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Re: Interview questions

by Trimbach (Curate)
on Jan 22, 2001 at 18:17 UTC ( #53486=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Interview questions

I personally like "What's your favorite module and why?" Tells you alot about someone's programming experience and their programming preferences, and it gives the interviewee a chance to be clever if they want. "", and "" are solid, straightforward answers... "Quantum Superpositions", however, tells a completely different story. :-D

Of course if they can't answer it at all that tells you something, too. The idea is not to rigidly test the applicants (which can be problematic for a variety of reasons) but rather to elicit the sorts of responses necessary to find out if they have skills and competencies to do your work.

Gary Blackburn
Trained Killer

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