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Creative professionals have a habit of carrying a portfolio with them for interviews, but The Daily Muse advises every type of job-seeker to have a body of work prepared — unlike a portfolio, one you leave behind with the hiring manager.
Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Ballmer (recently replaced by Satya Nadella is generally viewed as rather less geeky than founder Bill Gates. But there’s one area of his career where he clearly embraced the geek approach: using a spreadsheet to ensure he balanced work with other commitments.
Another addition to the killer interview questions list to prepare for: what would your previous boss want to change about you?.
So there’s a myth that pervades the IT profession. Allegedly, no-one ever loses their job as the result of new and more efficient technology being introduced. Instead, those staff members are always transferred into newer and more exciting roles where they can be creative and exciting and deliver “value to the business”. Yeah, right.