I'm a recent Fullstack Academy graduate. Any advice for job searches would be greatly appreciated😁


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Hey @donnasayos Happy to share any tips and guidance - I offer them through my email list and also on a short zoom call. There's a LOT to mention related to the job search, so if you can share your most current challenge I'd be happy to provide feedback on that. You can sign up to the list here:
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Make your own little apps and put them in the app store. I do this, and the side income is awesome, plus it shows potential clients your work in a tangible way.Also -- you're a dev now. You're highly in demand haha. Just start applying to any entry-level dev position. You'll land something ;)
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Hi! I work at Fidelity and we are always looking for developers! It's a great company. Check out
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Hi @donnasayos, if you're having any challenges with job searching, here are a few job search best practices I'd consider:- Determine what support system you have in place to help you be effective throughout your job search -- Most people feel they have to go it alone and end up guessing where to spend their time versus leveraging a coach, mentor, peer or other tools and resources to be strategic- Most importantly is understanding how/where to spend your time wisely -- its not all about the online apps but networking is a critical component, as well as balancing some time for other key activities in job search (virtual events, thought leadership, research, reflection, etc)- Determine your accountability plan to make sure you're staying on top of your goals & staying organized- Reflect on how things are going on a weekly basis to iterate & improve your approach and thus your outcomes-Be sure not to approach the job in a transactional, check-the-box sort of way -- see networking and interviews as a mirror into the job you would land and an opportunity for two-way assessment of fit- Consider how many roles/industries you're applying to-- this may be a sign that you'd want to take a step back and pursue career exploration to clarify your ideal fit direction; career clarity will help make your search more efficient, targeted, and effective- Don't ignore your self care to ensure your mindset is staying resilient during your search Additionally, I’m linking a blog on the exercises you can do each week to reflect and assess your job search so that you can strengthen your approach to more efficiently landing a fitting role —, I’m Rachel, a Career Coach. I’d be happy to discuss this further if you want to hop on a call -- check my profile for how to book time with me. I’m here to help! Talk soon!