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veen  ·  274 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why I think the tech interview process is broken – Medium

I also find that quote inspiring, but I assumed he meant it as a suggestion to find creative ways to avoid the hiring process altogether. Personally I've been aiming to be, to use Cal Newports book title, "so good they can't ignore you". I got my current job that I do next to my full-time degree because I was interesting enough to the company that they wanted me more than the other way around. The interview was mostly a formality. It felt very much like pursuing a route nobody's taking.