A new interview question

"The industry has a gender balance problem. Why is this?" I'll ask this question, and the follow-ups suggested by wingolog, in my next candidate interview.

My job search experience

I started my search for a new job on September 29 2014, when my employer (IP Street) implemented some organizational changes, and I concluded it was time for me to move on. I accepted an offer on December 22. My search took 12 weeks. My parameters, and some unease, at the outset I was still gainfully … Continue reading My job search experience

Interview whiteboard coding tests are worthless

Coding tests are a fact of life when you interview for a developer job.  They've been written about plenty, and the conventional wisdom is they're very useful.  For example, the venerable "Joel on Software" wrote about them in his "Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing," and Jeff Atwood wrote about them in "Getting the Interview Phone Screen … Continue reading Interview whiteboard coding tests are worthless