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> FAANG...have literally too much talent coming through the door

From first hand experience, I would strongly disagree...

I won't beat the dead horse of the sad state of tech interviews, but just wanted to point out that this statement does not align with my experience at all.




I'm more referring to quantity than quality. At that scale it's better to optimise for a lower false positive rate because your business isn't going to collapse if you miss a decent candidate.


It will negatively impact the business if the business can’t identify the best candidates. It can have a low false positive rate and still hire relatively mediocre engineers. Which is what I’ve seen happen over and over again.




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