257: Hiring with Rebecca Murphey and Lon Ingram

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Hiring is always a hot topic for ShopTalk Show and we’ve got a couple of hiring experts on to talk about what’s important in the hiring process and they also rate your hosts, Chris and Dave, on how hire-able they would be on the job market.

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  • mrjupave

    For anyone looking for those 2 free perf books:

    High Performance Browser Networking – Ilya Grigorik (O’Reilly)
    https://hpbn.co/

    Google – Site Reliability Engineering
    Edited by Betsy Beyer, Chris Jones, Jennifer Petoff and Niall Richard Murphy
    https://landing.google.com/sre/book.html

    • Travis Barber

      Thanks!

    • Thanks 🙂 Exactly what i came to the show notes for.

    • WeThreeThemes

      Thanks! The mention was somewhere around 36-38 minutes but couldn’t find it again. Came here for this bit of intel 🙂