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Mohamed Oun Author

I get the problem, and I know it's hard to identify good candidates. I'm just saying that the current system is clearly flawed. One solution is internships, another is an assignment given to the candidate based on a portion of your codebase, in which they try to understand your code and how to build on it and write code that solves the problem while not breaking the existing code, which is mostly what happens in the actual job. That way you'll have more practical knowledge about the candidate.

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Jason C. McDonald

You do realize, we have to interview for internships, too. Those involve HUGE investments of time, energy, money, and development hours, so we have to be very selective there too.