Ace the Technical Interview: How to Get the Best Job in the Computer Industry

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9780070540392: Ace the Technical Interview: How to Get the Best Job in the Computer Industry

How do you make the bestselling book on computer careers even better? By adding brand-new data on Year 2000 (Y2K) jobs, plus fully updated information on the newest releases of Java, Visual Basic, UNIX, PowerBuilder, Oracle, and other areas of expertise.

It all comes together in this new edition of the guide that has helped thousands of computer-industry job seekers land the position of their dreams.

"Computer whizzes with year-2000 (Y2K) conversion skills are in hot demand", as the The Wall Street Journal confirms. So Michael Rothstein shows readers how to:
-- Track down the best Y2K job opportunities
-- Ace Y2K interviews (with 300+ specific Q&As)
-- Double and even triple your income as a Y2K or general consultant

Here, too, is inside information on how to impress employers in any computer job search situation. Even novices can find a great job -- and command bigger bucks than they ever dreamed of -- just by preparing themselves with this guide. Its 2000 sample Q&As reveal how to stay cool when interviewers try to stump you.

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Prepare yourself for virtually any question a job interviewer might ask! With technologies evolving so rapidly, it's hard for even the most knowledgeable computer professional to handle a job interview with confidence, aplomb, and precise answers to tough technical questions. This is especially true when it comes to information about such vital new areas of job opportunity as Visual Basic, C++, Delphi, PowerBuilder, SYBASE, the World Wide Web, and client/server environments. Here's a book that will enable you to ace any technical interview, as it provides 2000 answers to challenging and difficult questions in a wide range of important areas, including the most timely and up-to-the minute. Revised and updated to include the dramatic changes in the computer field over the past few years, this new edition of the best-selling book that sold over 10,000 copies in its popular first edition offers invaluable real-world guidance-because each chapter is written by a technical expert with actual hiring experience! Retaining the popular Q&A format of the first edition, Ace the Technical Interview teaches you how to: control the interview process and turn it to your advantage; Spot "curve-ball"/trick questions; Brush up on important technical skills; Understand the selection process that is followed by an employer when deciding which applicant to hire; Give the kinds of credible answers the interviewer is expecting from a well-qualified candidate; Learn the types of questions asked when applying for a job as project manager. Filled with win-win interview techniques, over 2000 sample technical questions, updates on hot new areas, and more, here is a crash course on acing your next technical interview and getting the job you want!

About the Author:

Michael Rothstein is the founder and president of Automated System Processes Corporation, a company involved in the development of proprietary software for Year 2000 conversions. His author credits include the previous two editions of this bestseller, as well as three other books on various aspects of systems analysis, programming, and information technology. A former data processing professional at Univac, IBM, and Motorola, Mr. Rothstein has also been an independent consultant to such clients as Citibank, Metropolitan Life, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is based in Forest Hills, NY.

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