Understand the Process

Recruiting good people is hard. Far too hard for the recruiters, HR people, and technical managers who are the people who actually do all the recruitment. To make life notionally easier for everyone, there are processes that are put in place and must be followed come hell or high water. Deviation from these processes causes … Continue reading Understand the Process

Prove, don’t say

Consider the following excerpt from the skills section of a resume: AWS (EC2, related services), Puppet, load balancing What does that mean? Does it mean… “I’ve got a lot of personal experience of lovingly setting up a whole bunch of immutable infrastructure with auto-scaling instances in the cloud, and helping my team migrate to it?” … Continue reading Prove, don’t say