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The way to describe the scale of software in the CV

I'm writing my CV, and having trouble explaining about the software for enterprise I developed in my previous job. Now I'm thinking of writing following 4 things for each software. Abstract ...
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Entry level software developer technical interview… I need preparation advice [closed]

I'm pretty fresh out of college. So I don't have a lot of experience with job interviews. I'm interviewing for an entry level software developer job. I've already made it past the first phone screen ...
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Why is it so difficult to get a programming job? [closed]

I Have been looking for a job in the past 10 years. Since I believe the subject I know better is programming, I have been trying to find a programming job. I send my curriculum to a lot of companies, ...
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How to get on the ladder - Java Development jobs [closed]

Ok so I've been out of university now for 7 years and in the same job as an application developer for a company that uses their own in house development languages/products. I've learnt a lot here but ...
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How do I prepare for an interview with a jack-of-all-trades CV?

I have a CV with a vast array of different technologies that I've used at my former jobs. In my experience at those jobs, I employed parts of those technologies depending on what the job required, but ...
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Is experience very important when hiring/being hired in your country?

In the Indian IT industry, I have found that regardless of the candidate's skill level, filtering is done based on number of years of experience. I have found that people with 5 years of work ...
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Finding a new job when my skillset isn't matching the job ads

I am a C++ programmer and have worked on various web apps using Perl, Ruby, etc.. I have decent a knowledge of Java as well. The problem I face while applying for jobs is companies have specific ...
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Is it more difficult to maintain moral ethics in IT industry..? [closed]

is it more difficult to maintain moral ethics in IT industry? or it is just that this industry has its own code of conduct?. I have another profile with karmas close to a thousand. This posting is ...
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Made a windows gadget for the local tram company without request. What now?

I'm too lazy to look at a pdf/table when the next tram is, so I did a windows widget that always tells me when the next one is. You can add, edit and delete trams to be watched. I don't work for this ...
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1answer
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How to hunt for software developer jobs if it is hard to travel on site interview [closed]

I am a software developer with 3 years of experience in different domains. I was trying to find a job via online sites. Particularly I tried to send motivation letter with CV to UK vacancies. All ...
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8answers
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Why should I not do a masters degree [closed]

I have left university on July 2010 where I studied web design (as we all know you learn more by your self but that’s not the issue at the moment). Since then I have not managed to find a job (apart ...
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How to become a Kernel/Systems/Device driver programmer?

I currently work in a professional capacity as a software engineer working with the Android OS. We work at integrating our platform as a native daemon among other facets of the project. I primarily ...
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How do you determine which skills are marketable?

While this question might be relevant to other fields, I'm interested specifically in searching for jobs as a developer. Namely, when you are searching for an applying for a new job you might look for ...
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How useful are IT headhunters/recruiters when looking for a new job? [closed]

Since they exist for several fields with varying degrees of usefulness, I'm curious as to the reputation of headhunters/recruiters that focus solely on IT professionals (e.g. programmers, software ...
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Is this a good idea to use humour during a job interview? [closed]

I wonder if it's a good idea to be slightly funny during a job interview. I don't mean to try to tell a joke, but just to insert a humourous thought, related to the question or the theme we talk ...
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11answers
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Is mentioning my blog on my resume helpful or hurtful to a job search? [closed]

I have a blog that I use mostly to record solutions to problems I have had, that I had some trouble finding an answer to. Mostly problems where the online doc I googled provided too much info, and I ...
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Would you put your stackoverflow profile link on your CV / Resume? [closed]

If applying for a new job, would you put your stackoverflow profile link on your resume? This would show the employer you're an active member of the development community and also provide an insight ...