interview Tag

5 More Questions For Interviewing a Database Administrator

I've written before about interviewing a Database Administrator (DBA) and general hiring techniques. I've talked about how an interview should be a conversation, not a trivia contest.  I always describe the interview process as being a lot like being on a blind date. You shouldn't be looking to stump someone during an interview. Memorization...

How Not To Hire Someone

It's the end of the college basketball season here in the US. At this time of year I get a little nostalgic for my former life as a basketball coach. I always enjoyed playing in March as that meant our team was doing well and advancing through the playoffs.I recall...

10 Things I Hate About Interviewing With You

The other day I wrote about the ten things I hate when interviewing someone. Today I will turn the tables and talk a bit about the things I don't like to see as an interviewee.I've been involved in evaluating talent and interviewing others for over twenty years. I've also been...

DBA interview questions
10 Things I Hate About Interviewing You

An interview should be a conversation between two people. Nothing more, nothing less.In many ways it is like dating: two people sitting together and trying to learn a bit about each other to see if they want to spend more time together in the near future.If you are looking for a...