3 tips to prep for video job interviews
Transitioning To Tech: Sept 15-18 Live 4-Night Seminar For Underemployed
I do a lot of video interviews and meetings. I’m the CEO of Fizzmint, an employee task administration and compliance management tech startup here in Seattle, and many of our team are remote. I’ve conducted about 300 video interviews at this point, and I’d like to share my three best tips for preparing to do […]
Companies Lie About Their Proportion of Female Engineers
Are you stuck in a job that doesn’t fulfill you or looking for work? I’m teaching a 4 night seminar on how to transition into technology as a career field. I know how to help you get jobs as web testers, quality assurance testers, and more. We’ll be meeting from 7-9PM September 15-18th at St […]
Your private ssh keys do not copy over with a sudo dolphin! You must use bash in Kubuntu.
Companies tend to inflate the numbers of women in their ranks holding ‘technical’ positions. No corporation wants to admit that their company has little to no female engineers; instead, they create an overarching category of people on technical teams, and then divide by gender. The statistics a company publishes concerning the number of women hires […]
New clients for Red Queen Technologies now accepted; big web development for small companies
I’m glad I keep good backups. When backing up your Kubuntu box, do not just drag and drop one home folder from a hard disk to another hard disk. Your ssh keys will not be copied over, even though you may have opened the Dolphin file manager over with the command sudo dolphin To ensure […]
Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack’s SCCC appearance POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER
Our web development company, Red Queen Technologies, is now accepting a few new clients for site design and hosting services. We run a very special, niche service for Northwest small businesses and charities. Specifically, we help very small businesses (even one-man shops) look very big on the web. Sometimes, you need to appear to be […]
The new resume lesson
I will be appearing on February 8th instead. Stay safe; do not drive!
Preparing for technical interviews
Here’s something I didn’t think I’d be saying today: My resume isn’t perfect. There are three companies I’ve been dealing with over the last five weeks who were all based in multiple countries. I never thought to add my multiple language proficiencies to my resume; I have a hard time keeping my resume under four […]
Ladies, before I go any further, be aware that I have an instructional DVD up at: Tech Interview Help So, this isn’t an entirely disinterested post, but I do want to add some information for you. One of the best things you can do to prepare for interviews is to actually dev with the SDK […]
Excitement and awesomeness to come!
What an amazing panel! Today, I, Liz Dahlstrom, and Qian Yi did a panel on “A Career As A Lady Coder.” We had a great time; the young ladies who asked questions were thoughtful, imaginative, and genuinely interested in careers as programmers. We hope that we encouraged you, challenged you, and mentored you, as we […]
Part of the maze of legal knowledge programmers are expected to understand and integrate into their work involves intellectual property and the rights surrounding the creation of code and processes. A friend of mine who created Girl Gamer, Esq. is an attorney who specializes in intellectual property and a fellow chick nerd. Anne-Marie is going […]