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Worked for a private company for 12 years. All 18 other employees quit through time and I was left alone the last two years with the CEO trying to save the company.
While reading through the instruction manual or documentation for a new software or hardware, have you every stopped to think of the professional who wrote it … a Technical Writer?
Technical writers have to document systems, processes or product / software features in such a way that anyone reading the material can understand it with little or no additional outside help.
Technical writers may write or describe a very technical system to a general, less-than-technical audience.
At other times, technical writers may even write for a highly specialized, skilled or technical audience.
This question was submitted by Vijay who needs advice on “how to ace programming interviews and land the next job!“
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Question: How To Impress Hiring Manager at Programming Interviews
Here is the question submitted by Vijay:
On my last job I was given a technical test to write nested SQL queries.
When you meet someone who is a technical expert, you immediately make a few assumptions about the person’s education, income, competence, marketability and problem-solving skills.
While you may find it easy to identify the technical experts in your industry, it is much harder to become one..
Read the rest of this article and you will learn how you can become a technical expert easily.
Who Is An Expert?
An expert, according to Wikipedia, is a person with extensive knowledge or ability in a particular area of study.