Karan found a job that needed two years of professional experience but as a recent Frontend Developer Career Path Graduate he didn't have any yet 😬 !
Equipped with a stunning portfolio and active GitHub profile, Karan applied anyway...
They practically hired him on the spot 🎉 proving these requirements don't always apply to the individual, and you should apply anyway!
Now Karan's learning lots while working on a project for a Fortune 500 company.
In this episode, you'll learn how Karan became a hireable programmer by helping others and what resources he used to crack the coding interview on his first try.
Please enjoy 🙌
- 00:00 Introduction
- 01:44 Karan talks about his new role
- 02:50 How did you learn to code well enough that you felt ready to start applying for jobs?
- 04:00 How did you structure your learning?
- 04:48 What was your job-hunting strategy?
- 07:04 What did your interview process look like?
- 12:20 Preview of next week's episode with Dylan Israel
- 14:22 How does a company test your personality or culture fit?
- 16:46 Karan got the job offer 15 minutes after his interview 🎉
- 17:20 Community
- 19:07 "Helping other people made me a good programmer"
- 22:00 Karan's advice to anyone looking for work
- 24:11 What resources helped you get the job the most?
- 26:15 Future of the Scrimba community with Alex
- Karan's portfolio
- The Tech Resume Inside Out by Gergely Orosz
- De-Coding The Technical Interview Process by Emma Bostian
- Best Web Dev Resources by Karan himself
Want to learn frontend development and secure your first technical job like Karan did? Enroll in the Scrimba Frontend Developer Career Path 🎉