How to Hire — The Interview Process


short guide for young managers The single most important job of a software manager is to hire the best people and retain talent. That’s it. All the rest comes in second. However most young managers have a fear of interviews, “How do I figure out if the candidate is smart? Is he a right fit ? Will the candidate be motivated by the work he will be doing in the company ?” The reality is that it is...

Sometimes your gut feeling is plain wrong


We think of intuition as divine messages from above but the fact is that hunches are formed out of our past experiences and knowledge. So how good is relying on our gut feeling for making decisions? This was something that made me wonder for a long time. Do you listen to your gut or do you give in to logic? There is another angle to this. You first look at the facts as objectively as possible and...