In many ways the technical interview is a way to evaluate candidates for performance anxiety more than it serves to prove their technical capabilities.
We've all been there. The hot seat. Under pressure. Being grilled on the nuances of our language of choice in a way that feels completely detached from reality in front of strangers you just met that day.
“What’s the difference between overloading and overriding in Java?” the interviewer asks.
Your mind is blank. You have no idea.
You weren't prepared for this question!
Another interview bombed because you didn't show up armed with the right knowledge to ace the test.
This is a true story, and it's exactly what happened to me when I showed up for an interview with the IBM Spectrum Control team, unprepared, because I thought it would be easy.
Over the course of your career as a software developer you will face the technical interview countless times. From small startups to fortune 500 companies around the world the technical interview is deeply engrained in the process of getting a new job in tech.
Your degrees, certifications, and lived experience can often be enough to get you in the door, but you'll still have to pass the test, often a series of tests, to land the job.
What if you had a cheat code?
What if you had the knowledge you needed to effectively practice for the technical interview.
What if you could reduce your anxiety and focus on showing off your hard earned skills?
That's exactly why I wrote De-Coding the Technical Interview Process.
My goal with this course is to provide you with all the tools needed to not only land a job interview but score a job offer. You'll learn about the application process, the recruiter phone screen, the live coding challenge, the take home coding project, the whiteboard on-site interviews (behavioral and technical), systems design interviews, and negotiating an offer.
You'll learn: The interview process Data structures Algorithms Practice coding projects Study plans Learning resources Tips for hiring managers Whether you’re a college graduate, self-taught developer switching industries, or a seasoned engineer, this course will be your ultimate guide to technical interviews. Feeling prepared for your interviews will ensure you walk into your interviews with confidence.