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Thumbs Up | :thumbsup: Great post!

So the short of it is, they asked you to solve a CS exam question on the spot and you did...your solution provided the correct output but they passed on you anyway. Confused | :confused:

I once believed that if my company ever failed that I could find another job easily. (21+ years of LOB apps for desktop and web) I thought that a resume with dozens of successful (still in use and still generating income) applications might be some strong evidence that I know what I'm doing. After all, programming is just about solving problems using the tools at hand...right? Sigh | :sigh:

After reading this post, I see that I'd likely not pass this type of interview...but that's OK...we're expanding and very soon I'll likely be faced with hiring a jr. dev for some of the grunt work. Hmmm | :|

Welcome back Jeremy! Smile | :)
"Go forth into the source" - Neal Morse

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