There are a lot of hiring managers and potential employers who somehow managed to get stuck on “we need a person who is an expert in xxxx technology”.  Sometimes, you may have a business case why you need a specialist or a specialized set of skills, but for the majority of circumstances I would argue […]

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So Amazon just announced that they will be providing premium support for the web services (EC2, S3, and SQS). They are including a service level dashboard to keep users up to date on issues and the health of their services. This is very exciting news, since it shows Amazon’s commitment to web services and providing […]

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As a hiring manager I have done a lot of interviews. As you talk with other hiring managers about hiring engineers there seems to be this debate about whether candidates should write code in an interview. I believe that any candidate who expects to work on my team better be able to write code on […]

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