The More You Give...

This is not a talk

about diversity

Why
How
What

CCP: 33%
Resale: 60%
Livenation: 50%

Chapter 1

"Must haves"

  • 4 years of experience
  • Specific frameworks & libraries
  • Particular interests
  • Take-home assessment

Deopts

  • Experience: Ignores potential
  • Frameworks: Ignores learning capacity
  • Interests: Assumes leisure time to study in
  • Assessment: Great for… young people without dependents

Chapter 2

Inverting the telescope

  • Reverse job specs
  • Frame interviews as conversations
  • Ask the same questions of all candidates
  • Conduct code retrospectives
  • Hire for character not experience

Huh?

"What are you doing about diversity?"

Invest in the groups trying to put new talent out there

Falling into the

pit of success

Community
Networks

People

😱

😊

CD

continual development: always be hiring

"Game gets game"

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have

Your Mileage Will Vary

The more you give

Happy Birthday!

The More You Give

By Oliver Turner

The More You Give

A talk given at Formidable London's first birthday party on practical steps companies can take to contribute to greater diversity in our industry and how the resulting talent benefits us all.

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