2019 is upon us. Will this be the year you finally learn to code?
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Must You be a Software Engineer?
There is a common misconception that if you learn to code you are planning on being a software engineer. This is not the truth. I consider myself a software developer but I do not work as a software engineer. Coding does not translate directly to a job title. It’s about who you are and what you do, not who you work for or what they call you.
I recently had the privilege of chatting with RealToughCandy. She has created a lot of resources that help developers perform well land jobs in the industry. She was more than willing to create a blog post sharing one of her key tips. Don’t forget to follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Enjoy!
You just found your dream dev job at a company you’d love to work for – nice!
You glance over the requirements and are confident you’d be a perfect fit, so you get started tweaking your application materials.
Everything is looking good, so you hit the “submit” button. Now it’s time to sit back, relax, and wait for that callback from the company for an interview…right?
Well, not exactly.
While web developer jobs are diverse and plentiful, so are the candidates submitting their application materials. As a potential employee, it’s your job to stand out ahead of the pack. But with dozens and sometimes hundreds of people applying for that same job, how do you do that? Continue reading “Want software companies to call you back? Start doing this!”