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Let me share a piece of advice to entry level devs that are getting ready for job interviews that I wish someone gave to me when I was first looking for work straight out of school. Do not focus making yourself look good to this company by trying to make your resume flashy or trying to oversell yourself. Although its important to present yourself sure, but it should not be the foundation for you to base your interview goals around. Rather focus on the company itself. Find out whether the company itself uses modern technology,practices and upholds to project management and the software development cycle, find out how they work,communicate and develop as a team. Simply put focus on whether they are worth working for instead of looking like your worth being hired. Can they collaborate,communicate and solve problems efficiently. Otherwise you may end up getting hired and hating your job. Just a thought and some advice on my own experiences. Hope it helps someone.

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  • 1
    thanks
  • 4
    That's good advice. I would rate a candidate higher if they are aware of the development lifecycle and ask questions about our company. I always expect to be asked about our stack as well so you'll know what technologies you'll be working with.

    Another tip, I also like to ask people what tools they like to use.
  • 1
    Great advice for the new guys
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