What you need to get a job!!!

0 mike richardson · May 29, 2015
I think a category needs to be created for people looking to get into any area of IT can ask questions and hopefully those of us in potions that deal with hiring can give some advice.

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0 mike richardson · May 29, 2015
I have a job and i am one of the people in a position to hire.  
+2 mike richardson · May 29, 2015
I know it looks like i am talking to myself but there was a reply that was removed. 
0 Number Double07 · May 29, 2015
What does the job entail and where is the location? 
0 Number Double07 · May 30, 2015
Branislav, can you share some the questions you asked with me?  I want to get an idea of the type of questions that are asked for developer positions.  Also, what technical skills were you looking for (i.e. programing languages, computer science theories, etc.)?
0 mike richardson · June 1, 2015
I ask 3 questions of interns/fresh out of school candidates. 

1. Why do you want to be a developer. 
Money = wrong answer

2. If i assign you a project that you have no idea how to do what is your first step.
Ask me = wrong answer

3. Outside of school projects what have you written. 
Nothing = wrong answer.

I pretty much try to just have a conversation with them. Asking them things like abstract class, class constructors etc just shows they have read prep guides and memorized definitions.  I just figure that most college graduates have been through the same cookie cutter programs and i have to essentially reprogram them to code my way anyways .
0 mike richardson · June 1, 2015
If you are a solid dev then money comes and we all know that. To me the answer i am looking for is to be able to constantly learn and be challenged on a daily basis something to that anyways. 

As far as the abstract etc just call it different interview styles.
0 Sampan Verma · June 1, 2015
I had views about online job. But after trying half a year, I realized only way you can get job is only after you do something really exceptional. Believe me forget online job. Try googling "Google Careers" and then find nearby Google Center. That's where you can prove your skills
0 mike richardson · June 1, 2015
I have to agree with Branislav on his point. When i ask if they have written anything outside of school i don't care if they just set up a basic DB and built a UI to organize their moms recipe cards. I just want something to show me that they can do with out being told.
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