Testing Software Engineers During an Interview; There is a Better Way!

Currently, since I am on the hunt for a new job, one thing I am not looking forward to any tests I might be given during the interview process. Part of the reason is that as far back as I can remember, I have never liked taking tests. I am not sure why, but it … Continue reading Testing Software Engineers During an Interview; There is a Better Way!

Interviewee => Recruiter Tip #8: Learn How To Create Calendar Invites

I don’t know about you, but if something is not on my calendar, there is a very good chance it won’t happen. I’ve been learning this time around that most recruiters do not know how to make calendar events for their candidates. If a recruiter sets up a call with the candidate or a phone/ … Continue reading Interviewee => Recruiter Tip #8: Learn How To Create Calendar Invites

Getting Up To Speed

I recently received an email from someone who watched my "Rock Your Technical Interview" video: "... long story short, I have way too many years of classic VB (and all its flavors) and only two or three years of asp.net (VS 2005/2008).  I have had several interviews but have discovered I'm too light in too … Continue reading Getting Up To Speed

Share Your Technical Interview Stories

I'm looking to share your stories in next years Röck Yoür Technical Interview conference session. This is my most popular session ever and there is no code! Each year I add new content including stories from engineers just like you. If you have recently gone on an interview and/or got a new job I'd like … Continue reading Share Your Technical Interview Stories

dotNetDave Talks About Interviewing

This video has my some tips on interviewing and how I nailed jobs when I was a beginner. It also includes tips for beginners on how to get a job when you maybe don't have the experience yet. For more tips attend one of my Rock Your Technical Interview sessions in a city near you. … Continue reading dotNetDave Talks About Interviewing

Silicon Valley Code Camp 2013

I hope everyone in northern California is planning to attend this years Silicon Vally Code Camp on October 4th & 6th in Los Altos Hills, Ca. It’s always a great time and lots of free training! I will be presenting the following session and I hope you will attend. Wear your favorite concert t-shirt to … Continue reading Silicon Valley Code Camp 2013