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Is chartership important for software engineers?

I'm based in the UK and have been developing software for over 10 years so think I am a reasonable way through my career. On and off in various jobs I have had I have been members of various ...
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What are the chances of getting a good development job without the training in solving programming puzzles?

By "good job" I mean mostly a job that is well paid and involves the development of market-leading products/services (of course within my area of interest). I have a masters degree in economics and no ...
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What qualifications are most important for an outsourcing manager?

I am considering hiring someone exclusively to manage outsourcing of relatively small projects on Guru.com or VWorker.com. The person should be located close to me so I can have face-to-face ...
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Which microsoft qualification should a C# ASP.NET Web developer work towards? [closed]

I've been working as a vb.net ASP.NET web developer for the past 4 years, and I'm currently making the change over to C# Apart from school/sixth form qualifications, I'm currently lacking any ...
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How to ask the boss to pay for qualifications?

I'm working as a junior developer for a startup company, and have been working here around 7 months now. After 4 months, we had a late quarterly review, and just before the boss mentioned there was a ...
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How do I assess whether my expectations to the interviewees are adequate?

Our company is hiring C++ developers and we have to estimate applicants skills based on resumes and (usually) code samples. I find it problematic to decide whether I'm realistic in my assessments. ...
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Differences between Software Quality certification levels?

First off, thanks for reading the question. I understand that this would theoretically be best asked in the SQA stack area - but - seeing as how that doesn't officially exist yet, maybe this was the ...