LinkedIn’s head of recruiting explains why the first thing he does in every job interview is hand over a marker.

Brendan Browne’s favorite interview question: “What are you most passionate about? Using the whiteboard, explain to me the process of how it works.”

Browne said he learns four things from this exercise:
1. What do the candidates care about most deeply?
2. How well can they explain themselves?
3. How do they think about process?
4. How do they deal with ambiguity?

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