interview Posts

The Cold Interview

27 Apr 2021

What you can do when you are sitting across from an interviewer who doesn’t want to be there? In this article I share a tip on how to combat this tricky situation.

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Thinking About a Portfolio Site?

15 Sep 2020

I get asked pretty regularly by people about how to go about building a portfolio site. My controversial answer is, “Don’t.” What I want to talk about today is why I recommend limiting your time making a portfolio site and using that time on other things.

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Practice Those Interviews

31 Aug 2020

I talked with a friend this week who was asking for some advice about if they should apply to some jobs they found recently. Before deciding now if they want the job, I suggested that they start with treating them as practice. We then talked about some things to consider practicing during interviews. Let me say a little about practice, and then I’ll give three examples.

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Acing Remote Interviews

14 Apr 2020

There are lots of strategies you can employ when preparing for a job interview. There are a few more opportunities to pay attention to when you are interviewing remotely. So how can you set yourself up for even more success when you interview from afar?

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The Interviewing Cast

11 Feb 2020

So you’ve built your resume, put time into a portfolio, contributed to GitHub, and polished your LinkedIn. After you send in your application, who sees it, and what are they looking for?

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