Hack Your Job Search
This book is your map to landing software developer interviews. Read and work through the action plans and accompanying workbook pages as industry authorities Jennifer Bailey and Tim Condon help you launch your tech career. By Tim Condon & Jenn Bailey.
Who is this for?
This book is for newly qualified software developers seeking to land their first interviews in the field. That said, anyone seeking a tech job can learn from the expertise shared here.
- Evaluating Your Experience
- Deciding on Your Must-Haves
- Understanding What Kinds of Jobs Are Available
- Researching the Market
- Deciding Where to Apply
- Perfecting Your Resume, GitHub & LinkedIn Profiles
- Finding Unlisted Opportunities
- Getting on Recruiters’ Radar
- Passing Automated Screens
- Growing Your Professional Network
- Building in Public
- Building Your Tech Skills While Sharing What You Learn
- Troubleshooting to Bounce Back Even Stronger
Learn the entire process to land software developer interviews for jobs you actually want and are qualified to get. Understand how to research the market, prepare standout application materials, get noticed by reputable recruiters and pass automated screens. Build your skills, network and portfolio while raising your profile. Troubleshoot and...more
Before You Begin
This section tells you a few things you need to know before you get started, such as what you’ll need for hardware and software, where to find the project files for this book, and more.
Section I: Getting Tactical About Your Job Search
The first section of this book focuses on practical steps you can take to find the right mobile developer job for you. In this section, you’ll find chapters that cover a variety of topics to help you make informed decisions about your job search.
“Getting Tactical About Your Job Search” is designed to provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to confidently and effectively navigate the job search process and land your first interview in the industry.
Section II: Standing Out From the Crowd
The second half of this book focuses on helping you differentiate yourself from other job candidates and make a strong impression on potential employers.
“Standing Out From the Crowd” is designed to empower you to showcase your unique qualifications and demonstrate why you should be the top choice for the role among the pool of job candidates, giving you an edge in a competitive tech job market.