About the Book
So many people entering the software industry hit the same wall. Getting that first job can be tough. There is so much advice out there about how to get a job ranging from portfolios, resumes, how to dress, and what you should know before you apply. It is an overwhelming experience that leaves many wondering if they have what it takes.
"Land the Job" teaches the skills required to get that first job. It contains practical advice that has been used by the author and his students for nearly a decade. This book is a map through a process that has remained too uncharted for too long. Some of the items explored in detail:
- A comprehensive and tested approach to job-hunting
- Creating resumes and cover letters that get interviews
- Interviewing techniques and tricks
- Building portfolios
- Negotiating salaries