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Submission + - How Chad Fowler Found Good Programmers in India (

Feign Ram writes: Chad Fowler relates an interesting incident in his book 'My Job Went to India: 52 Ways to Save Your Job': When I was in India weeding through hundreds of candidates for only tens of jobs, the interview team was exhausting itself and running out of time because of a poor interview-to-hire hit rate. Heads hurting and eyes red, we held a late-night meeting to discuss a strategic change in the way we would go through the candidates. We had to either optimize the people (or both). With what little was left of my voice after twelve straight hours of trying to drag answers out of dumbstruck programmers, I argued for ...

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