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Mediocrity can be a sign of excellence, and other stories

April 01, 2023 - 2208 words - 12 mins

Happy April 1st! This post is part of April Cools Club: an effort to publish genuine posts on topics our usual audience would find unexpected. The tech content will be back soon!

Over the many years I spent heavily involved in intern and full-time recruiting at $PREVIOUS_JOB, multiple people have commented something to the effect of: "How come Predrag always gets the best people?"

This post is a series of vignettes showing three of the less-obvious ideas that gave us an edge, read more