015: Interview Myths and Boss Problems
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Welcome to episode 15 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our careers. In today’s episode, we discuss some Interview Myths and dealing with Boss Problems. Original recording date: 2018-10-04 Topics 1:55 Interview Myths 5 Myths About Interviews You’ll Want to Stop Believing 1) Your Interviewer Is Completely Prepared * They might not have read your resume * They might not have the job description * They might not have been trained how to interview * What to do if the interviewer is unprepared * Have an elevator pitch matching your skills and experience to the job description * Have a copy of the job description * Have a copy of your resume * Be ready to answer the questions you wish you were asked (i.e. run the interview) 2) Interview Questions Have Correct and Incorrect Answers * Good questions are designed to elicit more…