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Jan2go

Member Since 14 Dec 2013
Offline Last Active Today, 03:35 PM

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In Topic: Cry Engine Startup Crash

22 March 2016 - 11:30 AM

Does your card support DX11? The 4800 series is quite old already, so it might be that it only supports DX10(.1) which could explain the problem.

In Topic: Vulkan is Next-Gen OpenGL

16 February 2016 - 08:06 AM

Let the fun begin. smile.png

https://www.khronos.org/vulkan/


In Topic: Salary expectations when relocating to other countries

04 June 2015 - 03:56 PM

What kind of position is it? Junior or something higher?

In Topic: How should I prepare for a 3-days C++ test ?

26 May 2015 - 11:35 AM

A 3 day programming test?!

I guess if you were desperate for a job that may be acceptable, but no way would most businesses even attempt such a thing.

Even a mediocre recruiter or project lead should be able to tell if you can code well enough within a half hour, maybe an hour, of your time. Requiring a three day exam means they are inept at interviewing AND they don't respect your time.

 
I wish it's like what @Jan2Go just said, I heard they have a 10-days test that someone did in like 10 hours or so, but your opinion was unexpected reply .. really


Depending on how far you've come with the interview process, frob's opinion might not be that "unexpected". While I was applying for my current job I had another application sent out to another company. This other company told me during the phone interview, that the next step of there interview process would be a two-day onsite "test". I never found out how this would look like as I accepted the offer for my current job the day after that interview. However I don't think (i.e. I don't hope so, for both them and the applicant) that they would just place a candidate in front of a problem for two days, but instead want to see how that person is able to communicate with and integrate into the group. Which would basically be the same as what was done during the onsite interview for my job, but this one was only about five hours long.

Anyway, I interpreted your opening post in a way that this test will be the first part of the interview process. If that is the case, you probably won't be working on the test the whole time.

In Topic: How should I prepare for a 3-days C++ test ?

25 May 2015 - 04:39 AM

A 3 day programming test?!

I guess if you were desperate for a job that may be acceptable, but no way would most businesses even attempt such a thing.


I think that they will just send him a test and want his results within three days. That would be exactly the same as my test at my current employer was. I got some code and had make it compile as well as fix logical errors and improve the performance. In total I probably spent about 5-6 hours on it before sending it back. They simply gave me three days to do it in case I had other things to do during that time.
As for preparation, I don't know if you can really prepare if you don't know how the test will look like. You should make sure that all your tools are working and you know how to use them.

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