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Tue Jun 27 17:11:29 HKT 2017 From /weblog/career/jobs

interviewer tip


The best way I've found to interview candidate developers is to pair program with them to do real work on the actual code of the project that is hiring. If not possible, give programming exercise which is:

The exercise must involve working with current development tools.
The exercise must require the candidate to apply important features of the language.
The exercise must involve understanding and working with existing code.
The exercise must involve error handling.
The exercise must involve testing.
The exercise must offer scope for domain modelling.
The exercise must involve asking questions.
The exercise must be realistic.
The exercise must involve changing requirements.
The exercise must offer the candidate enough rope to hang themselves.
The exercise must test many different skills and practices.

A good interview programming exercise takes at least an hour. - http://nat.truemesh.com/archives/000630.html

The other interesting reading - http://blog.secosoft.net[..]ass-kickin-interviewscreening-questions/

Phone interview - http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/ThePhoneScreen.html

Questions that somebody like to ask... although I think this guy is a bit arrogance - http://softarc.blogspot.com[..]y-favorite-java-developer-interview.html

Another interview question and answer - http://journeymanjournal.blogspot.com/2005/03/sir-am-i-hired.html http://paultyma.blogspot.com[..]/howto-pass-silicon-valley-software.html http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/001042.html

How about lie at CV? http://jroller.com[..]mon?entry=lying_on_your_r%C3%A9sum%C3%A9

Interviewing in google - http://pyre.third-bit.com/blog/archives/000174.html

What interviewee should asked at interview - http://blog.reindel.com[..]programmer-should-ask-on-a-job-interview

What should not waste time to ask the candidate - http://www.innerspace.com.hk/cl_life.html

http://www.ehow.com[..]303_use-technique-ace-job-interview.html

Beware of the small things during interview - http://cn.wsj.com/big5/20100115/eoe145304.asp

The concern of putting negotiable in salary - http://jobtipsforgeeks.com/2014/08/08/negotiable/

http://www.zdfs.com/code/2015/on-interviewing-software-engineers

how-to-carry-out-technical-recruitment - http://www.infoq.com[..]s/how-to-carry-out-technical-recruitment http://ramblinjan.com[..]ing-Process-is-your-engineering-process/

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Sat Feb 11 16:11:56 HKT 2017 From /weblog/career/jobs

Boss


A discussion thread about how to due with boss/manager that don't give you anything to do - http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?joel.3.361868

Requirement of a PA of one boss - http://manincentral.blogspot.com/2008/03/blog-post_26.html

How to hire a good CEO - http://www.inside.com.tw[..]13/if-when-and-how-to-avoid-hiring-a-ceo

How if boss asking for too much - http://cn.wsj.com/big5/20170208/LIF141035.asp

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Wed Jun 15 09:02:58 HKT 2016 From /weblog/career/jobs

nice advice of how to get a job


There are four ways of going about this…

[1] – Submit your resume to a job site like Monster, and wait…

[2] – Attend various on-campus recruiting efforts…

[3] – Work with a recruiter…

[4] – Get recommended by a friend on the inside…

[1] and [2] are most ppl doing, [4] is nice if you have such friend, the best choice to trying [3]. More detail at

http://www.wallstreetprogrammer.com[..]inding-a-programming-job-on-wall-street/

Focusing is important - http://www.jrothman.com[..]-do-other-things-before-my-job-hunt.html

Focus on suitable company - http://www.jrothman.com[..]4/04/job-search-trap-spray-and-pray.html

https://jobtipsforgeeks.com/2016/06/14/desperate/

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Wed Feb 04 18:47:16 HKT 2015 From /weblog/career/jobs

interviewee tip


This is why you fail - http://www.javacodegeeks.com[..]here-is-main-reason-why-you-suck-at.html http://www.javacodegeeks.com[..]/03/my-problem-with-your-interviews.html

Preparation - http://cn.wsj.com/big5/20120217/eoe075852.asp?source=rss http://theprofessionalspoint.blogspot.in[..]erview-tips-how-to-get-prepared-for.html http://jobtipsforgeeks.com/2012/11/27/interviewprepforgeeks/

10 types of crappy interviewees - http://damncoolpics.blogspot.com[..]/02/10-types-of-crappy-interviewees.html

How to do good in google interview - http://allenc.com/2011/04/how-to-score-a-google-onsite-interview/

Google interview questions - http://way2rankers.blogspot.com[..]oogle-job-interview-questions-pm-se.html

http://programmers.stackexchange.com[..]i-really-wow-an-employer-at-an-interview

Ask questions - http://www.jrothman.com[..]ring-manager-and-the-interview-team.html http://jobtipsforgeeks.com[..]-and-when-to-ask-them-during-interviews/ http://jobtipsforgeeks.com/2014/11/17/questions/

Why you don't get the interview - http://jobtipsforgeeks.com[..]2/08/06/why-you-didnt-get-the-interview/

Questions for PM roles - http://www.jrothman.com[..]view-questions-for-project-managers.html http://www.jrothman.com[..]view-questions-for-program-managers.html

Solution of how to pick a heavier ball from a lot of other same weigth balls - http://www.jacopretorius.net[..]/2013/01/a-tough-interview-question.html

Tips To Overcome Ageism In Hiring As a Software Professional - http://jobtipsforgeeks.com/2013/01/31/ageism/

Google interview questions - http://javarevisited.blogspot.hk[..]gle-interview-questions-answers-top.html

The core of your preparation for the job interview:

Learn what they do.
Learn how they do what they do.
Figure out exactly what skills, experience and background you have that will help them do what they do faster and cheaper.
Plan how you’re going to explain #3 to them.

