I'm an experienced software engineer and manager. I have a number of successful projects under my belt and some really great companies on my resume. However, I'm really, really bad at the traditional whiteboard interview. I'm getting ready to start looking for a new job. Would it be worthwhile to request an alternative interview format? [more inside]
I just went for an interview but they took it a lot more seriously than I did and now I have to tell them that I don't want the job (even though I am starting to be in need of it). How do I handle this? [more inside]
I love programming/sysadmin case studies, I love women's perspectives, and I'm swinging back into listening to podcasts. Help me find more of what I love? [more inside]
I've been invited to interview for a software development internship at a company I would really like to work for. However, after I'd said yes, I received the detailed outline of the interview, including a test partly in a language I have yet to learn. How can I best prepare in a short amount of time? [more inside]
When an interviewer asks an interviewee for a programming job to design an object-orientated elevator control system, what are they looking for in a good answer?
I have an interview for my dream job next week, help me not screw this up. [more inside]
What distinguishes the ninja/rockstar (Ruby) programmer from the understated kind? [more inside]
Did nothing for 3 years. Now I need a job again. Am I doomed? [more inside]
I'm a computer programmer, and have an exciting job interview lined up. Yaaay! Help me prepare by suggesting some difficult (but reasonable) programming interview questions to practice on. Also, I would appreciate any general advice you have for succeeding at programming interviews. [more inside]
How to pass a programming interview with rusty skills? [more inside]
I have a phone interview with Rockstar New England. What should I expect? And is there anything obvious I need to prepare. [more inside]
I have an upcoming interview for a programming job. I'd like to find out a bit about the quality of the code of the product I'd be assigned to develop, i.e. is it dailywtf material or decent enough. Any ideas how to get some information out of the interviewers, at least some of whom are assumed to be technical people? [more inside]
NewJobFilter: I'm a programmer with some phone interviews next week that I'd like to be prepared for. I'm up for some non-senior coding positions on site reliability, infrastructure and operations teams with a few different top ten internet companies. Any tips on what I should brush up on before I'm on the phone with some expert? [more inside]
Imagine: You have an upcoming interview that will be heavily focused on algorithms (specifically computer language related but not a specific language). What resources would you turn to?
In an interview for a programming job today, I was asked to write out code for a programming problem on a whiteboard. After the interview, it's bugging me that I can't figure out the "optimal" solution that they said existed, but we didn't have time to discuss. [more inside]