Ace the Technical Interview: Includes Y2k Job Opportunities

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How do you make the bestselling computer career guide even better? By adding brand-new data on Year 2000 (Y2K) jobs,plus full updated information on COBOL,Project Manager,AS/400,Quality Control - Testing,Y2K Methodology,C/S Systems,CICS,IDMS,Java,Visual Basic,Delphi,Power Builder,Oracle,MVS,UNIX,RS/6000,Sybase,DB2,and other areas of expertise. Michael Rothstein shows how to ace Y2K interviews (with 300+ specific Q&As). . . double and even triple you income as a Y2K or general consultant. . . and emerge as top...
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Overview

How do you make the bestselling computer career guide even better? By adding brand-new data on Year 2000 (Y2K) jobs,plus full updated information on COBOL,Project Manager,AS/400,Quality Control - Testing,Y2K Methodology,C/S Systems,CICS,IDMS,Java,Visual Basic,Delphi,Power Builder,Oracle,MVS,UNIX,RS/6000,Sybase,DB2,and other areas of expertise. Michael Rothstein shows how to ace Y2K interviews (with 300+ specific Q&As). . . double and even triple you income as a Y2K or general consultant. . . and emerge as top dog in any computer interview,thanks to strategy tips and 2000 proven Q&As.

The computer field is bursting with new opportunities,especially as companies scramble to prpepare for the Year 2000 conversion! Grab your share of the wealth. The first step is to forget all the other so-called computer career guides. Only Ace the Technical Interview points you precisely to where you want to be,especially if your sights are set on the Y2K bonanza. This is the only guide that prepares you to land a position fast,because it contains proven answers to the 2000 toughest job-interview questions - the stumpers that employers use to sort out the best from the rest. So screen yourself in. Step-by-step industry pro Michael Rothstein will show you how to track down the Y2K opportunities. . . dazzle interviewers with your command of COBOL. Project Visual Basic,Delph,PowerBuilder Oracle,MVS,UNIX,RS/6000,Sybase,DB2,and other technologies. . . and make more money than you ever dreamed possible.

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Wall Street Journal
"Computer whizzes with year-2000 [Y2K] conversion skills are in hot demand... even nontechnical people are being sought... Most expect pay for Y2K experts to climb by as much as 40% in each of the next two years ... age is no factor."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070540484
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 4/1/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 497
  • Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 1.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 There's a New Ballgame in Town ... and It's Called the Year 2000 1
2 A Year 2000 Methodology 4
3 Managing a Year 2000 Conversion Project 21
4 Testing and Quality Control for Year 2000 Conversions 44
5 Year 2000 Conversion Tools and Reengineering Management 62
6 The Technical Interview: What to Say, What to Do, What to Know 94
7 Interviewing Frameworks 112
8 Java and the World Wide Web 123
9 The AS/400 136
10 Unix 163
11 The RS/6000 178
12 Client/Server Systems 195
13 MVS 216
14 CICS 237
15 Oracle 8 259
16 Sybase 278
17 IBM's DB2 294
18 SQL 305
19 IDMS 321
20 IMS DB-DL/I 340
21 VSAM 356
22 COBOL 365
23 C and C++ 400
24 Visual Basic 5.0 426
25 PowerBuilder 449
26 Delphi 469
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