Can A Programmer please help me! I need someone to interview for a presentation i need to whip up by tomorrow! The two programmers i was suppose to interview ended up having to deal with last minute delays at RIM an are no longer able to conduct the interview. Can someone people help me and answer my interview questions? i was only given a week to get someone to interview. I really hope someone can help me i really cant afford to retake this class.
1. What are the functions of your industry and profession?
a. What is your title? how long have you been in this position?
b. How did you become interested in this field?
c. What are your responsibilities, and what skills are particularly useful to you in fulfilling them?
d. What is a typical "Chain of command" in this field?
e. How does your organization compare with others in the field?
2. What does your workday consist of? your work year?
a. How many hours a week do you work?
b. Do you work closely with other people?
c. What are some problems you must face, and decisions you must make?
d. What do you find challenging in your work?
3. How specialized is your work?
a. How do most people get started in this field?
b. Are any degrees or licenses required to enter this field?
c. What academic preparation would you recommend to qualify for this position?
d. How do you keep up with changes occurring in your field?
e. Do you belong to any professional organizations? (Do they have a student chapter?)
4.In your opinion, what is needed for success and fulfillment in this field?
a. Which skills do you consider important for success in this field?
b. What talents and personality traits do you consider to be necessary for this field?
5. What is the salary range for work in this profession?
b. Top Salary?
c. Fringe Benefits?
6.Life style considerations
a. Do you represent your organization or profession at social functions after work hours?
b. Are any travel obligations associated with your job?
c. Is relocation a factor in your job?
d. How is this field affected by economic fluctuations?
7. Is this field growing, with opportunities for employment?
a. Are "no experience" college graduates employed in this field?
b. What kinds of jobs could be used as entrance into this field?
c. Are there other fields on which the same skills might be utilized?
d. What was your career path from college to the present?
e. Which classes would you recommend i take in the future?
f. What is the reason most people give when they leave this field?
8. Can you suggest other people who might be valuable as sources of information?
a. May i use your name?