They are famous in the weblog world -- known as the "JobsBloggers
" Gretchen Ledgard and Zoe Goldring give lots of tips on how to get hired at Microsoft.
Since every team we've interviewed lately says they have jobs open, we thought it would be fun to talk about what the interview process is like.
In this interview we talk about how to get noticed and resume tips.
Gretchen works in the talent acquisition and engagement organization -- you can think of her as a "Community Program Manager" for Microsoft Technical Recruiting.
Zoe keeps her eye out for software development engineers, testers, program managers, and other technical people.
The tips talked about here are focused on
core technical positions
Another site, in addition to the JobsBlogs, that has tons of information for people who want to work at Microsoft is
Chris Sells' "Interviewing at Microsoft"
In this video she gives a great tip: don't drink coffee! (One candidate spilled an entire cup in her office).