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What responses disqualify a candidate from hiring during the interview?

You are in the process of looking for candidates for a software development position, all the resumes are reviewed, and you made a couple of interview invites. Now, the folks show up in the conference ...
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16answers
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Weeding out real agile from buzzword agile in an interview

I've been interviewing for co-ops (paid internships) lately and a large number of the companies I've been interviewing with have been saying they use Scrum or some other agile methodology (scrum being ...
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Is there a correlation between buzz words and ability?

We've just been through a hiring cycle and one thing that struck me was the fact that interviewees that threw every buzz word on the planet at us tended to rate the lowest. We gave them each a simple ...