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Discussion on: How I got my first job in tech.

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Muhammad Hasnain • Edited

You said that applying to companies online is a waste of time but you put Linkedin in there. Could you please clarify what you mean by applying online? What platforms you used for applying to those companies?

I've successfully applied and got jobs, two of them online (except the current one, which is due to networking). Never used Linkedin either. P.S I'm self-taught, I don't have a degree and never attended any bootcamp or anything. If you have great projects, sometimes they can even overlook "lack" of experience.

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Heshie Brody Author

Applying directly on company websites. I had an extremely low success rate with that.

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Muhammad Hasnain

Can you please share what kind of messages you usually wrote to them via their website?

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Heshie Brody Author

I just applied via their careers page.

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Muhammad Hasnain

Interesting. For some reason, applying to their careers page landed me jobs.