Succeed in a Technical Application Process With the Following Tips!
💎 Your next technical application process might be closer than you think. Watch the video to the end to prepare for it in the best way possible.
📼A technical application process requires some prior preparation. Play this video to get three top tips on how to navigate your interview journey. You'll hear from Daniel Bergholdt, Senior Technical Recruiter at Thumbtack, who shares his expertise in this field!
📼For a technical application process, social media is not enough. Tip #1: Have a formal resume. Your LinkedIn is great, but also have a formal resume handy. You must keep your LinkedIn updated with all of your technologies and recent projects, but it’s important to have a formal resume as well for when you're applying directly to the company.
📼In a technical application process concreteness is a value. Tip #2: Be specific. When reaching out, know what you're applying for. Being very specific about what you're targeting will greatly increase your chances of moving forward. When reaching out to a recruiter, let them know that you have already applied for a certain position and that you also want to showcase some of your skills to them.
A Technical Application Process Requires An Appropriate Language - Tip #3: Use Technical Communication
The biggest tip with interviewing is technical communication. You want to ask clarifying questions before you even start coding. It's also important to state all the assumptions to make sure that you fully understand the parameters of the question. And lastly, you want to essentially think out loud. Show the interviewer how you want to solve the problem.
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Daniel has 8+ years of full lifecycle technical recruiting experience. If you are interested in a career at Thumbtack, you can connect with him on LinkedIn. Don’t forget to mention this video!
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