Re: How do you conduct technical interviews ?

From: Dba DBA <>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 09:10:26 -0400
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I never said they need those skills. What I want is the right type of personality where they will try to solve a problem in stead of surfing the internet and waiting for someone else to do it.

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 1:47 AM, Pedro Espinoza <>wrote:

> It is kinda hard to get candidates who have networking, sysadmin, db
> skills. There is no one to blame for such state of affairs except for the
> industry. Nowadays, employing a person is like buying a commodity, so that
> companies can easily replace(buy) commodities (an oracle dba with another;
> a db2 dba with another; solaris admin with another solaris admin).
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 9:01 AM, Dba DBA <>wrote:
>> .
>> The kind of people I don't like are the cancer type. One thing goes wrong.
>> They completely stop working. They send one email and then surf the
>> internet. Make little to no effort to follow up. Someone gets back to them,
>> its not perfect. One more email and back to surfing the internet.
>> There are alot of people like that. How do you find pro-active, smart
>> people, with positive attitudes ?

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