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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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Chapter 5Finding Your Job

So far, everything I’ve discussed has been in your control. It has been about what you want and how you present your background. Now the rest of the world comes in to the picture. Now you must find the job.

Searching for a job can be frustrating as you run up against dead ends or exhaust the list of possibilities that you’ve found without finding what you want. There can be a feeling of dread when you come to the end of the job listings and you still haven’t found what you’re looking for. Fortunately, it’s usually not as bad as you fear. The sources of jobs are infinite if you spend enough time meeting new people, sending email, contacting friends, and searching the Web.

As you read this chapter, remember that ...

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