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Jason Truesdell, Principal Software Architect at IndustrialML, has conducted countless interviews and believes there is a way to fix tech interviews for good. Success or failure in the interview is often not well-correlated to success in the actual role, he says. Curiosity, tenacity, and persistence are better predictors of success in most teams he's worked in, rather than whiteboard coding exercises, credentials, or confidence. Interviews are often more capricious than they appear at first glance and can easily filter out excellent engineers.