This may be stupid but..

Peter Galbavy peter.galbavy at
Tue Nov 11 21:39:42 UTC 2003

Michael.Dillon at wrote:
> It's the same reason that I like to ask candidates to tell a story
> about some past event and how they, personally, dealt with it. If a
> candidate has had real personal experience of something then they will
> be able to tell me a story filled with detail. On the other hand, you
> sometimes get people who can only say "we" did this and "we" did that
> which leads you to believe that maybe the person was the NOC janitor
> or something.

Also an excellent way of checking if your candidate cares about past
employers confidentiality. That is if you want to see someone bad-mouth a
previous company.


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