3 posts with this tag

Treat interviewing as story telling

October 22, 2016

I've already written an article about what I think constitutes a good interview process. So here I won't go over what questions (I think) you should ask but rather I really want to focus on how I think you as an interviewer can get the best impression of the qualities the candidate has. Brief recap 🎓 Interviews are a necessary evil. They allow the interviewer a chance to determine if the interviewee has the skill set and mindset to be successful. They also allow the interviewee to determine if the company…

Interviewing without wasting anyone's time

May 03, 2016

Over the course of my career I've had the opportunity to experience interviews from both sides of the table and my understanding of what a good interview is has evolved with each interview that I'm part of. In my present role I was given the role of defining our interview process so this post is about the process we have settled on - at the moment. More processes 😔 In an ideal world, a company would ask each candidate to come in and undertake a trail period performing the role that if successful they woul…

Interview puzzles in Objective-C

July 24, 2011

It seems to be difficult (in Objective-C) to find a coherent post about those tricky puzzles that sometimes crop up so I thought I'd post one 😀. String Puzzles Reverse a string - (NSString *)reverseString:(NSString *)originalString { int lengthOfString = [originalString length]; NSMutableString *reorderedString = [[[NSMutableString alloc] initWithCapacity:lengthOfString] autorelease]; while (lengthOfString > 0) { NSString *element = [NSString stringWithFormat:@"%C", [originalStr…