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Posted on: 8/15/2022 - 5 min read
3 questions to ask during your next coding interview
At almost every interview that I've personally attended, I've been asked the same question. A question that appears usually at the very end ...
Posted on: 2/25/2022 - 6 min read
6 things I look for when interviewing programmers
As a senior software engineer, I typically get to interview potential candidates for the companies that I work for. And more recently, as a ...
Posted on: 1/25/2020 - 5 min read
3 things to avoid at your next coding interview
I have interviewed a fair number of potential programmers during my years and have turned many of them down for various reasons. There are q...
Posted on: 6/26/2019 - 3 min read
The one thing to bring to your next coding interview
This won't be one of those "bring your best personality" posts. That's important too. But this one is more practical and applies to pretty m...
Posted on: 6/18/2019 - 5 min read
My top 5 interview tips for coders
Graduation season is here and as such, many new young coders are making their way through the job market hoping to strike it rich. And the k...
Posted on: 10/16/2018 - 5 min read
The best way to prepare for a programming interview
You received that email, welcoming you through the doors of a prestigious (or not so prestigious) software company in order for you too show...
Posted on: 9/5/2018 - 6 min read
What I Look For In A Programmer
In my decade long career I've had the opportunity to interview many different programmers for many different roles. Everything from front-en...
Posted on: 7/2/2018 - 8 min read
This is why people "Ghost" their programming interviews
A few days ago, an article on LinkedIn brought to light the phrase "ghosting" and how it is detrimental to tech recruiters and employers cu...
Posted on: 3/21/2018 - 5 min read
Avoid These During Your next Programming Interview
Interviews in general can be nerve-racking meetings regardless of where your current skill level is at. You can be a junior developer and a...
Posted on: 12/25/2017 - 5 min read
How To Write A Technical Resume For Programmers
A new year is fast approaching and that means it might be time to do something different. Which might just mean finding a new job. So keepi...
Posted on: 11/2/2017 - 4 min read
Programmer Spotlight 01: ThatSoftwareDude
This will be the first in the hopefully long series of Developer Interviews that we conduct for the blog. The idea is to get a few passiona...
Posted on: 1/4/2017 - 4 min read
Building Your Programming Portfolio in 5 Steps
The year is off to a fresh start, and as such, it is time for many people to make those new year's resolutions and to maybe get a new job. ...
Posted on: 7/8/2015 - 4 min read
I took a midterm exam during my coding interview
Everyone that knows me, knows that I enjoy a good interview. I even enjoy the bad ones sometimes because if anything, they at least make fo...
Posted on: 7/7/2015 - 4 min read
Preparing For My Interview In The Worst Way
I have an interview coming up really soon because I can't be self-employed and living by our own terms forever unfortunately. At least not ...
Posted on: 5/27/2015 - 4 min read
My Worst Job Interviews
I write alot about interviews and about interviewing people because it's a very important part of work. You can't hire someone without both...
Posted on: 10/22/2014 - 6 min read
More Interview Questions To Share
Another interview and another set of questions to answer. Personally, I enjoy most interviews. You get to test yourself out and work on you...
Posted on: 2/20/2014 - 5 min read
The Pros And Cons Of Working With Recruiters
Recruiters have a tight hold on tech jobs these days, for a few reasons. But mainly that tech jobs are hard to fill and they pay substant...
Posted on: 2/12/2014 - 5 min read
Interview Questions I Enjoy Asking Programmers
At my latest job I had the opportunity to interview a fair number of people. It's definitely a challenge and it takes some preparation. Some...
Posted on: 1/30/2014 - 4 min read
Another Day Another Interview
I'm getting back into the interviewing business, as I just recently left my job to pursue greater things and to work on my own projects. Wh...
Posted on: 1/23/2014 - 5 min read
How I Landed My First Programming Job
One of the hardest things that I've had to do in life was to convince a company, a money making institution, that they needed my awesome sk...
Posted on: 1/23/2014 - 4 min read
10 Programming Interview Questions To Remember
I have had a fair number of interviews in my career. Not because I suck. No no don't get me wrong. After college I needed a job immediately...
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