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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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Sell Yourself by Doing the Job

The best way to make an impression in an interview is to actually do the job that needs to be done and show that you can do it well. It’s not always possible, but when you can, the payoff is huge.

Phil Morrison tells of an interview where he clearly demonstrated his expertise and landed the job.

The Whiteboard Solution
by Phil Morrison, system administrator, Milton, Florida
Phil Morrison

I’d been approached by a recruiter for a position, and the recruiter came to the interview with me. There were six people in the interview, asking me very specific questions on how I would handle merging another company’s Active Directory. It was obvious that they were about to undergo such a task and did not know where to begin. ...

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