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Prep Collaborative job hunt πŸ”—

Learning Objectives

Introduction

At CYF one of our greatest strengths is the community. To leverage this strength in job hunting, we work together. As a collective, it is easier to find and share job opportunities and help and support each other. Helping others doesn’t take anything away from you.

Collaborative Job Research Process

🎯 Goal: Get familiar with the process of collaborative job research, as you’ll do this in class. (10 minutes)

  1. Watch a video introducing the collective job form, and it’s importance
  2. Write two sentences, with no grammatical mistakes, about why collective job hunting is important and beneficial.

Prep Understanding employers needs πŸ”—

Learning Objectives

Introduction

Understanding employers’ needs plays a big role in your job search, application process, and interview. Seeing their side will help you improve your approach and make you a more suitable candidate.

Pros and Cons on hiring Junior Developers

🎯 Goal: To understand the employers’ perspective on hiring a Junior Developer (40 minutes)

  1. Read two sections in the article Why hire Junior Developers: Is it even worth it?
  • Common Misconceptions about Junior Developers
  • Benefits of Hiring Junior Developers
  1. Make notes, as you’ll need them in class.