9780071495783

Ace the IT Interview

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071495783

  • ISBN10:

    0071495789

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Proven strategies for getting hired as an IT professional This practical guide for developing winning interviewing skills has been fully updated and revised to focus on today's most sought-after IT jobs. Go behind the scenes of the IT interview process and get inside the mind of potential employers. You'll find out how to make a great first impression and stand out from the competition. Ace the IT Interview features hundreds of questions that are likely to come up on your next technical interview along with key points to include in your answers so you can practice your responses based on your strengths and experience. Present yourself as a truly valuable IT professional and get a great job with help from this real-world guide. Understand the hiring manager's perspective Create a first-rate resume that highlights your skills Get past gatekeepers and get the interviews you want Make a great first impression and stand out in the crowd Master sticky questions about your work history Prepare for different types of interview settings, including telephone and video-conference interviews Ask intelligent, relevant questions Ace the interview follow-up Evaluate your offers, negotiate salary, and close the deal

Author Biography

Paula Moreira is the global IT training manager at a large financial services organization. She and her team support an IT team of 2,000. Paula began her career as a techie and has spent the last 15 years working in IT education and career development.

Table of Contents

What You Need to Know About Getting Hiredp. 1
What Really Happens in the Interview Processp. 3
What to Do Before the Interviewp. 13
Acing the IT Resumep. 15
Getting the Interviewp. 37
Standing Out in the Crowdp. 51
Making a Great First Impressionp. 69
The Interviewp. 81
The Questions Everyone Asks-and Answers That May Surprise Youp. 83
Mastering the Sticky Questionsp. 95
Special IT Interviewing Scenariosp. 129
"Do You Have Any Questions?"p. 147
Closing the Dealp. 159
Staying on Topp. 161
Evaluating Offersp. 173
Interview Encyclopediap. 183
Getting Past the Technical Interviewp. 185
Indexp. 289
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