Let the heels click with confidence as you swing your way effortlessly into a worthy position in the Tech world. The word ‘interview’ can send jitters down your spine and have butterflies flit around anxiously in your stomach. Fear not for here are a few tips that will aid you in nailing any job interview as an empowering woman of the technological realm.
Know All You Can In Specialization
Every answer is available in a flick of fingers and within seconds because of technology. As someone who indulges in this area, it is essential that you are also this quick and completely aware of the technical words, theories and the current affairs happening in your field especially at the moment.
For instance, if you have applied as a Programmer then you should be knowledgeable of the various languages and how beneficial the ones you know would be to the company.
Know Your CV Best
Your CV will consist of the work history but not the details revolving around each. Prepare solid information for each as the experience gained from as it would work wonders in an interview in terms of boosting your image especially as a team player as most tech projects are conducted in teams.
Dress To Impress
A dressing style can outline your confident personality sometimes even before words are exchanged. Keep your outfit ready and ironed beforehand for no one likes a sloppy sight! Let your formals set and scene and let the click of those shoes on the floor tell everyone you mean business.
Read, Read, Read
The best way to get into the good books directly is by going for an interview with a detailed blueprint of what you are attempting to apply for. The more you research on the company, requirements of the job, your skills and what you can contribute, the more the chances of being accepted. Now is the time to apply your skimming and retaining skills that the theoretical classes instilled.
Train With FAQ’s
There is a wide range of Frequently Asked Questions which have been collected from the sample interviews and through women who have previously attended interviews, available on the Internet. The more you go through them and formulate answers, the better prepared you would be. This is just like preparing for that HTML exam in school by practising everything taught in class.
Pack The Essentials
It is always safe to have a checklist that notes down all the basic things that you would need at the day of interview. Make sure to keep copies of your CV, questions you have prepared, notebooks, required stationary like pens, and your identity papers and so on. Ticking all these items will not only boost confidence but have you well-prepared.
Visit That Quaint Cafe
A well-fed woman is a powerful woman. Nerves can be wracking and lead to skipping meals but the best way to hold up is have the right amount and type of food. The energy will also aid in keeping you actively participating and alert the whole time. It would be a refreshing start to sit in a café outside and treat yourself before and after the interview because you deserve it!