For this month’s T-SQL Tuesday, Kendra Little asked us to share our interview patterns, anti-patterns, highs, and lows. Several years ago, I was talking to a prospective employer via phone, and things were sounding really interesting. I made it past the first couple rounds of remote interviews, and they wanted me to come into the office for the final round. The interview started with a tour of the offices, and things seemed alright enough at first until we got to the part of the building where the technical people worked. We stepped into one room maybe 20′ x 20′, and…Read
The worse the job, the more money the company has to pay to get the right candidate. The more fun and relaxing the job, the less the company has to pay to get the right candidate. But this doesn’t mean when you see a low-paying job from a recruiter that it’s actually a good job. Remember, that’s their asking price, not what they paid to get the right candidate. Why Jobs From Recruiters Usually Suck When a really good company has a really good job opening, all of their employees tell all of their friends. The position is filled instantly…Read
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