12 May 2016

How looks process of finding job as software developer part 1 : What I looking for and where to look

WARNINGS:
This is a NOT a professional advice.
It based on my personal experience only and resources that I read on internet.
It will contains many  grammar mistakes.
Please drink double espresso and energy drink as article is long and boring.

I LOOKING FOR ...
It is most important question.
What do you want to do?
Always start from this question... Seriously.

Describe what you would like to do and write it down.
  • List of languages and technologies that you want to use in new job. 
  • Consider other important things like minimum salary ( do research about salary depends on your experience/location and be REALISTIC about it!) , maximum commute distance , work hours , perks and so on 




WHERE TO LOOK ?



There are  few ways to look for job this days:

  1. Friends (best option)
  2. Companies website (specially,your dream companies )
  3. Job hunting Website ( specially offer by company ,not recruitment agency.
  4. LinkedIn is a great source  to gathering information about company and possibility to find which company recruiting at the moment ,but speaking of LinkedIn.
  5. job centre plus in theory (in UK) are  quite useless for professional jobs but It can be a good place  free advice,if you needed.
  6. Recruiters