7
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3answers
696 views

How do you visually represent programming skills? [closed]

I had a discussion with a recruiter recently that made me wish I could visually represent programming skills. In trying to explain how skills relate, what are the important properties of those ...
1
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4answers
250 views

What common term could be used for Web Services, Windows Services etc

My question is primarily concerned with making a CV. Normally under the Language section we list the individual programming Languages we've used. For example, C#, C++, PHP. Under the Platform ...
28
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7answers
2k views

C++ skills higher than C skills?

I feel that the often seen C/C++ doesn't really describe my skills in my CV. So I'm planning to separate it into advanced C++ knowledge and mediocre C skills. Do you think this is confusing for the ...
19
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10answers
8k views

Should I not show all my skills?

I have been programming for a very long time and I have in depth knowledge of several technologies. Recently I applied for a web development job and in my resume I had listed all the skills - HTML, ...
13
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2answers
81k views

How to describe your skill levels in the CV? [closed]

What are possible/standard words to describe your skill levels in different programming languages in your CV? I currently use these three: expert advanced beginner I do not consider myself an ...
16
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2answers
2k views

How to present self-taught knowledge?

I work as a senior software engineer (5+ years of exp) at the moment at my company, developing some networked systems. Since a year, I've noticed that I'm becoming increasingly interested in ...
8
votes
8answers
1k views

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. ...
62
votes
14answers
10k views

At which point do you “know” a technology enough to list it on a resume

I recently had a programmer in for an interview, who listed Python, PHP, Rails and ASP as a few of their skills. In the interview however, they interviewee didn't enough know what control structures ...
11
votes
7answers
646 views

How do you quantify competency in terms of time (years)?

While looking for a job via agencies some time ago, I kept having questions from the recuitment agents or in the application forms like: How many years of experience do you have in: Oracle ASP.NET ...