Interview Advice That Got Me Offers From Google, Microsoft, And Stripe
tl;dr: Zain covers: (1) How to use recruiters to your advantage. (2) Going to real interviews for practice (3) Being open to learning during interviews (4) Keeping those skills sharp even when you’re not job hunting.
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The 40 Best Questions To Ask In An Interview — How To Go Deeper Than “What’s the Culture Like?”
tl;dr: Questions are divided into categories, such as Company Growth and Diversity. Examples of questions are "what are some of the key financial metrics that the company optimizes for? What is the title of the most senior underrepresented person at the company?"
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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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