If you’ve been on a technical interview, there’s a good chance you’ve been asked to solve a puzzler. Answering the puzzler correctly can give an employeer some insight into how well you can think on your feet – but it does nothing to assess one’s aptitude towards getting the job done.
I’m of the mind-set that these types of questions bear little relevance to determining whether or not a person would be a good fit for a technical job. And apparently, I’m not alone. Jon Evans, writer for TechCrunch, echoes my sentiments. And this isn’t the first time I’ve tackled the subject…
So… what do you think about the current technical interview process? Is it effective? Or does it just tell an employer how well you can solve puzzles? Sound off below!