In other news, I crashed and burned in a technical phone interview on Thursday. It turns out that having over 10 years of experience isn’t enough if you don’t know the fundamentals of computer science/software development (which I would have gained had I stayed in University).
I can clearly code and produce solutions to client’s/employer’s problems quickly, but it’s a whole different ball game when the hiring company’s core product is software.
As a result of this failed interview I had a pretty low Friday with a few rough moments, but distracted myself with some more TalentHunch coding. #laterlog
A very late #laterlog:
- My wisdom tooth operation went well.
- Achieved very little #talenthunch dev during my work leave/recovery time.
- Last Saturday I moved into the house I’ll be house/cat sitting for the next 5 weeks (within walking, instead of driving, distance to the CBD).
- Achieved a good chunk of TalentHunch dev in November, but still a bit to do.
- Will be finishing up at my real job on the 21st December, so will need to find something to do next year (which might be TalentHunch, depending on the timing).
In other #laterlog news; at my day job yesterday I had to move my workspace from my teammate’s office out into a common area to make way for a new staff member starting on Monday. Was also told that I couldn’t attend an all staff 3 day meeting/getaway because I’m only a temp. Wasn’t the best Friday I’ve ever had.
Have been continuing to build the #talenthunch job search engine component this week. Have successfully worked out how to index jobs from GitHub Jobs, Indeed and Seek.
I wanted to get more done before I start my new job tomorrow, but I think I might just have to leave it for a bit unfortunately. #laterlog
Very little web coding achieved this week due to a busy/stressful time at my real job. I did manage to get some #Arduino code written over the weekend though http://blog.peterwallhead.com/obstacle-avoidance-using-an-ultrasonic-array.html #laterlog