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Experience With Similar Technologies: Convincing HR People?

Let's say that a job posting asks for experience in technology X. You have no experience in X but you do have experience in technology Y, which you're convinced is similar enough that the learning ...
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Should I expect to know a lot about every language I put on my resume as a college student?

If I am asked to program an algorithm, say binary search, in languages other than Java during an interview, I will have a hard time trying to remember the syntax. Is it okay to tell my interviewer ...
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Tailoring your resume for a career switch within programming

I am currently interested in job prospects outside of my own area of programming. Specifically, I'm a web developer but want to make the transition to desktop application programming. How should I ...
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Include years experience on CV? [closed]

I have been programming in C# .Net for nearly three years, and only C# .Net. I'm filling in my CV/resume and it looks a bit rubbish because I don't know any other languages (that I'm confident enough ...
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Should I include `assembly` as programming language in the CV?

In the answer for one question someone wrote that assembly is not a language, it's a process. I tend to agree, since the assembly "language" is dependent on the architecture it will run on, which may ...
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In a resume, what all constitutes a Programming Language

In your resume, what would you classify as a Programming Language? For instance, under Programming Languages (or a similarly titled section of your resume), do you list C#, Java, C and leave it at ...
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Putting a programming language on your resume? [closed]

How much experience do you need in a language before you can put it on your resume? There is one language I'm in proficient in (Java) which I would definately put on the resume but say I took I couple ...
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Do you write secondary languages in your CV?

Every programmer has a primary language that he works with most of the time and is therefore very familiar with. But there are also languages that you kinda know, in the sense that you used to know ...