When it comes to job interviews, you can never get too much help. Once again, we've rounded up the latest tips from some of the most experienced sources when it comes to developer jobs and interviews.
Glass Door's Job Interview Checklist
Glassdoor is a leader in reviewing companies' cultures and helping people find jobs at organizations with the best fit. That's why we're starting with theirinterview checklist that guides a job seeker through the process, from the second you get the interview to the days following it.
Study for your interview like it's a final exam
Generate a list of potential interview questions (and their answers!) beforehand
Write out answers to every question you anticipate, and practice delivering them out loud
Compare your skills and experience to the job description
Be rested and healthy for the big day
Dress for success
Don't leave any unnecessary unknowns
Keep an interview journal
Simple Programmer's Top Ways to Behave in a Developer Job Interview
Marcell Lipp has five years of work experience as a software developer and blogs about his experiencesurviving as a programmer. Lipp recently posted on Simple Programmer with these 6 tips for how to behave in a developer interview.
Stay Calm and Confident
Never Lie About Your Knowledge
Evaluate the Company as Well
Don't Stress Before the Interview
Buy Time During the Interview
Try Your Best and Be Prepared for Your Interview
Lessons Learned from Dice's Horror Stories
Dice published a semi-humourous/semi-horrifying article withhorrible stories from tech interviews. With each story came a lesson and these are four extremely relevant ones for any technology professional.
Prepare for high pressure
Don't lie about skills and experience
Never argue... even if you're right
Don't Bring Your Parents
Noticeably, many of the tips and advice repeat within each source, highlighting their importance. Also, these lists merely tease the details and clicking through to any of these links will give you much more valuable advice and information on how you can apply it. If you come across any helpful resources, we'd love to see them so we can continue to share expert knowledge from around the world on the Talent Development Centre with IT contractors and other job seekers.