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Francisco Quintero 🇨🇴

Well, this looks awesome. I'm taking many from here to add to my personal list

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Sylwia Vargas Author

Awesome! Do you have any other personal favorites that have worked for you?

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Francisco Quintero 🇨🇴

Yes, I do. Here in Colombia we have lots of holidays (18 xD) and whenever I'm interviewing for a foreign company I have to ask about them. Also, I don't like time tracking, I need to ask about it.

The ones I consider important are:

  • Am I required to log working hours?
  • Do you accept Colombian holidays?
  • What's the preferred working hours?

Depending of the size of the team these ones also matter to me:

  • Is there a QA team?
  • Is there a DevOps team?
  • Do you work under agile methodologies?

The list is constantly being modified as I learn how to make the right question to get the best answer.

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Sylwia Vargas Author

Ohhhh these are all terrific! The one that stood out to me was the one about the Colombian holidays — this is also something I usually ask because in Poland we tend to take longer time off during Easter and Christmas than in the US.
Thank you!

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