Nailing Your Interview with Paige Niedringhaus - REACT 167

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January 5th, 2022

50 mins 19 secs

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About this Episode

So, you’ve followed up with a recruiter and have an interview scheduled tomorrow. Not sure what to do next besides print your resume? Don’t fret! In this episode, the guys sit down with Paige Niedringhaus to discuss the fundamentals of nailing your interview. They lay out the interview red flags that should scare you to your core, how to escape the “application blackhole”, and why the “STAR Method” is incredible for leaving an awesome impression.

“If you don’t feel like you qualify, apply anyway. If it sounds interesting, just apply.”

  • Paige Niedringhaus

In This Episode:
For real, though: Bootcamp or CS degree?
The interview red flags that should make you run far, far away
Why Paige focuses on her post-interview recovery and how to never take rejection personally
How Paige escaped the “application blackhole” and stood out from her colleagues
If you want to make a compelling argument for your experience, use the “STAR Method” to leave the interviewer asking for more

Links Mentioned:
Svelte Kit - https://kit.svelte.dev/
Rich Harris hired to Vercel - Vercel welcomes Rich Harris, creator of Svelte – Vercel
Lit HTML - lit-html

Roundtable Picks:
TJ - Motion One library : https://motion.dev/
Jack - Crafting Interpreters book - https://craftinginterpreters.com/
Paige - Recharts.js chart library: https://recharts.org/en-US/

Connect with Paige:
Website: https://www.paigeniedringhaus.com/
Twitter: twitter.com/pniedri