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Interview Tips

The Most Important Question Software Engineers Should Ask in an Interview [Video]

What’s the most important question an engineer can ask during their interview? Brian Kelly, Head of Conjur Engineering at CyberArk, offers his advice in this short video.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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How To Show Employers You’re Involved During An Interview

If you’ve ever had an interview, you know that candidates are usually interviewed using their resume as a guide for the interviewer to ask some guided questions about your involvement. However, what about campus involvements that you may not have put on your resume? Or, maybe it’s an interview where the interview is not using the traditional method of interviewing. Whatever the case is, there are a few ways to bring up your involvement without having to force it into …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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Things to Know About a Company Before your Interview

During an interview, you will likely be asked questions about the company. For example, you may be asked to give a short summary of what the company does or explain which of the company’s values resonates with you the most. Therefore, preparation before an interview is crucial. Not only will it help you answer the interviewer’s questions with confidence and accuracy, but learning more about a company will help you understand if you actually want to work there. It can …

By Hailey Jennato
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How to Write a Great Thank You Email

As we all take a moment this week to reflect on what we are thankful for, check out these great tips for writing a thank you email that will help you stand out from other job applicants. Sending a thank you message to a recruiter or interviewer is a great way to emphasize that you are truly invested in the role. It also allows you to show you were engaged in the conversation and highlight why you think you would …

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How To Prepare For A Virtual Case Interview

As you are interviewing for positions, it is possible that you have both in-person and virtual interviews. Additionally, case interviews are given in a format dependent on the employer. While you may have practiced for case interviews going into an office, case interviews via video conference are also becoming more and more popular. If you find yourself needing to prepare for a virtual case interview, read this blog. It covers not only technical aspects, such as making sure that your …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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Improve your Interview Skills

Depending on the size of the company, some recruiters or managers may interview dozens of qualified candidates in a short time period. So how do you stand out from the competition? Check out these 8 tips for a successful interview.

By Hailey Jennato
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How to Land a Job at a Tech Startup (Webinar)

Are you interested in working in a startup environment? VentureFizz and General Assembly teamed up to create a webinar sharing advice on how to land a job specifically at a tech startup. Hosted by the CEO of VentureFizz and a variety of talent acquisition professionals, this webinar includes great tips for job searches, virtual interviews, and resume prep. You can access the webinar recording here.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Road Map to Your Tech Interview

When preparing for an interview you may feel nervous or you may not even know where to begin your preparation. When it comes to tech interviews in particular this may be a terrifying process between you and your dream job. This article from The Muse has made your interview prep just that much easier.

In the article How to Ace Your Technical Interview it gives your a step-by-step on preparing for your interview from before your interview and for your interview. …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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The Ultimate Guide to Acing Your Tech Interview!

To all Bentley students interested in the tech industry this is for you!

When seeking out a Tech job or internship you will have to go through a rigorous interview process that some may not be aware of. This is why you need to prepare and research prior to an interview but with the article from Learn to Code with Me, your life becomes a lot easier when preparing for an interview. In The Ultimate Guide to Acing your Technological …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Staying Yourself During An Interview

When you’re at an interview, it always feels like the stakes are high. Maybe you really want the job you’re applying for or maybe your interviewer seems intimidating. Due to these and other reasons, students often prepare extensively to succeed at their interviews and ace them. However, while you always want to present yourself in the best light, there is the risk of losing your personality or sense of self when you’re interviewing. Remember, it is always best to stay …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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