Networking & Job Searching

 

Tips on reaching out to HR reps and Hiring managers

Applying for jobs is only half of Job searching. The other skill to learn is networking. Whether that’s reaching out to hiring managers on LinkedIn, or connecting with your circle of influence about opportunities. Don’t be shy to ask if they know of anyone hiring software engineers. Here’s a guide to get you started.

 

Video Resources

Utilizing LinkedIn to Launch Your Career

Tips to Using Indeed

 

Job Titles Used for Searches

You can access an Excel Document that shares all of the possible titles and tech specific jobs that you can utilize in your searches. That information can be found here.

 

Interviewing: Soft Skill Preparation

  • Soft skills interviews help the employer to determine if an applicant’s skills, experience and personality meet the job’s requirements. It also helps the employer assess whether an applicant would be a good fit for the company’s culture.
  • Tips for Interviewing 
  • Interviewing Tips and Tricks
  • When you are preparing for graduation or if you need additional practice, please schedule a time to conduct your soft skill practice interview to receive feedback and assistance to support your continual growth. You can schedule this practice interview by reaching out to careerservices@bottega.edu.

 

Interviewing: Technical Skill Preparation

With career building, technical interviews are a crucial part of the process. Technical interviews allow interviewers to assess candidates’ technical skills, problem-solving abilities and critical thinking processes.
  • How to Prepare: 
When you are preparing for graduation or if you need additional practice, please schedule a time to conduct your technical practice interview to receive feedback and assistance. You can schedule this practice interview by reaching out to careerservices@bottega.edu.