Questions on job interviews, concerning preparation for and attending job interviews, as well as designing job interviews for recruiting employees.

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How can I gauge a candidate's ability to learn in an interview?

We are hiring for a small development department within a medium sized company for which software is not the main line of business. As such, we are attempting to recruit what we have labeled a Senior ...
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What is the intention behind asking weight of plane?

I was asked this question "How would you find weight of Aeroplane" in an interview and I am not sure why this question was one of the two question asked in the interview. I tried to answer it using ...
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How do the algorithms to solve problems encountered in interviews translate into real world solutions?

I have recently finished an undergraduate course in computer science and I am looking for a job. During the search I encountered several interesting (and tough) problems that needed clever algorithms ...
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Job interview for Trainee Programmer, how to increase chances of success? [closed]

I have my first programming job interview today (in a few hours!) and would like some advice. The job title is Trainee Programmer and it is for a secure printing company. I have found a lot on the ...