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.

  1. Why should we hire you?

He demonstrates:

๐Ÿ’พ Passion, the right attitude

๐Ÿ’พ Being a perfectionist (spot on for a writer of code)

๐Ÿ’พ Willingness to work in a team and particularly for that Company

๐Ÿ’พ He lets his work speak for itself

2. What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses? (in the context of working in a team)

๐Ÿ’ป Strong on his strengths

๐Ÿ’ป Weaknesses – irrelevant to his role (but he is looking forward to working with them

๐Ÿ’ป Collaborative

3. What are your salary requirements?

๐Ÿงฒ Focus on options (Very shrewd)

๐Ÿงฒ Willingness to negotiate

๐Ÿงฒ Plays the leverage card so well here (know others are paying well, treat me fairly) again mentions the options – long term player

๐Ÿ’ก He believes in the Company ๐Ÿ’ก

What do you take away from this? How would you answers these questions? Try it. If you need help, you know where i am.