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When it comes to best hiring practices, a few quotes come to mind.
“The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.” – Bill Gates (Microsoft)
“You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless [they are] willing to climb.” – Andrew Carnegie
As part of a sample store locator application, I needed to geocode the addresses in order to mark them on a map (see Figure 5). The Google Maps Geocoding API makes the process pretty easy, so I thought I would just leverage a LINQPad query to call the API.
I have a list box in QlikView that has an order status field. It had three values: Open, Posted and Deleted. I had a situation in QlikView where when the document opens I wanted to select Open and Posted, but not Deleted. Someone suggested that I use Open|Posted in the search string. Unfortunately, that didn’t work. I searched and searched and found plenty of different ways suggesting to do it and none worked except for using a macro. I didn’t want to use a macro and I knew there had to be a way.
Today we are experiencing a technical candidate’s labor market. Companies are investing in and prioritizing technical team expansion. Demand is outpacing supply, and the labor market employment rate for technical professions is essentially 100 percent. However, for a skilled technical professional, even when the market is in your favor, there is competition. Being a qualified candidate will not always mean you will gain the offer you are pursuing. So then comes the process of managing your way through rejection.
Sometimes in CRM we have times when we need to complete an action without allowing the user to change any fields. There are many ways to go about doing this, but one of the easiest is to display a modal over the form. It prevents the user from clicking on and changing any fields, while also providing a helpful message to the user, letting them know that there is an action in progress.
Congratulations! You have been invited to be a part of a phone interview that may lead to an in-person meeting for a technical project manager role. Your resume has gotten you in the door, but now what?