TechNET Immersive deals in the business of supply and demand; every day we work with clients and candidates who are searching for the perfect applicant, or the perfect role. We understand the intricacies of the process, from CV Writing to short listing, interviewing to role fulfilment.
The following is a guide intended to offer professional insight and career advice to all potential candidates. While some of it may seem elementary, it is practical and useful information that is always worth revisiting prior to any job search.
How you write your CV is crucial to the employer. It must contain key elements that reflect why you are the best fit for the job. In order for your CV to be effective and have a lasting impact on the employer it is essential that your CV is tailored to the specific career you wish to be employed in and outlines unique aspects about yourself – both professionally and academically. The key elements you want to exhibit are;
– A concise and well-structured layout
– Adapted for the job you are applying for
– Exemplary grammar and spelling
– Highlight Uniqueness
Please follow our CV writing advice for details on writing the best CV.
While it seems like an obvious statement, it is surprising how many people fail at the initial step. Understanding the role and company you are applying for is the best form of preparation; being confident in these areas will enable you to ask the right questions once in the interview.
Before you go to the interview gather information about the company through:
– The internet
– Careers Service
– Company Brochures
– Press exposure
– Commercial Library
– Financial Information
Coming to your interview with knowledge of the company will set you apart from other applicants.
The Tech immersive industry has grown ever more competitive over the years, resulting in an outpouring of new ideas and knowledge. Therefore, it is vital that you apply the best form of preparation in order to demonstrate your confidence in your area of expertise and your ability to apply attention to detail. This will enable you to ask the right sort of questions once in the interview room. Researching the company will also be beneficial as it will show that you have considered your own personable suitability to the job you are applying for.
It is important to have a stock of questions to ask the employer, as this will display your keen interest in the position – as well as giving you a sense of whether the job is right for you. The kind of questions you might ask are:
– What will the role entail?
– Where do you see me in 6 months?
– How would you describe the culture of the company?
At the interview:
Once you are at the interview, it is all down to presentation and performance. How you present yourself, and the impression you make on the employer, is the single most crucial factor to you securing the position.
How you present yourself both physically and orally can have an impact on the employer. That is why it is important to know what sort of questions to expect, such as the following:
– How would you approach our project if you are starting from scratch?
– What interests you about VR development?
– What work are you most proud of and why?
– How do you test a VR/AR experience?
– Are there specific platforms you prefer working with? If so, why?
– How would you best describe your style of work?
– Where do you see the future of Immersive technology?
– What are your biggest strengths and weaknesses?
– What can you bring to our company?
By having an idea of the sort of questions you might be asked will enable you to give the interviewer pertinent answers with confidence.
Inevitably the employer will eventually ask “Have you any questions?”. How you respond to this could be the clincher for success. This will be the opportunity for you to show that you are fully prepared for both the interview and the job you are applying for.
The sort of questions you might want to ask are:
– What are my career prospects within your company?
– Do you offer training schemes?
– Are there wage incentive schemes?
– Are there opportunity for travel prospects?
— Are there opportunities for transfers within the company? Be it global or international?
— Do you anticipate the company’s expansion?