Agile Hiring


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The typical hiring process followed by most companies is broken. Here we look at it from lean perspective and enumerate the different wastes that can be found at each stage. Then alternatives are proposed to the typical hiring process.

The presentation was given at the 2012 Agile Spain Conference (CAS 2012) as a short talk.

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Agile Hiring

  1. 1. AGILE HIRINGAdrian Perreau de Pinninck, Ph.D. @eidrien
  2. 2. CURRICULUM VITAE Writing Reading Filtering Sorting
  3. 3. WASTEInventory, Movement, Transportation, Underutilization of talent
  4. 4. INTERVIEWIs it the right match? Do I like him?
  5. 5. WASTEInventory, Defects, Waiting, Movement, Transport, Underutilization of Talent
  6. 6. FIRST DAYWho are you? What do I do? Where is my stuff?
  7. 7. WASTEWaiting, Over processing, Movement, Underutilization of talent
  8. 8. IS THIS AGILE?
  9. 9. NETWORKEverybody is a recruiter. Go to events. Don’t ask for CVs.
  10. 10. MARKET YOUR TEAM Attract great professionals.
  11. 11. CODE RETREATSHow good are you? Can we work together?
  12. 12. TEAM EXERCISESWhat are your soft skills? How does the team react to you?
  13. 13. OPEN DOORS INTERVIEWIs the position really needed? Can you handle an agile culture?
  14. 14. NO MORE FIRST DAY You already know the team.
  15. 15. Questions?