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Just Be Nice: Rethinking Tech Hiring

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Mark Lavin
Caktus Group - Technical Director
Monday, Oct 19th
4:15 pm - Business

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Just Be Nice: Rethinking Tech Hiring

  1. 1. @DrOhYes Just be Nice Rethinking Tech Hiring 0
  2. 2. https://www.flickr.com/photos/andjohan/5644714850/
  3. 3. Pace of Technology https://twitter.com/pjking07/status/651484142429822976
  4. 4. Developer Shortage https://www.flickr.com/photos/zabowski/2074752215/
  5. 5. Diversity in Tech Sucks https://www.flickr.com/photos/hjmediastudios/7883634326/
  6. 6. Hi! My Name is Mark https://www.flickr.com/photos/caktusgroup/15215244503/
  7. 7. Caktus Group https://www.flickr.com/photos/caktusgroup/22023465685/
  8. 8. https://www.caktusgroup.com/about/
  9. 9. https://www.caktusgroup.com/blog/2015/10/16/peek-behind-scenes-caktus/
  10. 10. Our Process https://www.flickr.com/photos/ideonexus/3321308066/
  11. 11. What is Nice?
  12. 12. Hiring is Risky https://www.flickr.com/photos/zunami/3160114349/
  13. 13. The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell
  14. 14. Performance Profiles
  15. 15. Hiring as Company Culture https://www.flickr.com/photos/caktusgroup/17209937482/
  16. 16. Screenings https://www.flickr.com/photos/mrgranito/4527639541/
  17. 17. Github is Not Your Resume https://www.flickr.com/photos/bpedro/4329380377/
  18. 18. In Person Interviews https://www.flickr.com/photos/sepblog/3676361977/
  19. 19. Process Not Code https://www.flickr.com/photos/morville/3220961846/
  20. 20. https://www.flickr.com/photos/cgpgrey/5023794412/
  21. 21. No Whiteboards https://twitter.com/mcclure111/status/644602097086951424
  22. 22. Heard on the Street
  23. 23. Reflection of the Work
  24. 24. Allow People to Surprise You https://www.flickr.com/photos/jetbody/3281743658/
  25. 25. Most People are Average https://www.flickr.com/photos/asiaticleague/15638419215/
  26. 26. Open Work https://www.flickr.com/photos/mrsdalloway/73002012/
  27. 27. Moving Goals Posts https://www.flickr.com/photos/russellstreet/4137252546/
  28. 28. Just be Nice https://www.flickr.com/photos/caktusgroup/21835294520/
  29. 29. On the Shoulders of Giants http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Category:For_employers https://modelviewculture.com/pieces/technical-interviews- are-bullshit https://medium.com/buffer-posts/why-we-dont-ask- technical-questions-for-technical-interviews-at-buffer- 73f8132a8abd https://www.recruiter.com/i/4-types-of-interviewer-bias- and-how-to-eliminate-them/ http://www.phoenix.edu/news/releases/2015/02/research- shows-employers-struggle-with-shortage-in-software- development-talent.html
  30. 30. Thanks! http://talks.caktusgroup.com/all-things-open/2015/hiring/ We're Hiring! https://www.caktusgroup.com/careers/

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