Interview Tips for Information Technology Professionals

How to Ace a Skills-Based Job Interview

Between 2016 and 2026, Information Technology jobs are predicted to grow by 13%. There is likely to be an increased focus on the cloud, security and data. If you secure a interview, whether it is over the phone or in person, skills-based questions for I.T jobs are now commonplace. These types of questions require you to demonstrate and describe certain competencies that are needed to succeed in a particular role. While skills-based interviews may well feel like a daunting prospect, if you make sure that you plan appropriately in advance, you give yourself the best chance of doing yourself justice. Here are a [...]

Phone Interview Tips Tech People [Infographic]

Phone Interview Tips for Tech People Plan Your Location - Somewhere quiet with good reception Let the Interviewer ask the Full Question - Watch the cross-talk Don’t Pause Too Long After Every Question - They may think you are looking things up Keep your Resume in front of you - You want to look at the same thing they are Speak Clearly and Don’t Ramble

Things you should always say in an interview

How do you ace an interview? The truth is nobody really knows. There’s a small body of research on the subject that basically says that there is no way to judge a candidate completely within 10-15 minutes, no matter what questions are asked. The candidate could be nervous, introverted, awkward, tired or all of the above and not get a chance to shine. Or the opposite could occur; someone completely unqualified for the job may just talk circles around the interviewers and land the position. In this situation, the best you can do is to just adopt a no nonsense [...]

How to Write an Amazing Job Interview Thank you email

One doesn’t usually think about this, but writing back to an organization after an interview may strengthen your case for getting the job. It demonstrates a strong interest in the job as it lets the company know that they count; they’re not just another company in your list of applications. It also lets them know that you are eager to get a reply. It is a good idea to write a thank you emailThe person who took your Job interview may need a little reassurance that you care about the job and he/she may find that in your thank you [...]

How to know if a corporate culture is right for you

If you’re being hired for a position or even if you’re interested in a position at a tech firm, you should evaluate their corporate culture. You need to know if a company’s corporate culture is right for you before taking a job. Corporate culture has a lot to do with the company’s philosophy and worldview. Most companies put flowery words and paint vistas of progress and ingenuity, however, their actions, controversies and milestones speak louder than words. The organizational culture at a company feeds in to what they think of their customers and employees and how they treat their employees. [...]