Everybody talks about cracking the coding interview. Dozens of articles and heated discussions on how to prepare, what to ask, and even how to handle the infamous brainteasers.
But let’s face it: the way we interview engineers is broken, and there is a very good reason for that - we are engineers! We know how to write code, and fix problems, a whole other set of skills than assessing other peoples' technical competence. In this talk, we will share six mistakes we were doing while recruiting engineers and share the path to master the skill nobody talk about - being a better interviewer.