This article contains a snippet from my booklet: Landing IT Jobs Made Easy
Embarking on the journey from the lecture halls of the university to the dynamic realm of IT can be both exhilarating and daunting.
If you’re just out of college, the jump to the real IT world is a mix of challenges and coolopportunities. And for those switching from a completely different sector, it’s a bit likestarting a new adventure - exciting but maybe a bit nerve-wracking. The trick? Keep it real. Set some doable expectations.
In this chapter, we’ll explore the intricacies of making this leap, whether you’re a recentgraduate forging your path or someone looking to pivot from a different career.
Step 1: building your CV
The first thing you want to focus on is building your CV. And here’s the trick:
thou shalt not have a single résumé.
Ideally, every time you send an application for a job, it will be evaluated against the set ofrequirements and expectations. Most of the time, whoever is doing this evaluation will beusing some kind of automation to filter out CVs. Moreover, they might not even be technicalpeople, which means that all the jargon we love might make absolutely no sense to them.
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