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Ruben Rivera Stafford, VA

Hello everyone. I just finished my degree in Software Development and Security and started applying for jobs and job searching in on itself si a bit overwhelming. I had an interview and it was a disaster. I've had interviews before and they weren't this bad; having said that I will say that there were some contributing factors. The recruiter's video wasn't working, then my phone wasn't working then I had to switch phones so I was already irritated, yeah talk about handling situations under pressure lol. Anyways I was breathing hard, I didn't use the STAR method for behavioral questions, and couldn't answer technical part either so it was bad. I know there are videos and tutorials but I would love to talk to someone in the field and get some guidance on interviewing, or good resources because I am rusty. I know I can get to a good solid foundation but again it's just overwhelming the information overloading. Maybe prefferably someone in software development or tech or just anyone with good experience with this or resources with tech in mind dealing with interviews. Thank you for any advice

5 September 2023 2 replies General



Ramesh Nyathani Schaumburg, IL

Hi Ruben,
I think the information shared by Richard should help you however I am one of the mentor for ACP, can help you further if you like to understand the opportunities and preparations for IT Jobs.
Please connect on LinkedIn at


Richard Byrne Hillsborough, NJ

One possibility is to do some more interviews & get practice that way?

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Watch some YouTube videos on Interviewing.

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Interview Training.

These folks seem to target veterans

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