There are many options to getting your education, but before you do, make sure this is the right type of career for you. The last thing you want is to spend time and money getting into something only to find a couple of months or years down the road that you are in the wrong career.
When you find someone that will speak with you, make sure you create a series of questions to ask beforehand, so you get the most out of your time speaking with the developer. By being prepared you won’t waste your time or theirs.
For a greater understanding of this career choice, have a look at the resources included in this post, organized in sections for your convince.
Sections Included In This Post:
- A Day In The Life of A Developer
- Getting The Job
- The Job Interview
- TV Shows and Movies Related To Programing
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This section offers an overview of what you can expect from this career. Spend some time on the resources to get an overview of what to anticipate from this career. Included in these resources you may find trends, statistics, forecast, and historical information.
If you’re going to spend time and money to get into this career, you want to make sure that you’re getting into something that will be around in a few years.
For example, you don’t want to get into a dying career. Why would you invest time and money to get into something that might not be around in a few years? For more on dying careers see “Dying Professions You Should Avoid”
Below are the resources for this section:
This section offers tips and insights for issues you should know about before investing time and money to get into this career. A lot of the tips come from people who have experience and reveal the issues they have experienced. Look at the resources I found interesting for this section.
A Day In The Life of A Developer
In this section, people share their work experiences. You can get an overview of what your life could be like if you decide to pursue this career.
Keep in mind that everyone’s experience differs. But it’s always good to get different points of view that may reveal issues you haven’t considered.
Have a look at the resources I have selected that offer an overview of what your day may be like if you choose this career.
This section offers the traits associated with someone who is a professional and successful in this career.
In this section, you can get an idea of the pay you can expect if you decide to choose this career.
Keep in mind different areas of the country offer different salaries and pay is related to the cost of living in the area. Another key issue is the demand for and competition for this type of work.
Check the “Job Opportunities” near the end of this page and you may be able to find the demand and pay for this job in your area.
Getting The Job
This section includes going through the hiring process and how to prepare for your job interview that will increase your chances of landing the job.
In the section, you’ll find tips and resources related to creating a resume for this career.
Submitting your resume is the first part of the job application process.
It’s also one of the most important steps of the process because it’s the first thing that a hiring manager sees. If your resume is weak or has red flags, you will have no chance to get an interview.
Have a look at the samples provided that will help you create a resume to grab the attention of the hiring manager.
If you knew the questions that were going to be asked during a job interview, you would have more time to think about the answers and prepare for those questions.
This section offers some of the common questions that are asked during an interview for this type of career.
Take some time to go over them so that you’ll have time before your interview to consider your answers to questions that may be asked during your interview.
The Job Interview
This section offers tips and insights to help you have a successful interview. If you don’t do well during the interview, your chances of getting the job are next to none.
Take the time to go over the resources I have selected for this section that can help you have a successful interview and land the job.
This section offers tools and resources that can help you perform your job effectively. Take some time to go over the resources and see if any of these tools can help make your job easier and more productive.
With any career you choose, it’s always a good idea to have a strong knowledge of the terminology used in the industry.
Have a look at the resources I have selected that up for terms you need to be familiar with if you are pursuing this career.
This section offers available quotes online related to this career. Quotes are a great way that people convey a perspective in a few words.
Have a look at the resources below for popular quotes related to this career.
In this section, you’ll find tips and insights related to this career that may come in handy if you decide to pursue this career.
Have a look at the resources I have included for this section.
Below you’ll find a collection of blogs I have selected that are related to this career and will help you stay up-to-date and in touch with your industry.
Staying in touch with industry news makes you more knowledgeable, and this knowledge will show in your job.
Have a look at the list below to follow the blogs that appeal to you.
This section list professional you can follow online and benefit from the tips, insights, and advice they have to offer.
Have a look at the list to see who you want to follow and build your connections related to your career choice.
TV Shows and Movies Related To Programing
You can learn a lot from TV shows and movies. I learn a lot from watching. Also, there is a lot of research that goes into good movies, so you get a good overview while you are enjoying the show.
Have a look at the resources for TV shows and movies I have selected for this section.
This section allows you to see current job openings related to this career choice. You’ll get an idea of the job duties required as well as the pay.
Take some time to go over the opportunities to get an overview of today’s demand for this type of job.
This section offers ideas for work in this field but as your own boss. You can provide information and services.
Each idea links to another page that goes into detail with resources that can give you a head start in this industry. Have a look at the ideas below.
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By looking through the table of contents you can gain a lot of insight as to the areas you may want to look into that you haven’t considered.
I recommend spending some time on the news, tweets, and any available videos that can offer you the latest on what’s happening.