[TriLUG] essential Linux skills?
jbroome at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 22:35:35 EDT 2005
On 8/16/05, Jason Tower <jason at cerient.net> wrote:
> i have a simple "test" i've given to prospective employees:
> i create a user account on one of my servers, start a screen session,
> and have them log in and attach to the session (that way i can see what
> they're doing). i then say "you have fifteen minutes to tell me
> everything you can about this machine. go." it will quickly become
> apparent how much linux they really know.
As a recepient of said test, i can say it's pretty stressful to try
and spew out as much about a machine as you can in 15 minutes...
Well, stressful when it's part of your interview. :)
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