Aug 08, 2018 - 05:42 AM
As you build your new resume, you need to focus on your transferrable skills. This could include strong communication, organization, and eye for details. You may also want to point out how you gained these transferrable skills. Did you take a development workshop or training?
Depending on how well your previous achievements and experiences translate to your new career focus, you may need to change up the format of your document. Chronological resumes showcase experience above skills and education. Now that your experience doesn't perfectly match up with what you want to do, you may want to shift the focus to your skills and education. You can use a functional or hybrid resume layout to achieve this goal.
Mar 18, 2019 - 08:15 PM
- expanded your skill set.
- contributed substantially to development projects, taking on a role of leadership.
- adapted to developer culture.
The more indepth conversations will likely start with the old standby, " tell me about yourself." Be ready to discuss your current title and role, your major accomplishments as a tester and prospective developer, and how you anticipate applying your background to a developer role.
And, don’t neglect to mention soft skills (especially communication and customer service skills), as well as any in-depth industry or product expertise.