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Questions tagged [fresher]

Fresher here is a term used in some countries to mean someone fresh out of college and new to the graduate job market.

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Difficult time in first software engineering job [closed]

I recently graduated with a Master's in Math/Engineering (dual degree) and I was hired as a junior/freshman software engineer in a consulting company, working in the financial software industry. It ...
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How can I clear the doubt in an interviewers mind that I will leave the job soon?

About me: I am a pre-final year student, studying for B.E. in Information Technology. Currently, I have some projects that show that I have some research interest and frankly (I have). However, for ...
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How can I break into my field when I have a poor academic record?

I was never a diligent student and was quite lazy. I loved computers so I pursued a BSC Hons in Computer Science. It was quite hard for me but I managed, but took five years, to complete a three year ...
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Affirmative action is being applied too broadly [closed]

I am a tech recruiter working for an American Bank in India. I deal with campus placements (as is the norm in India). My company, especially the Indian branch, has recently come under fire (and ...
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What are the different ways to get the interview calls for Software Developer profile after an year gap? [closed]

I graduated from B.Tech in ECE from NIT Kurukshetra (2012-16). But I had two Backlogs in Engineering because of which I lost my on-campus job as a Software Developer. (In India, Backlog in a subject ...
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How to take the full advantage of a job I will (most probably) not be fond of? [closed]

I hopefully will be joining a big multinational bank as a technical analyst (fancy term for a software developer profile) by the end of this year. It pays better than what most of the developers in my ...
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I want to extend my joining date by 10 days [closed]

I am fresh graduate and have received an offer letter from a company I recently got placed in. However their joining date coincides with my pre planned family vacation. I need an joining date ...
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What is the proper interview etiquette for a fresh graduate who's just entering the job market? [closed]

A little bit of background context. I pursued a Bachelor's degree in Visual Communication before switching my field of study to Computer Science. I'm about to finish my second degree and I currently ...
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How not to answer the question in an interview, the one interviewers hasn't asked you? [closed]

I always prepare for an interviews and before going to an interview I try to prepare most of the questions that are going to be asked. It helps me many time but also creates a problem for me. Some ...
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Dealing with a overconfident new graduate at work

I just joined this new company as Principal level dev and I am building a product service where I need to work with a new graduate who just joined as Program Manager in another team. While we have ...
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I joined as a fresher and after a week, my team leader left the Company. What do I do now? [closed]

I just got out of college and was excited to join a start up. My final year project was based on an Android application and was developed by my team and I. We developed it at home. This made me feel ...
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How to negotiate Flexible Hours?

I was interviewed last week for a remote job , ace the programming test and took an offer to work as a full-time. While the offer is not that much in terms of money , employer told me that (quoting ...
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Things to mention on the resume for a fresher

Most of the resume tips i have seen on the internet dedicate a big fat portion to Experience. Since i am a fresher i have little to none experience (No internships either). I have a few Web ...
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Should I leave off extra curriculars completely in my resume?

I'm applying for tutorial jobs. I'm sort of a fresh graduate. I finished my undergraduate in 2014 and then my graduate studies just this year. During my graduate studies I tutored part-time. In the ...
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Why so many interviews for just 10 vacant positions? [closed]

A company conducts campus placement in about 10 to 12 colleges. Overall they shortlist about 100 to 110 students from all the colleges and calls them for next round of interviews. After over 2 to 3 ...
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Time off to finish Master's thesis

Fresh from grad school, but with some bits of thesis left to finish, I got hired into a great team in a software company (in US), as a Master's degree holder. After 9 months full-time (+3 internship), ...
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Is breaking a company bond suicidal for your career? [closed]

If I join this company right after graduation I would have to sign a bond and pay a fixed amount to be deposited as security measure in case I leave the company before 2 years! They say they will be ...
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how can i explain my project in interview [closed]

i did my project in steel plant 1 year ago.mostly we visited all departments and see the process.i feel like we waste more time there,because we are not completing my project.my project is about ...
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Delivery Manager is creating pressure (time to complete given task) on me (fresher) while doing given tasks in very first project

I am a new hire (fresher), having joined the company 6 months ago. I am currently working on my very first project after successful training. While working on tasks given by my team lead, the Delivery ...
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How to handle duration of my learning curve in new short-deadline project [duplicate]

I am very experienced in the technology which I have worked on and finished in another project. But recently I have been deployed into a new project where the existing code is written in a technology ...
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I don't like my job but my family members are forcing to continue this job. Don't know what to do [closed]

After completing my college I joined in a company as SEO(Search Engine Optimizer) and worked for 2 years. In that Job I got lot of satisfaction because I love that Job. later I got an opportunity to ...
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As a recent graduate with limited experience, is the company name or the work more important on a CV? [closed]

If I change my job, what matters for my next employer : The projects I have undertaken / technology(s) I have worked upon. Or the name of the current company (which might be a very small company).
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Which is best way to apply to a company? [closed]

I am a fresher and I am trying to get a job. I have applied for several companies like TCS,amazon,hp, etc., Is it better to get a referral of a employee in the company and forward our CV from them or ...
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How to get my idea working? [closed]

I have an Idea in my mind which I think could make a big hit if become real. The problem I am facing is, I am not a good programmer and I couldn't get this working by myself. But the good part here is,...
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Should I include mini projects in my resume as a fresher? [closed]

I am a university fresher in Information Technology. As a fresher, I have nothing to show as my experience in my resume. But, I have done some academic projects during my study. Some of them are ...
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How to include large school projects in CV for Freshers

I am a fresh graduate of Software Engineering and I need help on creating a good CV for freshers. As I have no work experience, I want to include some of our large academic software projects which I ...