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re: How important is top-of-mind CS knowledge? From my last two interviews, I feel like I need a part-time job just to drill CS puzzles, as I'm not fl...
 

Unless the job you're applying for is heavily focussed on developing algorithms to solve hard problems, technical interviews which focus on those type of problems should be considered red flags. In fact, any coding interview which cannot realistically tell the employer something useful about your ability to perform the tasks in the job description with the tools/languages required is a definite red flag, IMHO.

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