Stephen Thompson

Posts by Stephen Thompson

  • How to Screen for the Perfect Software Engineer (a.k.a. SAMs)

    April 15, 2015

    Everyone is looking for the perfect software engineer. I hear the following comments all the time from VCs to hiring managers at Fortune 100 companies: "we can't find good engineers" or “the kind of candidates we want are not applying for our jobs.” Managers, particularly engineering managers, are picky. They want everything in one person: a strong relational...