🔗 An Engineering Leader’s Job Search Algorithm

💼 An Engineering Leader’s Job Search Algorithm If you do nothing else from this guide, please: Use employee referrals to get your application noticed. Participate in practice interviews to level up your interviewing skills. Always negotiate your offer. Remember that job searching is hard, but your new team is excited to have you join–they just don’t know it yet! Communicating Impact For each job on your resume, you’ll want one or more bullet points that outline what action you took, what you achieved, the impact it had, and perhaps the tech that was used....

March 18, 2024 · 2 min · 279 words

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(via What’s wrong with this picture? | Code.org ) Computer science is a top paying college degree and computer programming jobs are growing at 2x the national average . Less than 2.4% of college students graduate with a degree in computer science. And the numbers have dropped since last decade. See also Promote Computer Science | Code.org

March 27, 2014 · 1 min · 57 words

🔗 If You Don’t Design Your Career, Someone Else Will | LinkedIn

If You Don’t Design Your Career, Someone Else Will | LinkedIn Step 1: Review the year, month by month. Step 2: Ask, “What is the news?” Look over your list and reflect on what is really going on. Step 3: Ask “What would I do in my career if I could do anything?” Step 4: Go back and spend a bit more time on Step 3. Step 5: Write down six objectives for next year and place them in priority order....

January 2, 2013 · 1 min · 109 words

🔗 XWP vs. JAP | Michael O.Church

XWP vs. JAP | Michael O.Church Enter the “X.W.P.” distinction, which is the alternative to being a “J.A.P.” [Just A Programmer] It means an “X Who Programs”, where X might be an entrepreneur, a researcher, a data scientist, a security specialist, a quant, or possibly even a manager. If you’re an XWP, you can program, and quite possibly full-time, but you have an additional credibility that is rooted in something other than software engineering....

August 28, 2012 · 1 min · 74 words

📜 Informáticos, médicos e padres: onde vão ouvem sempre “olhe lá, já

Informáticos, médicos e padres: onde vão ouvem sempre “olhe lá, já agora…” Hugo Ferreira (in Facebook )

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