You’re pretty satisfied with your current role but you still want to keep an eye on
the market, just in case other interesting opportunities pop up.
You’ve been sent job descriptions from recruiters but you can’t distinguish one “exciting opportunity” from the next and job listings don't reveal very much about the nature of the role & the team.
You like the idea of getting deeper insights into a company but you can’t justify
the cost and time involved in attending the specialised tech jobs fairs that pop up.
Maybe you’ve been to one or two in the past and found them too noisy & too busy and that it was difficult to engage in a meaningful discussion with a relevant person?
Maybe you’ve been impressed by a technical presentation given by a peer at a tech meetup?
You like the sound of the work they’re doing in their team but you aren’t sure about
their working culture, their perks, etc.?
You aren’t entirely comfortable asking the presenter this in an open setting.
OK, so you are probably an experienced software engineer and not a tech graduate.
Do you know what makes you happy at work? And what are the things you
What are your professional and personal values? Do you maybe identify with some of these scenarios?
Are you happy in your current role?
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Not satisfied in your current role? Why not check other teams and find the one that
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Are you browsing through careers pages and job descriptions only to find that
the listings don't reveal very much about the nature of the role &
Maybe you can't distinguish one "exciting opportunity" from the next?
You're already up the walls with work on your current job & you're
struggling to find a gap in your day to take an hour-long tech screening call.
You think it might be worth your while taking a call, but how can you be sure?
Are you being asked to jump through hoops for a company you really aren't sure about?
Bubble sort this data. Consume and present data from that API.
Yes, I can do that but, first, couldn't you tell me about how your agile processes work? Your tech stack? The scope for career growth?
You find yourself at the end of college, university or a coding bootcamp.
What should you do next? How will you find a role that interests you?
You are wondering where can you even discover all the companies that have tech departments.
You are attending job fairs and events, collecting and studying booklets,
browsing careers pages and graduate job descriptions. Your head is about to
There are so many opportunities and you are not sure how to distinguish one from another anymore.
You started to go for interviews but questions arise in your head.
What is it really like to work in this company and team? Do they have a
culture of support & mentorship? What is my career progress going to look like?
Maybe you don't feel comfortable asking all of these questions during the interview?
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