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My Thoughts On Netflix’s Social Dilemma

By butler.jeff1 / October 19, 2020 / Comments Off on My Thoughts On Netflix’s Social Dilemma

In the Netflix documentary Social Dilemma, top thought leaders in Silicon Valley’s technology revolution reveal shocking truths on how technology is used to become an addiction….but after watching this I believe they failed to highlight a bigger problem.   Social media is as real as a family portrait.   Ever walked into a friend’s or…

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How Cheating on Interviews with Glassdoor Encourages Hiring Bias

By butler.jeff1 / February 28, 2019 / Comments Off on How Cheating on Interviews with Glassdoor Encourages Hiring Bias

Dear hiring managers and recruiters of all the companies I have interviewed at,   I have a confession to make.   Actually, almost everyone who has interviewed at your company, my colleagues, and myself have a confession to make.   We all cheated on your interviews.   When you interviewed each one of us, we…

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Recruiting Software Engineers with Tech-Refreshes

By butler.jeff1 / January 5, 2019 / Comments Off on Recruiting Software Engineers with Tech-Refreshes

During my sophomore year at the University of California Berkeley, I was one of 400 students in the intro to computer science course. By the time I was graduated, that intro class tripled in size. That extreme change is symbolic of today’s software engineer economic demand. Consequently people all around the world are deciding to…

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