As strong as the CIO job market is, competition for these positions is fierce. "There are fewer tables and fewer seats at those tables," says Shawn Banerji, a recruiter with Russell Reynolds Associates' information officers practice. "You don't have Bear Stearns. You don't have Lehman Brothers. There's huge consolidation in the healthcare and media industries, as well, so competition for these roles is much steeper than in the past."
Consequently, CIOs who become contenders for these jobs face an . To help you prepare for CIO job interviews, CIO.com explains what to expect at each round--from the questions you should ask and the ones you'll need to answer, to mistakes that will crush your chances of landing the job.
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