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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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Prepare to Sell the Interviewer on You

You’ve already thought about being the right person for the job because you submitted a résumé tailor-made for the job in question and a cover letter that’s personalized about you and your fit with the company. That’s a start, but the amount of information you can convey in a one- or two-page résumé and a cover letter is pretty small. The conversations at your interview will be far larger than that. All the detail you had to leave off your résumé about the death march project you saved from ruin or the network upgrade you pulled off will probably be the meat of the conversation.

Remember always that it is a conversation. You aren’t just answering questions like a suspect hauled in for police questioning, ...

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