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!
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
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
Looking for a new job? Want a big raise? Want to rock your career? Then this book is for you. Why a book on technical interviewing? I’ve been interviewing engineers for over 20 years. I have also experienced all aspects of this subject being interviewed, interviewing candidates and even as a hiring manager. In this … Continue reading Rock Your Technical Interview – Working With Recruiters Book Released!
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
I have been doing my "Rock Your Technical Interview" session since 2010. One of the questions I always get asked during the session is how to find a good recruiter. This is a hard question to answer. This year I decided to add some tips to my conference session. Here is the #1 tip. Recruiters … Continue reading Recruiters, Read This If You Want To Work With Me
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
Here are some great blog posts that can be helpful in your search. Interviewing How to Prove Your Skills During an Interview How to Jumpstart a Stalled Job Search 10 Things to Bring Up In an Interview Why Technical Interviews Work (And Why They Don’t) Interview Questions for SharePoint Architects Resumes: How to Effectively List … Continue reading Job Hunting Links
Surviving a Technical Interview (via Dice News in Tech) Have you frozen during a technical interview, or been stumped by a question? Your answer should be ‘yes’ and you’re not alone. In fact, you’re everyone who’s ever lived through a technical interview. “No one has ever gotten every question correct,” said David McCarter, who presented… technical … Continue reading Surviving The Technical Interview (Interview)
The job market is heating up for developers. Actually, I spoke with a recruiter yesterday and she told me they have lots of positions and not enough candidates to fill them. This is good news if you are looking for a new position. Also, if you want a big raise, the only way this will … Continue reading Are You Ready For The Technical Interview?