Room 4 

13:40 - 14:40 


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.

Work skills

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

Kris Howard has been building and playing on the Internet for over twenty years. She heads up AWS Developer Relations for Asia-Pacific and Japan, and she speaks regularly at tech conferences around the world. (Well, she used to, anyway.) Her Instagram account is pretty much all selfies and food.