AntiPatterns

What is a “Recruitment Anti-Pattern”?

When we meet simple problems – ones where we understand all the possible outcomes, every possible factor – then we can work out the “best” solution. A problem in Algebra or Physics always has a “correct” solution, and if you have the right skills and training then it’s easy to find. The real world … is nothing like that. Software… Read More »What is a “Recruitment Anti-Pattern”?

Did you know “Salary: DoE” stands for “Don’t Apply Here”?

(“DoE” literally stands for “Dependent on Experience”. But read on to find out what that tells you about the company and the role…) Job adverts sometimes contain the text “DOE” next to the Salary/Remuneration/Pay box. This is a way for companies to hide the salary before they’ve met you and learned what figure you might accept. But this often tells… Read More »Did you know “Salary: DoE” stands for “Don’t Apply Here”?