Landing a job in the tech field can be difficult, especially if you shooting for jobs at major companies like Facebook or Google. In fact, if you are applying to Facebook, you will be put through a series of targeted coding questions on the spot. So whereas some companies may give you a coding test that you … Continue reading How To Prepare For A Coding Job Interview
Question: What do you see as the proper role/mission of… …a good (job title you’re seeking); …a good manager; …an executive in serving the community; …a leading company in our industry; etc. TRAPS: These and other “proper role” questions are designed to test your understanding of your place in the bigger picture of your department, … Continue reading How would you answer this question in your interview?
TRAPS: This is another question that pits two values, in this case, loyalty and honesty, against one another. BEST ANSWER: . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V I E W . . Remember the rule stated earlier: In any conflict between values, always choose integrity. Example: I … Continue reading How to answer “What would you say to your boss if he’s crazy about an idea, but you think it stinks?” question in your interview.
TRAPS: Answer with a flat “no” and you may slam the door shut on this opportunity. But what if you’d really prefer not to relocate or travel, yet wouldn’t want to lose the job offer over it? BEST ANSWER: . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V … Continue reading How to answer “Are you willing to relocate or travel?” question.
TRAPS: Blurt out “no way, Jose” and you can kiss the job offer goodbye. But what if you have a family and want to work a reasonably normal schedule? Is there a way to get both the job and the schedule you want? BEST ANSWER: . . C A P T A I N I … Continue reading How to answer “How do you feel about working nights and weekends?” question in your interview
TRAPS: This is another variation on the question, “If you could, how would you live your life over?” Remember, you’re not going to fall for any such invitations to rewrite person history. You can’t win if you do. BEST ANSWER: . . C A P T A I N I N T E R V … Continue reading How to answer “How could you have improved your career progress?” question.