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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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Dig In to What You’re Looking For

Now that we have a foundation to understand your motivations, let’s look at possible factors that go into your vision of what a job should be. I’m going to list a dozen or so motivators and conditions that may or may not enter into your decision-making process about the job hunt. This list is only partial, because I can’t possibly know your situation, or anyone else’s. The list shows some of the more common ones, but they’re starting points. You have to examine your own situation, your own life, and your own ideals.

“Should” puts others in control of your life.

As you examine your life, your job, and your job hunt, be wary of the word should cropping up in your thoughts. It’s an insidious word that can steer ...

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