Technical interviews can be annoying and they can be done badly, but I’d still much rather work in an industry that does tech interviews than one forced to rely solely on CV reviews and personality-driven poking at “soft skills”.
There’s always a terrific slight of hand going on when software developers try to draw analogies to other fields.
And ideally someone who showed some interest in the project and the skills required to do it, not just the job.
Given all of the above, the true subtext of this “joke” is that calling yourself a programmer entitles you to a job.
Facebook users now share who their friends and relatives, and yes, even their enemies are, as well as all their likes and dislikes willingly just as the powers that be craved as far back as the roaring twenties.
Below are a collection of articles proving beyond a shadow of a doubt, you need to get all your information off of facebook immediately. But one can use Facebook without making it easy for everyone from criminals, to rogue governing officials to make life miserable for them. Only big government can maintain a server farm that large and then never charge its users for it!
Judging by what they plan to do with that info, your profile as well as your friend list should be utterly blank as far as I can see. Still, right now, 200,000,000 Americans are on it!?
After all, many of us can reach tens of thousands and even millions of people monthly without so much as a Facebook account already. That's two thirds of the population of this country!
So, I left it up to you, my visitors and subscribers, to vote on whether or not to make such a page.
Not having certain experience is one thing; not even knowing what experience you have is another matter entirely.
We can argue about the extent to which an employer should balance hiring for existing skills and hiring for potential to learn, but you can’t claim the latter unless you can point to prior success at learning new skills.
Shrugging off context is only a professional qualification for field-goal kickers. I don’t think it’s used much (if at all) for stud wall construction, but it is occasionally used for post-and-beam construction, which involves either metal brackets or traditional cut joinery, and for nonstructural finishings.
In this hypothetical, we’re talking about a job building houses. Any real carpenter would know the differences between varieties of wood, between the two major types of wood construction, and between the different roles wood can play in a project.