If you’ve been working in Rails for 2 years (a good chunk of the time
Rails has been around) then you should have something to show the
prospective employer. If you don’t, write something simple that
your abilities and get it online!
I always ask to see examples of what the prospect has done. If they
give me access because it’s a closed system, then i try to get them to
When you come in for an interview, bring a portfolio with you… should
screenshots, database designs, anything that can showcase your
I have always done that, and my students always have good luck with that
technique as well. It gives you something to talk about when they ask
about “a tough project you were involved in” or say “give me an example
a time when you…”
Good luck in your job hunt!