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    Swizec's articles in the "interviewing" category

    I aim to write mindblowing emails with real insight into the career and skills of a modern software engineer. "Raw and honest from the heart!" as one reader described them.

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    Software Engineering Lessons from Production

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    Always have 3 answers

    How do you stand out as an expert amid tech layoffs?
    July 1st, 2022

    The quickest way to fail a tech interview

    No it's not a wrong answer or floundering with algorithms. Not even being nervous or shy or having a language barrier. Culture fit is the least of your worries if you make this mistake.
    January 11th, 2022

    What to expect in senior level interviews

    Interviews are terrible. Stressful, time-intensive, loosely correlated with on the job performance. They're the least terrible way we have to hire.
    November 25th, 2021

    Why you need a positioning statement

    High value experts use positioning statements to say what they do for whom. Most engineers don't have one. 🤨
    May 14th, 2021

    What matters in a senior engineer job interview

    Degree matters if you have nothing better to show, consulting and BigTech backgrounds are negative, too many seniors can't code.
    May 7th, 2021

    You're not asking for a job, you're selling a service

    You're not asking for a job, you're selling a service. The true question behind every interview is "How can you help us?"
    November 20th, 2020

    Software Engineering Lessons from Production

    Join Swizec's Newsletter and get insightful emails 💌 on mindsets, tactics, and technical skills for your career. Real lessons from building production software. No bullshit.

    "Man, love your simple writing! Yours is the only newsletter I open and only blog that I give a fuck to read & scroll till the end. And wow always take away lessons with me. Inspiring! And very relatable. 👌"

    ~ Ashish Kumar

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