- What are you looking for in a junior developer?
- What are your technology needs and goals?
- Do you think I can help you reach those goals?
Expect from employers
- What’s your biggest weakness and/or tell me about a time you had a conflict in a team
What devs want:
- room for growth and skills development
- high caliber team
- positive org structure
- opporunity to learn
- control over own work
- excitement about company’s products
- convenient commute
- high base compensation -> would take 10% less if the company meets the other criteria
- phone screen
- get that job at google
questions to ask:
- what % do you spend coding
- how much time do you spend in meetings
- Ive been primarily working in rails, but what should I study to get up to speed?
- you are using tech x, so how do you handle problem y
- e.g. scaling or payment processing