Everything else is implementation details.
http://petdance.com[..]for-a-job-interview-the-4-point-summary/

Few good questions to ask in interview - http://www.inside.com.tw[..]ight-and-wrong-reasons-for-changing-jobs

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Thu Dec 19 12:59:21 HKT 2013 From /weblog/career/jobs

hiring


How do you think about this? http://www.google.com/search?q=hire+slowly+fire+quickly

The other guide - http://home.att.net[..]rey.slinker/maverick/MaverickHiring.html

startup hiring - http://blogs.atlassian.com[..]is_a_hire_way_5_tips_for_startup_hi.html

First of all, the #1 cardinal criteria for getting hired at Fog Creek:

Smart, and
Gets Things Done.

http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000073.html

Six Point:
-Technical Knowledge.
-Critical Thinking.
-Can You Solve Problems?
-Can You Learn?
-Can You Change Based on Environment and Evidence?
-Are You Toxic?

http://www.artima.com/weblogs/viewpost.jsp?thread=228097

http://blogs.windwardreports.com[..]programming-interview-question-ever.html <- But I am not so sure about this.....

Common silly decision make when hiring - http://www.makinggoodsoftware.com[..]r-technicalities-in-software-development http://devinterviews.pen.io/

Fire quick is not suitable - http://manincentral.blogspot.com/2011/04/blog-post_08.html

Someone code good may not fit in - http://www.ericsink.com/entries/No_Great_Hackers.html

1) Define your value in advance of the interview. What actions did I take that affected the project? How do I describe the details of those actions in a way that helps articulate the value of how I worked?
2) Create these stories by asking yourself several questions. See if you can relate the answers to cost, schedule, or customer experience. Why? Because that’s what management cares about.
3) Never lie. Never. Never.
4) Use this value to create the stories of how you worked.
5) In the interview, answer every question as if it is a behavior-description question.
6) Do not assume the interviewer knows what you mean. Especially explain your project management approach.
http://www.jrothman.com[..]program-manager-interview-questions.html

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Tue Oct 22 22:52:45 HKT 2013 From /weblog/career/jobs

firing


Story of firing and being fired - http://www.inside.com.tw/2013/09/30/firing-and-being-fired http://philosophically.com/firing-and-being-fired

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Fri Jun 21 09:03:19 HKT 2013 From /weblog/career/jobs

IT employment


Another post, say something lead to a successful story - http://www.javacodegeeks.com[..]ly-control-your-technical-interview.html

A nice comment about IT employment:

Because the company cannot show absolute loyalty to the employees, I don't
want or expect absolute loyalty from employees to the company. In fact, when
I see an employee with a strong sense of loyalty, it worries me, because I
know that I may not be able to return the sentiment.

Obviously I expect honesty and fairness. But when it comes to the issue of
whether the employee stays or goes somewhere else, I don't expect loyalty to
be the deciding factor. It is my job to make sure the employees are happy
with their compensation and work environment. If they find a better
situation, I expect them to do what is best for them and their family. I
simply need to be sure that they cannot find a better situation.

That puts a lot of responsibility on the company, especially with the way we
do software development here. We ask our developers to do a lot of things
they don't necessarily enjoy. We expect them to help customers with the
tougher problems. We expect them to help with testing. We expect them to be
willing to use any and all of their skills to help make our products
successful. For a programmer who wants to do nothing but write code,
SourceGear is not the ideal work environment.

So we have to take the challenge of retention seriously. I'm pretty sure
nobody in our area pays better than we do. Everybody gets their own private
office. We eat lunch together every Wednesday at the company's expense. We
have a pool table and a basketball hoop.

http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com[..]DiscussTopicParent=8037&ixDiscussGroup=5

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Sun Mar 04 23:52:44 HKT 2012 From /weblog/career/jobs

isjobkillingyou



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Wed Mar 14 12:35:11 HKT 2007 From /weblog/career/jobs

career plan


Career planning, some body say it is waste, see if you think so - http://www.spring.org.uk[..]1/why-career-planning-is-time-wasted.php

And here is an article about Engineering career path - http://www.waysys.com/ws_content_al_sse.html

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Thu Oct 12 18:07:11 HKT 2006 From /weblog/career/jobs

How to keep programming job



Plan to improve yourself... to keep job!

http://www.pragmaticprogrammer.com[..]er.com/talks/HowToKeepYourJob/HTKYJ.html

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Tue Sep 19 14:51:13 HKT 2006 From /weblog/career/jobs

What is the best job?


According to CNN, software engineer is the best job in US

http://money.cnn.com[..]/moneymag/bestjobs/frameset.exclude.html

But somebody think this is stressful to work in IT - http://eknowledger.spaces.live.com[..]com/blog/cns!F475D4DE444DB1AB!1111.entry

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Thu Sep 14 15:26:14 HKT 2006 From /weblog/career/jobs

Sorting Developer Resume


Here is how Joey sorting resume, and contain pointers to his other article about employment in IT - http://www.joelonsoftware.com[..]terFriendly/articles/SortingResumes.html

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Mon Mar 27 13:08:51 HKT 2006 From /weblog/career/jobs

Samples of rejection letter


http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?biz.5.26437.9

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