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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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The End of Your First Day

There, that wasn’t so bad, was it? Interviewing can be a chore, or it can be a joy—an exploratory look at another company or another culture. Granted, having your future employment on the line can add a bit stress, but if you keep the right perspective, it need not be so bad.

Remember, it’s your first meeting with your new employer. You’re there to show what a good job you can do at her company, in her department, on her problems. You want to help, and you’re going to show what a good job you can do.

Now that you know how to handle the interview, move on to preparing to answer tough interview questions.

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