[svlug] interview questions

ericv ericv at cruzio.com
Thu Oct 5 11:44:24 PDT 2006


My ass would be on a _big_ boat in the Carribean.

Period.

On Thu, 5 Oct 2006 09:55:52 -0700, Joe Buck wrote
> On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 10:45:14PM -0700, Alvin Oga wrote:
> 
> > - if you had all the $$$ in the world, what would you be doing ?
> > 
> > 	- wrong answer is doing anything else instead of the
> > 	job you're seeking
> 
> Oh, come on.  For the vast majority of jobs (that is, unless we're talking
> about a CEO or other leadership position, or a position that's 
> somehow about changing the world), if the person I was interviewing 
> answered that even if s/he had all the money in the world, s/he'd 
> still want the job I was offering (based on your other questions, be 
> a sysadmin or the like), or even something similar, I'd conclude 
> that I had a tool and a liar on my hands.  I suppose that a clever 
> tool could say s/he would start a company to do exactly the service 
> you were hiring for, but I'd still smell "suck up", and you can't 
> trust people like that.
>

--
Eric N. Valor
http://www.alsa.org
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