Get Your First Developer Job

Finding the first developer job is very hard because most jobs advertised require 1-3 years of developing experience, decent portfolio and passing technical interviews.

I have been hiring developers for years and I know what is important for employers to hire a candidate. I will share the job finding tips and trick in this course.

Basir JD – Programming Teacher

Step 1 Create Portfolio

1. Gather information about yourself

  • Write a 30 words pitch to introduce yourself
  • Languages and technologies you have learned
  • Lastest projects you have done
  • Your employment history
  • Educational background
  • Awards you have got

2. Clone My Resume Template

Step 2 Enrich Portfolio

1. Join to Amazona Bootcamp

  • Visit Bootcamp page

Step 3 Seek Jobs

1. Job seeking in LinkedIn

  • Create an account in

2. reverse recruiting

  • reverse recruiting on LinkedIn, which is basically looking up recruiters at companies I’d be interested in working at and sending a connection request with a note about how I’d love to talk more about a specific opening. It’s a well-known practice that yields much higher response rates than blind applications.

Step 4: Pass Interview

1. Prepare for interview

  • Read company website