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07 October 2007

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Richard Banks

I really like the idea of the coffee shop interview to relax people.

I've typically had people sit on a lounge to "deformalise" (is that a word?) proceedings so that I can see what they're really like. It's incredible some of the amazing/scary things you can find out that way.

And interviewing to determine character rather than talent will typically result in a much stronger team and a better overall result. No point having the best developers in the world if none of them can work with each other.

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