Interview Guide

Define your expectations, know yourself:

  • What kind of job do you want?

  • How much time do you want to spend on your job?

  • How much do you want to make?

  • Do you want mentorship?

  • What are you optimizing for?

  • What would you like to work on?

    • Industry?

    • Skills?

  • Do you have a company in mind you want to work for?

  • How much risk are you willing to take?

  • What company culture do you want?

  • How do you want to work?

  • What are your criterias?

  • What do you want to achieve in your career?

  • Do you enjoy building one thing, or many things?

Work Arrangements

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Full Time Onsite

Part Time Onsite


Full Time Remote

Part Time Remote

Career Advice

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  • What are the philosophies of interviewing?

  • What is the goal of the interview process?

  • Is the goal to make the candidate feel like a failure?

  • Is the goal to make the candidate feel like a success?

  • Is the goal to make the candidate feel like a success?

  • Will this interviewee be impactful?

  • Are you hiring for their strengths?

  • Are you not hiring for their weaknesses?

  • For more senior/experienced people, they will have a multitude of experiences.

  • What are the interviewee's strengths, and where can they be applied? where can the interviewee belong?

  • What other critierias do you interview for? Tardiness? Earliness?

  • What tools do they use?

  • Will they bring up the average? What average will they drop?

  • Take your power trip else where

  • Do you know how to interview senior people?

  • How do you think your interview process/grading is broken?

  • How do you set up your interviewees up for success?

  • Can't see the forest for the trees.

    • What can 100 lines of code make up for 1,000,000 lines of code?

  • Not living in the area?

    • Ask if you can use someones address

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