Hiring and Interviewing in Tech

Making the right hire is the most important thing you can do as a manager. It takes a lot of skill, experience, and intuition to make the right call. You can’t learn it overnight.

There’s a lot I have to say on this and I’m working on a series that will cover this in a lot of depth. The articles with the star emoji (⭐️) next to the title are paid content, but the first half of the article is available to everyone.

Here’s what I’m covering:

  • Why only Hire the Best?
  • Designing a Sane Technical Interview Process in Tech
  • Why Behavioral Interviews are a Must ⭐️
  • The Anatomy of a Great Phone Screen ⭐️
  • How To Conduct an Interview: Top 10 Tips for a Great Candidate Experience
    • My top advice on how to run the interview loop and ensure you leave a good impression on the candidate.
  • How to Handle Coding Interviews ⭐️
    • Tips on how to run a coding interview and make it less stressful.
  • How to "Peel the Onion" in Behavioral Interviews
    • Overview of how to make the most of behavioral questions by practicing active listening and using the right follow-ups. Real-world examples are included.
  • How to Make a Hiring Decision
  • How to Run a Successful Interview Debrief Session ⭐️
  • Big Tech vs Startup Hiring Practices ⭐️
  • How To Interview for Part-time Positions ⭐️
  • How to Sell Your Team to a Candidate