Common Mistakes to Avoid When Trying to Get a Job in Tech

March'24 - Issue #52

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Our 52nd issue will be about common mistakes people often make when trying to secure a job.

Here are three common mistakes people often make when trying to secure a job in the tech industry:

  1. Over-relying on online job applications: In today's competitive job market, simply applying for positions online may not yield the desired results. Instead, prioritizing networking and establishing a presence in the industry can be more fruitful avenues.

  2. Creating only generic projects: While starting with basic projects like to-do or calendar apps is a good learning exercise, candidates should aim to develop more complex and innovative projects. Building solutions to real-world problems showcases practical skills and enhances interview discussions.

  3. Following trends blindly: It's tempting to focus solely on learning technologies that are currently popular. However, aligning learning efforts with industry demand is crucial. Understanding what skills are truly in demand can lead to more targeted learning and better job prospects.

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