๐Ÿ‘ˆ Kevin B. Ridgway

On Technical Interviews

Tags: writing, technical interviews,

September 17, 2017

This post was going to be about technical interviews, and how theyโ€™re broken in our industry. Broken, unhelpful, considered harmful, in some obvious and not so obvious ways. But thatโ€™s not what this article is going to be about. That was clickbait to help you, and myself read about what are the real problems in our industry.

I had over three-hundred words in this post before I realized I was just writing it to feel sorry for myself; that my next job wasnโ€™t at Google, Netflix, or SpaceX, and that interviewing at these places for me went the gamut of good experiences, and bad. And itโ€™s not just the big names, I also interviewed at medium, and small companies and they had their issues too.

I deleted those three-hundred words and instead want you to read and share the articles from those who really speak out about the larger issues we need to worry about:


Kevin B. Ridgway
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