Looking for a job and being in different interview processes at the same time can be stressful. In this post I will share some of my personal advice to prepare yourself for a technical interview in a position.

Collect information about the company

The first step is probably the most important in my opinion, you should collect all the company information possible. I usually ask myself the following series of questions:

If the overall response is mostly positive, then it means it is a good place to work.

Read the job description carefully

A good job description should tell the applicant what skills they will need in order to get the job. Read carefully the job description and the required skills. In the end you should have the following information:

It is important to evaluate if you are good fit for this position, what could you bring to the team? In my opinion, the required years of experience is not too relevant is nice to consider it.

Prepare for the interview

If you have applied and have been contacted for an interview then I recommend you the following steps.

During the interview

It is important to be relaxed even if it is difficult. Try to be yourself and act normal. If during the interview you don’t know the answer for a question, it is completely fine to recognize it and say “I don’t know the answer but I would like to know more about it”.

Ready to start a selection process?

If you are looking for a job and are interested on Red Hat, you can contact me and ask me any questions, good luck! :-)