Author : Gayle Laakmann McDowell Publisher : Iland Ebook Pub Date : Page : 510 Language : en Rating :
We walked out of the hiring meeting frustrated, again. Of the ten "passable" candidates we reviewed that day, none would receive offers. Were we being too harsh, we
I, in particular, was disappointed. We had rejected one of my candidates. A former
student. One who I had referred. He had a 3.73 GPA from the University of Washington,
one of the best computer science schools in the world, and had done extensive work on
open source projects. He was energetic. He was creative. He worked hard. He was sharp.
He was a true geek in all the best ways