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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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Chapter 8The Interview

Many people hate job interviews, and you may be one of them. You feel like you’re on trial, or you’re being interrogated. You’re afraid of making a mistake. You’re afraid of not knowing the answer to a question or of giving the wrong answer to a question and losing the job.

Others feel more nonchalant, where they sit and politely answer the questions and have a sort of que sera sera attitude. Whatever happens happens, so there’s really not much to worry about, right?

Neither approach is a good one.

The hiring manager wants to hire you.

The hiring manager wants to hire you. She wants you to be the one candidate to solve her problems, to end her quest for the perfect candidate. She wouldn’t have brought you in if ...

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