Re: Interviews & red flags

Subject: Re: Interviews & red flags
From: "Gayla Bassham" <gbassham -at- cypress-software -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 13:12:37 -0400

> Well, I once interviewed a candidate who included in his work history
> company I had previously worked for. When the time came to look at
> portfolio, he pulled out a document from that company, and...yeah, you
> guessed it, it was my work. I'd say that qualified as a "red flag."

When I was still programming, I interviewed a programmer who used sample
code supplied by the maker of an imaging API as his own. Unhappily for
him, I had just been working with the API that morning, and recognized
the code instantly.



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