How to Spot Toxic Software Jobs From Their Descriptions
Michael Vinh Xuan Thanh
tl;dr: With real examples, Michael illustrates descriptions asking (1) developers to own more than one part of the development process (2) listing too many qualities for a junior level position (3) lacking clarity on the role.
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What I Learned From Doing 60+ Technical Interviews In 30 Days
tl;dr: Uduak guides through 13 things he's learned before, during and after interviews, such as how to handle introductory phone and technical phone calls, what to do when you’re stuck on a problem in the interview, and more.
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Passing Your Senior Engineering Coding Interview
tl;dr: How to get prepared, choosing the right practice problems, knowing the right things and a recommended study plan.
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Lockable Tree - Google Interview Question
tl;dr: "A lockable tree is a tree with nodes that can be locked if none of its ancestors or descendants is locked. We are asked to implement locking/unlocking operations that should run in O(h) time where h is the height of the tree. Lock/unlock methods do not need to be thread-safe."
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The (Real) 11 Reasons I Don't Hire You
tl;dr: Being rejected from a job interview is often taken personally. This is an exhaustive list of why someone may not be hired and the nuances behind hiring decisions.
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The Interview Study Guide For Software Engineers
tl;dr: "There are a number of subjects that need to be covered in order to ensure you are ready for back-to-back questions on algorithms, data structures, design, optimization and honestly just an ever growing basket of subjects."
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40 Favorite Interview Questions From Some Of The Sharpest Folks We Know
tl;dr: Questions include... what do you want to do differently in your next role? Imagine yourself in three years. What do you hope will be different about you then compared to now? And many others.
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For Young Female Coders, Internship Interviews Can Be Toxic
tl;dr: Girls Who Code's survey found that half of the respondents had a negative experience while applying for engineering internships or knew another woman who had one. These include being subjected to gender-biased interview questions and inappropriate remarks.
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