08 May 2014

Our Broken Job Interview Process

During Wolf’s continuing hiatus, second guest cohost Ashley Nelson-Hornstein talks with Andrew Pontious about how tech industry job interviews don’t work, and what can be done to fix them.


Rejected Episode Titles:

  • Entirely Disenchanted with the Process
  • Preaching to the Choir
  • Kvetching About Stuff
  • You’ve Changed Jobs How Many Times Now?
  • This Process Is Awesome!
  • A Ridiculous Luck-Based Dog and Pony Show
  • Awkwardly Type into Your Web Browser
  • Mobile Developers Should Interview Mobile Developers
  • The Only Time They Use Computer Science
  • It Could Be Anything
  • I Hope the Computer Science Topics I Studied the Night Before Are Brought up Today
  • Your Brain Wants to Crawl out of Your Head
  • We’re Not Web Developers
  • That Is Something That Should Just Never Happen
  • You’re Not Whiteboarding Objective-C
  • The Technical Deep Dive
  • Look at Its Review Score, Hire Me!
  • A Plethora of Options
  • A Hundred and Eighty Degrees of Thumb
  • I’ve Never Asked for Positive Feedback
  • Dating vs Marriage
  • You Did Get Me, Congratulations
  • Interviews Still Pretty Much Suck
  • Looking at Candidates That Are Like Themselves