Care and Feeding of a Healthy Job Hunt

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Accepted Session
Short Form
Beginner
Scheduled: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 11:00 – 11:45am in B204

Excerpt

A job hunt can be a demoralizing and dehumanizing process, but there are a lot of things which you can do to make it more productive and less stressful.

Description

Perhaps you’re bored at your current job. Perhaps you’re new to the tech job market. Perhaps your company lost funding and you were laid off.

There are a million reasons why, but one common element: Sometimes we all have to play the job hunt game.

From unresponsive recruiters to pointless interview questions, a job hunt can be a demoralizing and dehumanizing process, but there are a lot of things which you can do to make it more productive and less stressful.

  • What do you really what to be when you grow up?
  • Career development: It’s your job
  • Resume and Cover Letter dos and don’ts
  • Organize Organize Organize
  • You rule the interview

Tags

career, job hunt

Speaking experience

I've spoken at OSB for the past three? four? years? Many, anyway. As well, I've spoken at OSCON, FOSSETCON, etc.

Speaker