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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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Prepare to Get to the Interview

All your preparation goes down the toilet if you’re late for the interview. Being late is, for most interviewers, a black mark from which you are unlikely to recover. Make sure you can get to the interview in plenty of time.

First, find where you’re going, before the day of the interview, so you have plenty of time to plan. Take into account all of these factors when planning your trip.

  • Is it in an unfamiliar city? Or a part of the city you don’t know?

  • What’s traffic like at that time of day?

  • Is there construction?

  • Will you have to find parking?

  • Is it in a big building? You may wind up taking ten minutes between the ground floor and the company’s offices from elevator congestion.

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