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Amazon.com: Amazon Values
Whether you are an individual contributor or a manager of a large team, you are an Amazon leader. These are our leadership principles and every Amazonian is guided by these principles.
amazon  hiring  leadership 
october 2012 by tysone
What methods can be used to describe a designer's ideal range of knowledge and skills? - Quora
T-shaped individuals is one. Is this a useful term? How else can designers' ideal profiles be described?
design  hiring  advice  from delicious
march 2011 by tysone
How To Properly Apply for a Design Position
From Mike Davidson: If you’re a designer and you’ll ever be looking for a new job in your life, you should read this.
forsnd  design  hiring  jobs 
september 2010 by tysone
Stop Seeking Out the Ninjas, Hackers, and Rockstars: How to Write Better Developer Job Descriptions » Enlight Solutions » Dan Pickett's Blog
Think about it from your own perspective for a moment. Can you picture yourself applying for a “CEO Rockstar”, “Recruitment Chef”, or “CTO Samurai” position? So, stop using silly titles. It only distinguishes you as someone who doesn’t regard software development as the art and science that it is.
hiring  management  language  development  programming 
august 2010 by tysone
Never Read Another Resume
Hiring people is like making friends. Pick good ones, and they'll enrich your life. Make bad choices, and they'll bring you down. Who you work with is even more important than who you hang out with, because you spend a lot more time with your workmates than your friends.
hiring  leadership  management  37signals 
june 2010 by tysone
How I Hire Programmers (Aaron Swartz's Raw Thought)
"I think it’s pretty easy to tell whether someone’s smart in casual conversation. I constantly make judgments about whether people I meet are smart, just like I constantly make judgments about whether people I see are attractive."
hiring  management  advice  interview 
december 2009 by tysone
Netflix Presentation on Freedom & Responsibility Culture
'If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.'
management  leadership  netflix  strategy  culture  hiring 
august 2009 by tysone
Reinventing Invention: Online Only Video: The New Yorker
Malcolm Gladwell on the challenge of hiring in the modern world. From “Stories from the Near Future,” the 2008 New Yorker Conference.
management  gladwell  hiring  business  economics 
july 2008 by tysone

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