HOW TO SHOWCASE YOUR DEV SKILLS

NET|June 2020

HOW TO SHOWCASE YOUR DEV SKILLS
Aude Barral shares 5 top tips for landing your dream developer job

Developers, the validation of your technical skills will be what convinces a recruiter to hire you 90 per cent of the time. But when it comes to a job interview, how can you make yourself memorable (for all the right reasons)? Here we run through what recruiters are looking for and how to ensure you stand out during that all-important interview.

1 POLISH UP YOUR PROGRAMMER’S PORTFOLIO

A programmer’s portfolio is essential in any tech-recruiting process. It is your personal business card and enables you to showcase your coding skills through personal projects. In terms of format, you have options! You can go from single web pages to complex software projects. As a candidate, your portfolio will show your development level, your career goals and the skills you wish to acquire. It is also a way for a recruiter to examine your ability to explain your projects – good communication skills are always a prerequisite.

2 SHOWCASE YOUR GITHUB ACCOUNT

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June 2020