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Jake Simpson on Programming Interviews

January 17, 2008

I’ve just finished reading an excellent article by Linden Labs’ Jake Simpson on programming interviews: Interviewing Programmers – The do’s and don’ts from both sides. Whether you’re interviewer and interviewee, it’s a highly recommended read.

Many of its points apply to designers, too.

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  1. danwilkins permalink
    January 18, 2008 4:06 am

    Interesting read.

    I think some of us don’t think far enough ahead sometimes; the goal of just getting an interview can be daunting enough, that simply getting one can be overwhelming. Once we get to that point, all of a sudden it’s, “oh no, what am I going to do when theres a person sitting across from me firing questions away!?”

    So, it’s always nice to get a few pointers so the process goes more smoothly for all involved.

  2. January 18, 2008 9:10 am

    Outstanding post. It’s always nice to know what people have thought about in the position as an interviewer and interviewee.

    Interviewee: #11, has brightened my Friday.

    Thanks!

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