What I want (and don’t want) to see on your software engineering resume

Asking what should be on a resume is one of the most common questions I hear. I’ve seen thousands of resumes, interviewed hundreds, and hired or helped hire dozens, so I’ll describe exactly what I’m looking for when I’m presented with your application.

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James S. Fisher

James S. Fisher

Software engineer, manager, and executive in San Francisco, CA. Over 12 years in Silicon Valley tech.