24: Making Connections

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Things Mentioned

Listener Questions

What should people do to prepare for getting a new job? - @mcmahonial

  • Be honest on your resume, keep things short and sweet.
  • Paul's resume breaks almost every rule where he doesn't use a cover letter, doesn't use a lot of buzzwords
  • Use tools like hired or job boards to see what's out there - do your research!
  • As best you can, pick and choose who you apply to for work - Vet your future employers!
  • Check in with employees of a company that you might want to work for - Look for signs of burnout or stress.
  • Check out conferences and meetups if you can - they're a great way to meet people and make connections in the industry (connections <=> jobs).

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