Re: Project manager interviews
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Pete Deemer"
>Yes, I got a BA job a few years ago that way. They specifically wanted
> I guess that hinges on what your definition of "useful" is.
> if your approach to the interview is "get hired at any cost", it may
> not be useful -- there are people out there who have an aversion to
> either what they perceive Scrum to be, or what Scrum actually is --
> and there's some chance your prospective employer is one of them. but
> then, wouldn't you like to know this before you start working there?
> which brings us to the other definition of "useful" -- "showing who
> you really are, and who they really are, so everyone can get a sense
> of whether the fit is right" -- and in that context, discussing scrum
> could be a really good thing. ...
someone to bring in process knowledge, and I think they had RUP in
mind. I told them I could do it with less overhead, with less
formality (they had a rather informal work style). They liked that...
and had they not liked it, I wouldn't have wanted the job. :-)
(We trained 2 more CSMs, implmented Scrum and won over a rather
negative customer with transparency and committment).