The DevOps hiring process should be audition-based

Source –┬átechtarget.com Back when typists were in demand, companies administered tests for secretarial jobs. If you could prove you had the skill to type X number of words per minute without error, you got the job; hence the term,┬áskilled labor. The testing process is similarly straightforward for bus drivers or professional musicians. You take a driving test. You audition for the orchestra. This practice doesn’t quite work for every occupation. How does a hospital determine the competence of a prospective

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New practices spring from DevOps competency shortage

Source –┬átechtarget.com Once you establish DevOps competency, employee retention is an even bigger challenge in a highly competitive seller’s market for technical skills. “High tech has a lot to learn about culture from the manufacturing business,” E3’s Rheem said. Companies eager to retain employees often find themselves in a “perk race,” but perks quickly become entitlements, Rheem said. Most companies don’t have a great sense of what makes people want to come to work, which is predictability, consistency and the

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DevOps Jobs: How to win that role

Source –┬áenterprisersproject.com For IT job hunters, some of today’s most desirable jobs are┬áDevOps┬ájobs. A company with a strong commitment to DevOps┬áwants people to┬árun fast, experiment, and iterate their way to success. These organizations prize innovation.┬áBut the┬áDevOps methodology and culture┬áturns some old rules about IT job hunting upside down. For instance, your ability┬áto spot trouble and┬áturn around failures now trumps certifications, says┬áRobert Reeves,┬áCTO at┬áDatical, a database release automation company. For DevOps teams, companies need people who can think on their feet

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