What are questions to test a programmers knowledge of SQL? What is the answer to the question? And what would a lack of an correct answer mean in terms of time likely to understand the concept(s) ...
I've been working here for about 3 months now, and this company has been around since 2003. I've the only full time developer, and I don't know what happened to the part time guy who was doing work ...
We have a small team in our department and typically employ 1-3 students/interns. The problem we have is retention. We like to hire a student that will stick around as part of the team for more than ...
I'd like a feature added to Eclipse, as a small plug-in, but: It's a bit niche, so not high demand. So if I post it as a feature request it's unlikely to be followed-up. Still, I'm sure someone else ...
I always wonder when conducting an interview why a director or VP of Engineering is involved? If a team of engineers and hiring manager want to hire a person, I don't ever see a director or VP would ...
I just sent out emails to five local web design companies to my area asking to take drawings to HTML/CSS/jQuery. None of the ones who accepted the deal seem suitable to myself. Others rejected the ...
I've recently read through Joel's guide to finding great developers, and I feel really strongly that I am smart and get things done. The problem is, I didn't learn how to get things done until about ...
Why would you hire in-house software developers instead of outsourcing them to develop a product for your company? [closed]
Why would you hire in-house over outsourcing in developing a product for your company? I can only think of a few but I'm not entirely sure if they're good enough reason. This is actually for a debate ...
When looking for candidates you often want to have people with direct experience with the technologies and platforms you are using today. However, that may not always be a possibility. The ...
A friend of mine has a developer (possibly the "mad genius" type) that has built a substantial system on which their small business is critically dependent. They'd like to get away from their current ...
Elite developers can be 10x more productive than an average developer. Clearly it's easier to find an elite developer around the whole world than in a company's backyard. If a company is not ...
I realize there have been lots of discussions about this type of thing and they often devolve into dogma around whether you ask the "100 logical pirates" type of questions or whether you get them to ...