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A Strong LinkedIn Profile shouldn’t be underestimated.

Follow these simple steps to get your LinkedIn profile in shape:

  • Display a professional photo
  • Update your work history
  • Add your education
  • Add contact information
  • Personalize your profile and include any appropriate personal websites
  • Tell your story in your summary; be authentic, be unique
  • Ask for recommendations
  • Write a compelling headline
  • Highlight your experience and accomplishments
  • Build your people network and join groups
  • Review and update other social media platforms; (GitHub, Twitch, Twitter etc..) Make sure
    they represent the best of who you are and what you’d want employers to know about you.

Interview tips to make a great impression

1. Resume Tips

Highlight your most relevant experience to the job you are applying for.
Emphasize your accomplishments, results and proud work moments over responsibilities. Include any measurable business outcomes whenever possible.
Your most recent experience is the most important section on the resume.
If you list something on your resume, be prepared to speak in-depth about it.
If your resume has extended gaps in employment be prepared to speak to them.

2. Interview Prep

Research the company (Company Website, Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Etc.)
Learn about the people you are interviewing with (via LinkedIn, Company news, Referrals etc..)
Prepare your own personal elevator pitch.
Know why you are interested in the company and role.
Think of an explanation on why you are job searching.

3. What to Bring?

Pen and paper—to take notes.
Several copies of your resume.
Pre-written questions for your interviewers.
A laptop to display prior work / portfolio etc. (Only bring out the laptop if requested / prompted)

4. What to Wear?

Understand the company culture and dress code. (Dress one level up from the typical attire of company leadership)
Err on the side of overdressing.
Comfort is key.
Don’t wear anything that is overly distracting.

5. General Interview Tips

Be brief when describing your work history.
Use the STAR method to answer questions:

  • Situation— what was the situation you were in?
  • Task— what was your role in that situation?
  • Action— what did you do?
  • Result— what did your actions lead to?
Keep your answers clear, concise and focused
Do not speak poorly of a former employer / leadership

6. White Boarding Tips

Ask questions, clarify the requirements, and write them down.
Use your space efficiently. Start at the top left of the white board and leave space between lines of code in case you need to go back and make edits.
Write clearly.
Explain your code and thought process as you work through the problem.
If you get stuck, ask for help

7. After the Interview

Send a short thank you email to the recruiter/hiring manager.
If you take note of all the people in the interview, you can address it to all who were involved in your interview.
If you did not know the answer to a question in the interview, you can address it in your thank you email.