“I see opportunity, I’m an opportunist!” – Young Jeezy
Jump on EVERY opportunity of interest you get from an employer
- I’ve had some really great company email me saying they wanted to interview, but I played it like a girl and waited a day to return their email because I was indecisive about working for them. Once I emailed them, they never responded. Moreover remember recruiters aren’t your friends. Don’t slack.
- Most companies that advertise positions for new grad most likely just want work horses for their mismanaged and overscheduled projects. I saw an Amazon listing that wanted new grads for a non-paid (the fuck!?) “internship” position. Amazon is notorious for imposing sweatshop conditions on young programmers.
- There is nothing wrong with having prepared answers to expected non-technical questions in your notes. Think before you speak, immediately answering nebulous ( if you could be an animal, which one would you choose?) questions shows a lack of thought.
Other then that I’ve been living life as usual. Here are some pics….