Questions to ask in a job interview

Questions to ask in a job interview

You may already know from my 2 previous articles: “How to prepare for a technical interview (and “live coding” part) for a Software Engineer role?” and “Interview preparation checklist” how crucial it is to have your questions ready – thanks to this you not only show your interest but also learn about things that are important for YOU.

They will also help you understand whether the role you’ve applied for and the company you’re interviewing with is really for you.

Use the below questions throughout your interviews. Some might be relevant for a member of the recruitment team, others will be suitable for other Interviewers or your future Manager (they’re usually called “Hiring Managers”).

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Interview preparation checklist

Interview preparation checklist

Congrats on your upcoming interview(s)! Everyone knows how important it is to prepare for them so today I’m sharing with you my ultimate step by step guide with a complete job interview preparation checklist. Good luck with your interviews!

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Career change: my 1st year as a Software Engineer at Microsoft

Career change: my 1st year as a Software Engineer at Microsoft

Celebrating 7 years at Microsoft and my first year as a Software Engineer after the career change: from recruitment to software engineering role at ‘Microsoft Teams’ Prague team!

This post will be a mix of my thoughts/learnings from my 1st year as a Software Engineer at Microsoft: it is not about “I delivered x amount of features in XYZ areas” or “I had a chance to do this and that”.

Quite the opposite: it’s a very personal post about what was happening with me, what challenges I was overcoming. And while I knew that changing my career won’t be easy, I think I didn’t expect some of the below to happen.

I don’t see many posts of what is really going ‘behind the scene’ with those who went through a career change this is why I’m sharing below.

Hopefully, you can be better prepared and avoid some of the things I’ve experienced.

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Job search preparation checklist

Job search preparation checklist

This post contains proven tips I’ve been sharing with my mentees for the last few years and is dedicated to all of you who will be soon/are currently looking for a new job.

I decided to gather all my articles related to job search preparation in one place to make it easier for you – just follow below checklist. Happy job hunting!

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How to write a CV?

How to write a CV?

Writing a CV is an important step of every job search.

And while there is no magic formula for a perfect one (believe me, every Recruiter, Hiring Manager has their own preferecens on what a good CV should have), you should always aim to have it updated and tailored for a role(s) you’re planning to apply for.

Check what information my “must-have” CV would include.

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How to look for a job?

How to look for a job?

Looking for a job is not an easy task, and sometimes sending CVs might not be enough. It’s good to have a plan thanks to which you’ll increase your chances of getting a job!

In this article, I’m sharing my top tips that have helped people land new roles in the tech industry.

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