story-telling during interviews

As stated in, during non-tech interviews, stories are a good way to organize your thoughts, and make yourself memorable.

To prove a _team_player_ —

These aren’t stories but … voted most helpful colleague in Zed; knowledge sharing; hands-on guidance over freshers; one of the most gregarious guys on the floor, making friends across department boundaries.

To prove “help those in need” —

rated substantially-exceed by all the freshers I helped, mostly Indian freshers; Never turned away a help seeker

To prove constructiveness in conflict —

presenting alternative designs to senior managers

To prove knowledge sharing —

To prove “can work with difficult colleagues” —

Chih Hao who likes to criticize my code ..

To prove under-pressure — biggest release of 2009

To prove personal sacrifice —


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