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Hi everyone,

I would like to ask a strange question, even if it is not actually one! But it is related to the companies, when applying for the job. What is most interesting to them? is it only the c.v ? What about something else like a sample of projects or programs documents?

Please make your answers help for everyone, who may have the same problem.

Thanks in advance ..

Ahmed M.
Posted 25-Aug-12 6:13am
Updated 26-Aug-12 23:41pm

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Solution 1

This seems like a lounge question, but here goes.

When I interview someone, here's what I look for:

1 - a resume that show relevant experience
2 - the ability in an interview to answer questions that show the resume was not overstating things
3 - a willingness to say 'I don't know how to do that yet' ( I'd rather have someone tell me they need to be shown something, than sit at their desk sweating while a deadline passes )
4 - someone who is adaptable to new ideas and technologies, we will move in to new frameworks where it makes sense and I don't want to work with people who learned VB6 or classic ASP 15 years ago and so still use it now
5 - personality fit. I'm in a small team and so it matters if I feel I can get along with someone on a day to day basis

I would not list on my resume things like 'second life script', which I assume relates to the game and is not used anywhere in the real world. It demeans the rest of your list.

Your other thing to remember is, how much job competition is there in your area ? Perhaps you're good enough, but so are 200 other people.
Sourav Sarkar-SS 25-Aug-12 13:04pm
good suggestions.
skonliner 25-Aug-12 13:18pm
Thank you for the explanation, it is nice answer! Other words, thank you for editing the question, it now has more clarification.
Christian Graus 25-Aug-12 13:27pm
If I want to see your code, I might ask for it. But, I can get a good idea in an interview, and if you're sharp enough, I'm sure I can teach you my coding style on the job. But, other people are different and may appreciate an example of your code to look at. I would not attach it to a resume, but I'd offer it in the interview, if I thought it seemed like a good idea.
skonliner 25-Aug-12 14:01pm
That's well great!, final question please, It is the years of experiences not/ or needed for written it in the resumes ? how can be considering the levels ? by using good knowledges' advanced knowledge or experiences ? what is the things fitted ?
Christian Graus 25-Aug-12 17:17pm
I think it's good. I especially like that you say 'advanced', 'good' and 'some'. that tells me that you're probably being honest with me, which, like I said, I'd look out for. I'd be scared of the person who claimed to be 'advanced' at everything. No-one is that.
skonliner 26-Aug-12 12:14pm
SoMad 25-Aug-12 18:13pm
Nice of you to answer this question, he might have gotten whipped if it was posted in the Lounge.
The last time I applied for a job was in 2000. I still have that job, but times are tough, so I have bookmarked this answer. Just in case :-)

Soren Madsen
skonliner 26-Aug-12 12:19pm
Actually, the English is not my first language. Plus, The aim of this is only for feting the information from some fields of resumes. and why in sometimes are not considered Not on the others things that related to the job itself .However, it could be understand it as using it in the work words. But non of this were saying on. Thanks for your advice.

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