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Career Coach Chad Bostick on Getting Hired as a Junior Developer

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Getting hired as a junior dev is tough. Companies don't want to place their bets on a developer with no formal experience when they're trying to iterate quickly and get things done.

However, you can do a lot as a junior developer to make yourself more attractive to hiring managers.

In this episode, Chad shares his experience as a Developer and Career Coach and tells us his tips for the job search.

Show Notes:

  • 1:20 - Advice for Career Changers
  • 3:20 - Having an Abundance Mindset
  • 5:40 - Networking and Meetups

  • 8:40 - Advice for Introverts and Dealing with Social Anxiety
  • 15:10 - Giving Lightning Talks
  • 17:26 - Resume content
  • 22:40 - Should you stylize your resume?
  • 28:30 - Portfolio sites
  • 34:25 - Negotiating Salary
  • 47:00 - 'Do you have any questions for us?' The end of the interview
  • 54:04 - Nerd Minute!
  • 1:02:00 - Career Design Patterns