Interview Tips for Information Technology Professionals

8 Skills That Every Employer Wants

Are you looking for a new job opportunity? Then you must create a strong profile reflecting the type of skills, educational background, and experience that a potential employer will require. Most candidates talk more extensively about their education, experience, and technical expertise when writing resumes. These are important but if you want your profile to stand out then you must also talk about your soft skills. Read on as we discuss some of the most important skills every employer wants in their employees. 1.   Adaptability According to research, 60 percent of employers consider adaptability to be an essential skill that [...]

How to Research a Company before Your Interview

Have you ever walked into an interview unprepared? Things can quickly go south when this happens. Given how difficult it has become to manage a face to face interview with most companies these days, you must research a company before your interview. Most candidates will run a preliminary search on a company before their interview. However, this may not be sufficient. Remember, the more informed you are about the company, the easier it becomes to stand out among other applicants. In this article, we are going to discuss how you can research a company before an interview. Let’s begin. [...]

How to Do a Better Video Interview [Infographic]

How to Do a Better Video Interview 1. Test Your Audio and Camera 2. Dresses As If You Are Meeting In-Person 3. Find a Neutral Background 4. Close All Other Applications on Your Computer 5. Avoid Interruptions 6. Have a Printed Copy of Your Resume Ready 7. Write the Questions You Want to Ask 8. Have a Pen and Paper Handy 9. Have a Glass of Water Nearby

7 Reasons Why Hiring Managers Say You Are “OVERQUALIFIED”

Have you been working in the software or IT industry for many years? You must have come across situations where you were rejected for a job because you were ‘overqualified’. Being rejected for being overqualified for a position is equivalent to being dumped by someone who says ‘it’s not you, it’s me’. Such rejections simply translate to the notion that ‘you are so tremendously experienced that we cannot bear to have you on our time right now’. It can be really discouraging for candidates, especially in the IT and software sectors. But, aren’t qualifications and experience always a plus [...]

How to Do a Better Video Interview

Recruiting practices and processes have changed a lot over the years. Thanks to the internet, tests and interviews are now conducted online to find the most suitable candidates for the job. This has made the entire process more convenient and flexible, both for the recruitment team as well as the candidates. Candidates can take their tests and interviews from virtually any location in the world. It prevents them from losing the opportunity of a lifetime just because they are not able to travel to the interview location. If you are in the IT or software industry and have been [...]