More preparation for Interviews
One of the most common questions used to
open an interview is "Can you tell me / us something about yourself?"
Here's a movie about interview questions in general. The first one
they deal with is "Tell me about yourself."
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- This link is to a website called
Hitequest, which says it's a
source for "Hi-Tech interview questions". It offers lots of interesting
information for engineers of different types and gets involved in some
pretty technical stuff.
another movie with some excellent ideas about
answering this crucial first question.
It's pretty long - and so is the sample answer he gives - but he really
explains the topic well. I also like his voice, his dialect, and that he
has a cat talking in the background (at 1:48!).
Homework -> Prepare
a reply for the question
"Can you please tell me / us something
This exercise will be filmed, but
there's no grade. It's being done to help
you get ready for the graded exercises.
- interview exercise.
Choose a question from the list we looked at last time and prepare an
answer. In the next class we'll start making the videos. You can use
notes, but you can't "read" your answer.