Ace the IT Job Interview!

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Categories: Technology/Science
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies | Date published: 10/28/2002

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Winning strategies for getting hired as an IT professional Wondering how to stand out in the crowd and land the IT job of your dreams? Now you can go behind the scenes of the IT interview process and get inside the mind of potential employers using this insightful and practical guide. Learn what today’s IT hiring managers are looking for and get expert tips for preparing yourself for the interview process—from start to finish. Including-off-the-record advice from hiring managers in key technology areas, this book shows you how to get past human resources, make a great first impression, ace common technical interview questions, avoid common mistakes, and much more. From overcoming pre-interview jitters to writing first-rate thank you letters and negotiating salary, this outstanding guide will increase your chances of getting hired. This ultimate interview reference also contains a handy section with job descriptions, qualifications checklists, and more than 500 sample interview questions for key IT jobs—including network administrators, Web designers, programmers, desktop support, consultants, and more. Prepare with more than 500 frequently used interview questions—including sample answers hiring managers want to hear Research potential employers and learn the six things you should know about the company before the interview Present your skills effectively and position yourself for the job you want Discover phone tips for getting through to the right hiring person Learn which questions you should always ask at the end of an interview Pick up strategies for scheduling next steps—including thank-you notes, references, and second interviews Get valuable advice on evaluating job offers and negotiating salary Find additional strategies at the companion Web site Includes free online assessment from BrainBench

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