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How to Answer System Design Questions

What’s the purpose of the system design interview?

The system design interview evaluates your ability to design a system or architecture to solve a complex problem in a semi-real-world setting.

It does not aim to test your ability to create …

By Exponent
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9 Tech Keywords that Should Be on Your Resume

Introducing Your Tech Glossary

If you’re looking to land a tech job for the first time, you may be concerned that your resume doesn’t read as “techie” enough. After all, it’s tough to compete with industry insiders who speak – …

By Break Into Tech
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Finding Your Career Path in IT with Many Interests

For some, the field of study you pursue in college determines your career path. But for others, like Mark Oppenneer, major definitely does not equal career! Mark currently works in IT, but has a degree in English education, a master’s …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Pursuing a career in computer science? Read more about salary trends and projections from NACE!

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager
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Data Science vs. Software Engineering: What’s the Difference?

If you have a passion for coding and technology, a software engineering or data science career could be right for you. But what’s actually the difference between data science vs. software engineering? One key difference is that while data science …

By Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Guide to the Software Engineer Career Path

The software engineer career path involves technical skills, constant learning, and collaboration. If you’re interested in a career in software engineering, here’s a breakdown of the career trajectory, what you’ll need to become a successful software engineer, salary expectations, and …

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