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When you are in a job search you don’t want to miss any opportunities. If a recruiter contacts you via LinkedIn, the usual next step is to send a current copy of your resume to them. Unfortunately, the interface makes it easy to fail to actually send the attachment.
Last Updated on 2 weeks by Christopher G Mendla
Many development positions require a coding challenge as part of the interview process. Some of these challenges can be time consuming. Here are some things to consider.
A degree from a university or certificate from a programming boot camp is a great start. Here are 3 things you will help you land a position as a developer and make life a little easier once you are in the position. .
There are some specific things you can do if you are seeking, or are in, a career in development: Establish and be active with Github, create an active Stack Overflow account and establish an account and be active with LinkedIn.
If you are in the field of development or programming, an overwhelming majority of employers will check your GitHub profile when considering you as a candidate. Here is a great way to make your GitHub profile page stand out.
Last Updated on 1 month by Christopher G Mendla
A job seeker can easily make a mistake by accepting a position requiring temporary relocation. Here are some of the pitfalls of which you need to be aware.
The true compensation for a position is not always apparent. When you are in the job market, you should be able to quantify the compensation. In addition to the compensation there are some intangible factors that should also be factored in.
Last Updated on 2 months by Christopher G Mendla
A focus on current remote job opportunities. This is the second in a series of tips related to the Coronavirus / Covid-19 / China Virus.
I am now into day 200 of my Great Job Search. I’m getting a steady influx of calls from recruiters. I’ve tweaked my job search a little. I apply a principle I call PEER to a lot of aspects of my life. It is Plan, Execute, Evaluate, Revise. There are a lot of variations of that methodology used by many people.
The temptation while in a job search mode is to do everything you can to land a new position. However, you might be letting your guard down and giving too much information to recruiters.
Keeping track of contacts and activity during a job search can be daunting. Here is a way to use the free version of Asana to help manage a job search