Programming job interviews

maverick

Programmers/developers: What's the most ridiculous thing you've been asked to do during a job interview?

Tags: interview
Topic: Career
Answer this Question

Answers

1 total
jimlynch
Vote Up (17)

I'm not a programmer, but I did find this article. You might find it funny. Heh. The comments are good too.

Snappy Answers to Stupid Programming Interview Questions
http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2006/05/snappy-answers-to-stupid-progra...

"Here's a not-so-gentle reminder from David Pickett that some programming interview questions-- in this case, "how would you write a routine to copy a file?"-- are, well, stupid..."

Ask a question

Join Now or Sign In to ask a question.
The ironclad rule of resume writing is to highlight your career in reverse chronological order -- all the time, every time, right? Wrong.
The latest rankings of programming languages show a landscape that’s increasingly fragmented, but still dominated by the old guard
Select the mix of skills right for your data analytics business goals.
The agile framework for software development brings speed, flexibility and efficiency to IT-focused organizations.
IBM has initiated a new training program that will cut the pay of participating employees by 10%.
In the competition for developer talent, offering a good cup of joe could give your company an edge
Demand for security pros has never been higher, so why are salaries flat?
The secret to the security profession is to develop all the computer experience you can before you even begin to think about a career in cybersecurity.
It's time to change the way you think about attracting and hiring skilled workers. Here are six new IT roles for 2015 and advice on how to find talent to fill them.
A one-day class promises to teach digital literacy and break down the 'language barrier' between IT and business executives.