Originally Posted by LostMyMap
Only thing I would add to this, as an employer. I am looking for someone who will fit in well on the team. In IT, there are some people that are brilliant at what they do, but have no people skills, and are just unpleasant to be around. I would rather take someone slightly less skilled that we can work with rather than someone who is just going to be a big downer and unpleasant. So, aside from skills, we are hiring a person.
Thanks. Well, I did add that I had people skills. I appeared very friendly, outgoing (although I am more quiet in "real" life) and maintained eye contact.
I wouldn't call myself brilliant but I have great people skills and I believe he saw that.