16. How to get hired at Apple – An interview with Jonathan
You don’t have to be a super computer nerd to make it in the tech industry, but as this episode’s guest will reveal, it certainly helps. All the way from Adelaide, Australia, special guest, Jonathan Mah, speaks to Jeff about his life long journey in the tech industry and how he landed his job at one of the big guns, Apple.
Sharing from his years of experience in the industry, Jonathan speaks about the importance of communication, establishing good connections and being in the habit of continually developing your skills and understanding. He also shares his top interview tips for those looking to apply.
If you’re seeking inspiration or tips on how to get a foot in the door, look no further. Jonathan lives and breathes computer science and shares some great advice on what you can do to further your chances of being hired.
TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE
- Don’t try to be clever in interviews – Start simple and work up from there.
- Never stop trying
- Keep up your skills in your own time