Today we invited Svetlana Bodrenkova to answer the following questions:
✔ Who gets hired, and who doesn’t get hired, for managerial positions?
✔ Internal or external hiring?
✔ Does a candidate really need technical expertise?
✔ Can an interview provide an accurate assessment of whether a candidate is suitable for a career in management?
Svetlana Bodrenkova is an interview expert and corporate coach at EPAM Systems.
She has 15 years of experience working in the IT sector, progressing from HR through to service management and then, in 2019, establishing herself as a corporate trainer.
She has been conducting training sessions in interview techniques since 2011 when she was working in HR. She then established and managed a corporate service, CV & Interview Support, which “trains” engineers on how to demonstrate their technical expertise to clients. Guidance is given on CV preparation and ‘rehearsals’ are conducted for candidates being interviewed for a project or a key position
Her areas of professional expertise and current training sessions include personnel recruitment, assessment and certification, intercultural communication, and team building.