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A bit of street-smarts also helps with those tests:

In my one, there was clearly not enough time to do all the questions.

So I picked the questions I could easily quickly answer accurately; followed by the ones I could take and educated guess; then finally as time was running out just out and out guessed the rest. I did exceptionally well apparently :-)

Then I got the job, and worked on a typical CRUD system.




"Street-smarts"? That sounds more like school-smarts. Going for the easy ones first is standard practice when taking tests.


Hey, I followed the same strategy. I got hired too. And now I work on mainframes :X




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