RE: Hiring Criteria, Writing Tests, and Drug Tests

Subject: RE: Hiring Criteria, Writing Tests, and Drug Tests
From: Mark Baker <MBaker -at- TIMELINE -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 15:03:08 -0700

>>Probably, most of his published papers had been written by others.<<

The proper description for ghostwriters in such instances - painfully
obvious to a number of us, I'm sure - is generally "graduate

Been there, done that, decided not to perpetuate the system.

Just had to point it out so I could move on. Feeling much better now,

Now back to your regularly scheduled Inbox.

Mark Baker
Timeline, Inc.
Bellevue, WA

-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Emory [mailto:danemory -at- primenet -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 12:39 PM
Subject: Hiring Criteria, Writing Tests, and Drug Tests

1. Testing, not samples, is important.

Back in the early 1980s, I had the misfortune to hire a retired Professor
Emritus of Computer Science at a company that developed military command
control communications systems. His resume, including reams of published
papers in academic journals, was most impressive, and during the job
interview, he seemed to know his stuff. I thought I had enough, and decided
a test wasn't appropriate, since he'd probably feel insulted If I asked him
to take it.

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