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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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It’s All About the People

Before you start googling for java jobs Cleveland, before you start building systems to keep track of search engine hits and RSS feeds of job boards, and so on, stop and remember the most important aspect of finding the job.

Your most important tool in finding a job is relationships with other people. The best way to use that tool is with direct conversation. In all your search activities, prefer to work directly with other people. When working with others, choose a phone conversation over email and a face-to-face discussion over a phone conversation.

For geeks who prefer to work with computers or to have conversations over email or IM, this can be a daunting proposition, but it’s one you must make happen, for a ...

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