Highlights in a Technical Interview for Junior Candidates Recently, someone who is seeking their first opportunity in the development field asked me for advice on what to study or what certifications to obtain to stand out in a job interview. I didn’t respond immediately and took some time to think, as the landscape has changed significantly since I was a Junior Developer. So, I came up with a list of 7 topics that I believe make a difference for someone at this professional stage and would catch my attention during an interview process.