There is a lot to learn from the first 3.5 mins of this Interview.
Stephen Curry asks him a few very common job Interview questions, Bill plays the role of a Junior software Engineer.
I wont transcribe or quote, but listen and follow along with my analysis below.
- Why should we hire you?
💾 Passion, the right attitude
💾 Being a perfectionist (spot on for a writer of code)
💾 Willingness to work in a team and particularly for that Company
💾 He lets his work speak for itself
2. What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses? (in the context of working in a team)
💻 Strong on his strengths
💻 Weaknesses – irrelevant to his role (but he is looking forward to working with them
3. What are your salary requirements?
🧲 Focus on options (Very shrewd)
🧲 Willingness to negotiate
🧲 Plays the leverage card so well here (know others are paying well, treat me fairly) again mentions the options – long term player
💡 He believes in the Company 💡
What do you take away from this? How would you answers these questions? Try it. If you need help, you know where i am.