Cracking the Tech Career

Author: Gayle Laakmann McDowell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118968956
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Become the applicant Google can't turn down Cracking the Tech Career is the job seeker's guide tolanding a coveted position at one of the top tech firms. Afollow-up to The Google Resume, this book provides newinformation on what these companies want, and how to show them youhave what it takes to succeed in the role. Early planners willlearn what to study, and established professionals will discoverhow to make their skillset and experience set them apart from thecrowd. Author Gayle Laakmann McDowell worked in engineering atGoogle, and interviewed over 120 candidates as a member of thehiring committee – in this book, she shares her perspectiveson what works and what doesn't, what makes you desirable, and whatgets your resume saved or deleted. Apple, Microsoft, and Google are the coveted companies in thecurrent job market. They field hundreds of resumes every day, andhave their pick of the cream of the crop when it comes to selectingnew hires. If you think the right alma mater is all it takes, youneed to update your thinking. Top companies, especially in the techsector, are looking for more. This book is the complete guide tobecoming the candidate they just cannot turn away. Discover the career paths that run through the top techfirms Learn how to craft the prefect resume and prepare for theinterview Find ways to make yourself stand out from the hordes of otherapplicants Understand what the top companies are looking for, and how todemonstrate that you're it These companies need certain skillsets, but they also want agreat culture fit. Grades aren't everything, experience matters,and a certain type of applicant tends to succeed. Cracking theTech Career reveals what the hiring committee wants, and showsyou how to get it.

Becoming a Database Administrator

Author: Mary-Lane Kamberg
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781508175537
Release Date: 2017-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Since the development of the World Wide Web in the 1990s, humans have been living in the Information Age. That's why one important job in the growing field of information technology is that of database administrator (DBA). A DBA is responsible for storing, backing up, and making information easy to access, as well as ensuring its security. This title uses an easy-to-understand, straightforward approach to explore the tasks DBAs perform and the education, certification, and experience required for it. It also outlines steps high school students can take to prepare for fulfilling employment requirements and tips for finding job openings in the field.

Cracking the Coding Interview

Author: Gayle Laakmann McDowell
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1466208686
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Computers

Now in the 5th edition, Cracking the Coding Interview gives you the interview preparation you need to get the top software developer jobs. This book provides: 150 Programming Interview Questions and Solutions: From binary trees to binary search, this list of 150 questions includes the most common and most useful questions in data structures, algorithms, and knowledge based questions. 5 Algorithm Approaches: Stop being blind-sided by tough algorithm questions, and learn these five approaches to tackle the trickiest problems. Behind the Scenes of the interview processes at Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, and Apple: Learn what really goes on during your interview day and how decisions get made. Ten Mistakes Candidates Make -- And How to Avoid Them: Don't lose your dream job by making these common mistakes. Learn what many candidates do wrong, and how to avoid these issues. Steps to Prepare for Behavioral and Technical Questions: Stop meandering through an endless set of questions, while missing some of the most important preparation techniques. Follow these steps to more thoroughly prepare in less time.

Resumes for High Tech Careers

Author: VGM Career Horizons (Firm)
Publisher: Vgm Career Horizons
ISBN: 0844245208
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers strategies for writing resumes and cover letters, and provides sample resumes for such positions as programmer/analyst, environmental engineer, senior mechanical engineer, and geologist

Careers in high tech

Author: Connie Winkler
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: UOM:39015021690105
Release Date: 1987-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Describes job opportunities in data processing, technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, biotechnology, lasers, and technical writing

Helping your child choose a career

Author: Luther B. Otto
Publisher: Jist Works
ISBN: 1563701847
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Business & Economics

Comprehensive quizes and surveys designed to identify talents and interests, the latest demographics on economic change, and labor force trends are assembled to aid in finding the right career and the best education

Books in Print

ISBN: UOM:39015062097749
Release Date: 2005
Genre: American literature

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.