Episode 98

99: Improve Your Agile Hiring Practices


September 13th, 2018

1 hr 13 mins 3 secs

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About this Episode

Zach Bonaker (@ZachBonaker) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss ways to improve your agile hiring practices when interviewing Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches.

[featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Zach Bonaker[/featured-image]

Zach is a self-described “benevolent trouble-maker” and seeks to foster servant leadership that cultivates growth, learning, and discovery. He is a systems thinker who shares his thoughts on his blog – Agile Out Loud. Zach is great at pushing agile thinking forward and has authored many popular posts on next generation agile theories and practices.

Amitai is a software development coachspeaker, legacy code wrestler, non-award-winning musician, award winning bad poet, and the creator of the Agile in 3 Minutes podcast. He blogs at schmonz.com and is a frequent guest on Agile for Humans. Amitai has published many of his agile observations and musings in his new book – Agile in 3 Minutes on Lean Pub.


Ryan Ripley is teaming up with Professional Scrum Trainer, Todd Miller to teach the PSM-II this year. Whether you are a CSM or a PSM-I, this Advanced Scrum Master Course is the next step on the Scrum master journey, created and present by trainers from scrum.org – The Home of Scrum™.


In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Combining the thinking and doing of agile
  • It’s the age of the knowledge worker…what now?
  • The importance of meeting people where they are at and helping them move forward

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