[Novalug] Job interview "stuff"
jpwarren00 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 09:59:33 EST 2009
On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 8:38 AM, Nick Danger <nick at hackermonkey.com> wrote:
> On 12/07/2009 10:46 PM, greg pryzby wrote:
> > You are interviewing for a job. You were granted a privilege to
> > interview. You are there to explain why you will be an asset to the team
> > and you can do the work and bring more than any other candidate.
> Agreed. And I also believe its not your place to judge how stupid their
> questions are when you are in the interview seat. But I think I have the
> right to make fun of the questions afterwards :-)
I think there is a place to question the questions within an interview, but
it depends on if you are being recruited or you are applying for a job
(recruiters pushing you for a job are technically applying for the job for
If you are being recruited, you are taking time out of your day to see
someone who already wants to hire you and the roles are somewhat reversed.
Also, in any context I wouldn't want to jump right up and answer a purposely
thrown dumb question without first placing it in the correct 'dumb' context
so the interviewer knows you can identify fundamental logic flaws and
By the way, anyone interested in applying for a mid to senior level, 4
month PHP dev contract downtown?
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