DEV Community

Danish Saleem
Danish Saleem

Posted on

Mistakes To Avoid During Technical Interview

Technical interviews can be a mind wracking experience for candidates. Sometimes the candidates do not know what is the reason for not passing the interview and keep repeating the same mistake in other interviews.

Therefore, enlisted below are mistakes that you must avoid during a technical interview:

Being Impolite

Often in the technical interview, the interviewer asks some program or question to your solution.

If they pretend to not understanding the solution purposely you should stay calm and answer all their question calmly and appropriately.

Do not bring your attitude in between and start getting irritated. Be nice and polite to them during the interview and try to handle the situation calmly

Pretending to be Know-it-All

It is okay to not know everything. Companies always hire the honest people. Therefore, avoid using buzzwords and then get caught sometimes and get embarrassed.

Just be honest with your answers and if you don’t know anything then accept it that you don’t know about it.

Giving too Much Detail of the Question Asked

If any question is being asked which you know to a certain extent, then try to answer it shortly and briefly.

Do not start answering questions from the origin (a long answer).

Try to answer the question according to the expectation of the interviewer only. Providing much detail on the simple short answer will create a bad impression on your part as wasting time and also your nervousness.

Not Asking Questions

If often happens that the candidate interprets the question differently and ends up giving the answer that the interviewer does not expect. This creates the wrong impression and also may deduct your points. Better you clarify questions properly before answering.

Also, try to ask the questions regarding the company to some extent. This will show your interest in the job and the company creating a good impression.

Forgetting the Requirement

You should pay the most attention to the requirements of the job as the interviewer always select the candidate who is the best for the job rather than the one having more skills.

Therefore, knowing the requirements of the company and job and making the interviewer believe you know that all will increase your chances to select in the interview.

Bad Communication Skills

Many candidates don't pay attention to their communication but in reality, the interviewer focus most on the communication of the interviewer.

Also, many candidates make mistakes in the articulation while answering the question of the interviewer. Also, many times the etiquette is taken most care.

For example, Greeting the interviewer and eye contact with the interviewer.

Let's connect 💜

You can follow me on Twitter, Instagram & GitHub

If you like this post. Kindly support me by Buying Me a Coffee

Buy Me a Coffee

Discussion (0)