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On what basis does your company hire new staff?   [Edit]

Survey period: 15 Mar 2004 to 21 Mar 2004

Hiring new staff can be tricky. How do you go about the process?

OptionVotes% 
Brief interviews (1 or 2).27143.08
Interviews and tests (2 or more + tests).22235.29
Multiple Interviews / tests across many groups in the company.548.59
Placement agency plus final in-house interview.507.95
Placement agency handling everything.30.48

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WillemM19-Mar-04 9:48
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General????? Pin
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Sarvesvara (BVKS) Dasa21-Mar-04 0:51
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GeneralMy take... Pin
Nitron18-Mar-04 4:01
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GeneralDeveloper, shmeveloper Pin
Jeff Varszegi18-Mar-04 19:00
professionalJeff Varszegi18-Mar-04 19:00 
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Nitron19-Mar-04 8:22
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Curi0us_George19-Mar-04 15:59
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Jeff Varszegi19-Mar-04 17:14
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Norman Fung19-Mar-04 6:03
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AnonymousCoder19-Mar-04 6:09
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AveryH22-Mar-04 0:32
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Curi0us_George19-Mar-04 16:03
Curi0us_George19-Mar-04 16:03 
That's all well and good if everyone you interview has an intrinsic ability to code well, but most do not. In my (albeit limited) experience, few people produce truly high quality code. I believe neglecting to test for coding competence is a major oversight.
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AveryH18-Mar-04 2:46
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GeneralExplain further Pin
dog_spawn21-Mar-04 4:32
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AveryH21-Mar-04 11:43
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Zenpt21-Mar-04 23:40
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AveryH22-Mar-04 0:29
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GeneralHired with interview Pin
Edmund . C . Prakash16-Mar-04 20:23
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Michael P Butler16-Mar-04 22:52
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