4
votes
4answers
309 views

How to scope code base health when interviewing for new a company? [duplicate]

I've recently started working for an awesome company, on a product which is a steaming pile once you go under the hood. Apart from asking for a code review (which I doubt I'd get anyway), what are ...
10
votes
4answers
1k views

Does it look bad to take a break between programming jobs? [closed]

I've been working the same software development job for a few years now but the culture (or lack of proper culture) of the place has finally gotten to me and I have given my notice. To be brief: The ...
10
votes
2answers
501 views

Can I ask the job interviewer to show me their code before joining the company? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Asking for a code sample of the company at an interview Last year I changed jobs twice.. In the interviews with the companies, everything was so ideal and perfect. ...
5
votes
4answers
1k views

How many second chances have you got in an interview?

A few days ago I had an interview for a medium company (130 people) for a developer job position, and at some point the interviewer gave me a wild bunch of question regarding TCP, Network flows and ...
22
votes
9answers
3k views

Is this Job Smell?

Went for an interview and from what I could gather from the interviewer: Development is done to a 'wire-frame' specification where users get constant feedback and can change their mind at will I ...
38
votes
9answers
10k views

Is it appropriate to ask for reasons after rejected after the interview? [closed]

I thought I did okay in the interviews but apparently the interviewers didn't think so. Is it appropriate to ask for a reason after I have received the rejection email? After all I don't want to annoy ...
5
votes
4answers
10k views

Reasons for looking to change a job - What do you give [closed]

What reasons do you usually give when you are looking for a change to your prospective employer/recruitment consultants? I need a change, which is basically this question but here, I am asking it ...