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Interview Tips

How to Prevent Crying During Your Technical Interview

How to (Partially) Control Your Technical Interview

“I Dunno” – Recovering From a Botched Technical Interview Answer, Post Mortem

Tips To Overcome Ageism in Hiring as a Software Professional

What If We ____ Like We Hire Programmers? What Questions Are Appropriate?

Interview Prep For Geeks

TALK!  It’s an Interview, Not an Interrogation

Blind Dating For Geeks:  Questions To Ask (and when to ask them) During Interviews

Why You Didn’t Get The Job

How Employers Measure Passion in Software Engineering Candidates (and how to express your passion in resumes and interviews)

Résumé Tips

Don’t Make Me Read Your Resume (How to Apply to Jobs)

Why Your Résumé is Ten Pages

Why You Didn’t Get The Interview

Why You Didn’t Get The Interview, Part II

Tips To Overcome Ageism in Hiring as a Software Professional

How Employers Measure Passion in Software Engineering Candidates (and how to express your passion in resumes and interviews)

What’s Your Geek Number?  My Points System to Rate Software Engineers (without a full technical interview)

Technology

The Future:  Polyglot Programmers

How Hackers Choose Tools (thoughts on Paul Graham’s “Java’s Cover”)

Lessons From A JUG Talk With Eric ‘ESR’ Raymond

Advice From A JUG Leader – Learn A Different Language

Advice From A JUG Leader II – Debate Breakdown

Things Great Engineers (almost) Never Say

General Career

Counteroffers, Secrecy, and Fear

Why You are Overpaid

Would You Hire the CS Class of ’04 Today?

Boot Camps, MOOC’s and Jobs: A How-To For Fresh Devs

How and Why to Backdoor Into Jobs

Hiring Indicators, OSS, and the Value of GitHub

Hello World! What Every CS Student Should Know About the First Job

How to Network Less for Geeks

Salary Negotiation for Geeks

Why You Can’t Work for Google

Why You Took The Wrong Job

When To Leave Your Programming Job

Job Hopping for Geeks

Alternative Jobs For Bored Web/App Developers

Rethink Career Path

Why You Make Less Money

The Engineer’s Engineer

The Stigma of Tech Certifications (and their real value)

The Dangers of Book Learnin’

Enterprisey Developers, Acronyms, and Discrimination

A Guide to Lifelong Employability for Tech Pros

Geek Independents

Letter to ’12 Grads – How To Pick A Job And Mentor

Stop Crapping On Start-ups

I Heard That Company Was Horrible (three years ago) – Truth In Company Reputation

To The Programmer’s, On Programmers’ Day

Ageism/Overqualification

Tips to Overcome Ageism in Hiring as a Software Professional

Overqualified is Overdiagnosed

Recruiting and Hiring

When You Can’t Compete on Salary: Tech Talent on a Budget

Recruiter Job Posts, Explained

LinkedIn Spam (?) and Recruiters:  A Guide for Geeks

Recruiters are Pretty (and how to find one)

Indicators of Talent and Heuristics For Software Engineers

Why The Recruiter Didn’t Call You Back

Why You Scared Off The Ninja

Why Recruiters Suck, And What You Can Do About It

How To Disrupt Technical Recruiting – Hire An Agent

How To Disrupt Technical Recruiting II – So You Want Ari Gold?

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