Wednesday

Room 4

13:40 - 14:40 (UTC+10)

Talk (60 min)

Interviewing Like a Boss

If you've been in the tech industry for any length of time, you've probably been asked to participate in interviewing. Lucky folks will receive some basic training from their employer, but most are expected to just figure it out.

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It can be time-consuming, nerve-wracking, and tedious. You probably don't enjoy doing it, and that can lead to bad hires and painful experiences. Kris has participated in more than 250 interviews at AWS - as both an interviewer and a hiring manager - and has finally come to embrace the process. She'll provide practical tips you can use to conduct more effective interviews, saving you time and making the whole process a lot more enjoyable.

Kris Howard

For the last twenty years Kris has been helping companies build amazing things online, first in Australia and now in Europe as part of the AWS Developer Relations team. She also knits and sews, and no, she won't knit you a sweater.