Maximize your opportunity to be hired as a programmer

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Abstract: Maximize your opportunity to be hired as a programmer

How do you maximize your opportunity to be hired as a programmer? The easy answer is to have the right training and experience for a particular job. But what if you're new to the field, with little or no experience? What if you've been at the same company doing the same technology for a long time? What other traits, besides technical acumen, are critical to success, and how do you cultivate them? Steve's talk will address these questions, based on his experience working and hiring in the Atlanta software development market.

Speaker Steve Fordham

Steve is a Principal Consultant and leads the Software Architecture & Engineering practice for Daugherty Business Solutions in Atlanta, with over 30 years of experience architecting and building complex, mission-critical software for Fortune 500 clients. Part of his role as practice lead is defining how Daugherty identifies, interviews, and hires talented programmers of all levels. Steve holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech.