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How to Interview an Engineer for your Startup

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The hard part about interviewing is asking hard questions that can be answered in a reasonable amount of time and also give insight into how the candidate thinks.

Thank you for sharing! I liked this paragraph:

These days, people that can cross between frontend, backend and design are the true rockstars and exactly what we’re looking for, so I like to get a feel for whether they “just like to code requirements” or they can truly get proactive and help us build product.

I also need to read through Reddit thread.

@ringtheory replied on Twitter:

Not so sure about this. Depends on how big the startup is and what kind of skills needed. Eng are like MDs: many specialties.

For instance, those that passed this interview architecture Q might not know how to build a relational database engine. ;)

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