruitment  interview 
june 2015 by garrettc
Interviewly - Interviews with interesting people
Interviews with interesting people, pulled from Reddit, organized, and made prettier.
ama  interview  reddit  reading 
march 2014 by garrettc
Stephen Fry Interviews
VideoJug interviews the bloody marvellous Stephen Fry about technology, the internet, learning and his heroes.
interesting  interview  online  video  stephenfry 
september 2007 by garrettc
35 Designers x 5 Questions
35 designers. 5 questions. 5 precise answers. Result: 175 professional suggestions, tips and ideas
advice  article  code  css  design  guide  howto  html  ideas  inspiration  interview  layout  webdevelopment  webstandards  tips 
april 2007 by garrettc

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