Planning out your questions for an interview within the field of IT can be tricky, especially if you don't have knowledge in that area. It's important to plan ahead and make sure that you are able to determine the skill-level of the candidate through the correct questions. In this article, we've put together some example job interview questions for IT to give you inspiration for your next IT interview.
Phone interviews are essential for determining if a candidate could be a good fit for the position and worth the time and effort of an in-person interview. In the case of IT, it’s important to figure out if the candidate has had some experience with the technical applications that will be required for the role. However, the phone interview could be conducted by someone who does not have advanced IT knowledge, as long as they are able to get a general feeling for the candidate's experience.
In the in-person interview, it will be more crucial to determine the skill-level of the candidate in relation to the skills needed for that position. For this reason, it is recommended that there be a recruiter or an employee with these skills in the interview as well.
The interview should include questions based off the skill-level required for the position. For entry-level positions, the questions may be more general and aimed at what the candidate has learned during their education. The higher the position, the more specific the questions should get.
We’ll be using a front-end developer position as our example in this post, but the questions will need to be tweaked for other positions in IT. This list is to help you imagine what types of questions to ask for each skill level.
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