On Hiring Techies – Evaluate Potential, Not Accomplishments

This is a part of a series on Hiring Techies. Evaluate Potential, Not Accomplishments I don’t spend a ton of time reading resumes. Depending on the position we’re hiring for, I may look for a few critical skills but I’m mainly looking for themes that tell me that the candidate has a passion for technology. […]

On Hiring Techies – Hire For Cultural Fit

This is a part of a series on Hiring Techies. Hire For Cultural Fit I said it earlier, but it bears repeating: I can teach someone a new technology. I cannot teach someone how to fit into our culture. A lot of technical interviewers are laser focused on a candidate’s skill set. I’ve been asked […]