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How soft skills can give you the edge over more experienced candidates Which soft skills employers value most How to know which soft skills to demonstrate in your interview
The “minimum viable knowledge base” of a professional software developer How to find and plug holes in your technical knowledge (so you don’t get tripped up by embarrassing “easy” questions) The trivia that you do NOT need to study
Is your resume communicating what they’re looking for? How to mine your own resume for “gotcha” questions Why you should dig up all the dirt you can—on yourself
How to uncover the questions most likely to come up on your interview Get the inside story on what working at this company is really like (a huge help in reducing the intimidation factor and overcoming Imposter Syndrome) Prepare for “basic” questions that catch many developers off guard
The 5-step method to break a job posting down into its tiniest parts so you can clearly see what the company is looking for, and how your skills align How to see past the technical requirements to the “soft skills” that employers value even more highly How to find “Easter eggs” hidden in job postings. […]
This week we answer skeptics like Descartes with empiricism. Hank explains John Locke’s primary and secondary qualities and why George Berkeley doesn’t think that distinction works — leaving us with literally nothing but our minds, ideas, and perceptions.
This week Hank introduces skepticism, exploring everything from the nature of reality through the eyes of a 17th century philosopher and, of course, The Matrix.
Before we dive into the big questions of philosophy, you need to know how to argue properly. We’ll start with an overview of philosophical reasoning and breakdown of how deductive arguments work (and sometimes don’t work).
John teaches you about the fall of the Roman Empire, which happened considerably later than you may have been told. While the Western Roman Empire fell to barbarians in 476 CE, the Byzantines in Constantinople continued the Eastern Empire nicely, calling themselves Romans for a further 1000 years. Find out what Justinian and the rest […]