Category: interviews

How to nail the interview.

Surviving your first technical interview by Tecknuovo

shape of head superimposed with lines of code in multicolours

Embarking on your tech journey can be difficult once you’ve completed your university degree. Knowing which job to apply for, getting an interview and then nailing the interview and securing a job! It sounds like a lot. With upskilling at the core of our values as a consultancy, we’ve drawn on our internal expertise and …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/surviving-your-first-technical-interview-by-tecknuovo/

How to ace your online interviews

Video call

Whether online or face to face, a good interview starts with quality preparation. Think through: 1. Who will be interviewing you? If HR, anticipate more general questions, if a technical or line manager the questions might be more specific to the job. Find out about the organisation and understand the job content as they are …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/how-to-ace-your-online-interviews/

How to Prepare for an Interview

Written by Samantha Meredith, Talent Aquisition Specialist, Enterprise Rent-A-Car What is the old saying ‘to fail to prepare is to prepare to fail?’ I am sure that this is also the case with interviewing. As a Talent Acquisition Specialist for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, I can separate a well-prepared candidate from a #winging-it candidate in a matter …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/how-to-prepare-for-an-interview-2/

Build your problem-solving skills

hand putting a thread into a needle

Depending on the job you apply for, the interviewing process can be different. For some positions, you could be asked a series of practical questions or to solve a problem right there and then. You might be nervous because of the whole process, and under pressure, you might go blank.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/problem-solving-skills/

Preparing to impress at interviews

What to expect How to prepare what to say How to answer the questions with confidence Creating the right first impression Preparing questions for the interviewer Preparing how to say it Keeping the nerves under control! What to do next What to expect Being invited for an interview might turn your legs to jelly but …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/preparing-to-impress-at-interviews-2/