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04: Can you think of a time where you …?

It really pays to jog your memory prior to job interviews to ace the open-ended questions like…… Q1. Can you think of a time where you accomplished QuickWins for your company? A1. The focus is to improve the overall effectiveness and usefulness of a system through small changes in a...

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1 – 4 real life examples of Situation-Action-Result (i.e. SAR) technique

The SAR (Situation-Action-Result) technique is not only useful for writing great resumes, but also very useful for job interviews to tackle open questions like –

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15 slacknesses or lack of experience that can come back & bite you in the back

Production issues seek the attention of middle and top level management. Often these are intermittent issues that are harder to reproduce in lower environments without the right know-hows & tools. Some will shrug it off as “Cannot be reproduced“,

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3 key “How would you go about …” Q&As to judge Java experience

Q1. How would you go about judging the code quality of other developers? A1. 1) Code written with unit tests and progressively re-factored where necessary to make it more maintainable, testable, and readable. 2) Unit tests need to be written properly — … Read more ›...

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30+ Java Code Review Checklist Items

This Java code review checklist is not only useful during code reviews, but also to answer an important Java job interview question, Q. How would you go about evaluating code quality of others’ work? You also learn a lot from peer code reviews. What has been written well? … Read...

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5 – 8 real life examples of SAR technique

The open-ended questions give you a great opportunity to promote your strengths and accomplishments. SAR (Situation-Action-Result) technique examples. This extends 1 – 4 real life examples of SAR technique. Example 5: Design Situation: The business wants to rapidly review & … Read more ›...

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Ensuring code quality in Java Q&As

Q1. How do you ensure code quality in your application? A1. Code quality means writing readable, maintainable and robust code, that conforms as much as possible to the style-guideline that is used, and that has as little as possible defects. … Read more ›...

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