What’s Your Favorite SQL Server Interview Question? Here’s Mine.

“Out of the stuff on your resume, what are you the proudest of, the most excited about?

When I’m interviewing a candidate for one of my clients, I’ll usually start with this question to help understand the resume. See, recruiters seem to actively encourage folks to keyword stuff their resume: to dump in everything and the kitchen sink, every task they’ve ever performed. Recruiters see the resume as a place to play Keyword Bingo.

Asking the candidate what they’re the proudest of is kinda like saying, “If you could set the font sizes in this resume, which phrases would be