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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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What to Find Out About a Potential Job

When you’ve found a job that looks like it’s interesting, the search is only half over. Now the research phase begins.

Don’t even think about pursuing a job lead without researching as much as you can about the company. You have two big questions to answer about the company:

  • Does it seem likely that I would want to work for this company?

  • How does the company make money, and how do I help it make more money? Corrolary: what questions do I need to ask before the interview to find out the answer so I am prepared?

Are You Likely to Want This Job?

The first question is to determine whether it’s worth pursuing the company at all. If you don’t think it’s likely you’ll want to take the job, then don’t waste ...

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