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What to do when your office loses electricity?

When the power goes off at a tech company, what should the employees do? How should they behave and what discipline do they need to follow? Do they get involved in some fun activities?
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Interview questions for a web developer / BI analyst [closed]

I'm interviewing some candidates for a web development and BI analyst role and need some ideas regarding good questions to ask them. Traits I'm specifically looking for are: Ability to look at ...
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Would moving to one of the main cities with User Experience job opportunities help me get hired? [closed]

I graduated from college last May with a Bachelor of Science in Human Factors and have been seeking a career in UX ever since. Alas, I have had no luck. I am wondering if picking up and moving to a ...
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Should IT staff employed in non-tech companies receive fewer perks than those in tech companies? [closed]

I am currently hired as an IT worker in an insurance company, which is my first job. I am almost 3 years here (2 years under agency) and pretty happy at the first years because of a good experience I ...
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How do industry hiring managers view academic candidates? [closed]

I'm an early-stage academic (post-doctoral researcher) who is mulling about transitioning to the tech-industry. My reasons for doing so are primarily due to higher pay, decent benefits and predictable ...
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How to get a paid internship in programming [closed]

I'm fairly new to programming and have only written a few basic programs however I learn pretty quickly and have picked up a lot in a short amount of time. My question is how do I convince an employer ...
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How to interview candidates above your understanding?

Our company is growing and so are our IT needs. Problem is, we're all programmers without any hardcore systems/networking experience and I don't feel we could identify the best candidate based on our ...
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Tech work culture in the U.S [closed]

Around a year ago, I moved to the U.S with my spouse and we both started working at tech companies here. Coming from a very different country, we were at first surprised at some behaviours we ...
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Intra Department Transfer

Need you help with understanding Intra departmental transfer. I am currently working in Recruitment Dept of an IT company. I did training on SAP Functional area. Now I am interested in moving towards ...
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Why would HR ban asking candidates to read or write code in a programmer interview? [closed]

Our HR (Human Resources) dept. is training us to use behavioral interviewing techniques, in which we focus on asking candidates for software engineering positions how they handled different situations ...
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What programming languages are most 'hire-able'? [closed]

If I'm interested in having the most employment opportunities possible available to me, which 5 programming languages should I learn? I'm interested in possibly working for larger corporate firms as ...
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Programming Languages: Describing on a Resume

I've been looking at this question: As a student, how should programming language familiarity be described on a CV/Resume. I too am a student but I have a bit of a different take on that question. ...
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How should I list my programming technologies on a resume?

I'm updating my resume, and have realized that many programming skills are very brief and abbreviated. My old resumes would list them in a bulleted list, however due to all the new technologies I'm ...
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Is there an effective personal strategy or methodology to stop bringing work issues home?

In my work environment I interact on a daily basis with people who are not as technically strong as they should be. Who do not have the necessary managerial and administrative skills to run teams or ...
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Is it reasonable to quiz the interviewer during technical interviews?

I am interviewing with a few companies right now as a software developer. Some of them are well known so I have no doubts about the quality of their engineers. Some however, are less well known, or ...
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How do you diplomatically say that something cannot technically be done?

I'm working on the tech side of a company, and the business side sometimes asks for things that cannot be done. Yet, I never want to say "XYZ is impossible". Maybe it's possible but it would take 20 ...
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As a student, how should programming language familiarity be described on a CV/Resume

I am second year Computer Science student and I was going to apply at Microsoft as a Microsoft Student Partner. I am required to create a CV/Resume. Technically I don't have any work experience at ...
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How important are higher degrees in a tech industry? [closed]

How important are higher degrees in a tech industry? Asides the obvious cases of very specialised companies that perform their own high tech research, does having different levels of higher education ...