Landing and Keeping a Job at a Web Development Firm

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Landing and Keeping a Job at a Web Development Firm

  1. 1. Landing & Keeping a Job at a Web Development Firm DrupalCamp Atlanta Oct 1, 2011 Glenn Hilton imagexmedia.com/glenn
  2. 2. Tweeting: @glennhilton @imagex_media
  3. 3. Tips for landing the job Learning From Craigslist Personals…
  4. 4. Work on buildingup chips…
  5. 5. Brand yourself online:
  6. 6. Go where the agencies are: 
  7. 7. Show off your work:
  8. 8. Contribute to the community. • Participate in forums • Help on sprints • Build something and submit it
  9. 9. Develop an expertise
  10. 10. Enter competitions, submit to galleries,award sites, etc
  11. 11. Do your homework… • READ job postings! • Go through proper channels • Customize your communications • Proofread carefully 
  12. 12. Read it one more time...
  13. 13. Don’t Over Do It…
  14. 14. Get your foot in the door. • Ask for a short contract or internship • Request referrals • Follow up
  15. 15. Tips for keeping your job Think long term • Be realistic • Follow through • Don’t bail
  16. 16. Communicate • Learn to listen • Be proactive • Be consistent
  17. 17. Be Industrious • Solve your own problems • Help others solve theirs too
  18. 18. Innovate •Stay ahead of the curve •Contribute good ideas
  19. 19. Manage your time. • Plan well • Think cushion
  20. 20. Go Above and Beyond
  21. 21. What tips have you found to behelpful to land or keep a job? Glenn Hilton - @glennhilton imagexmedia.com/glenn
  22. 22. About ImageXOpportunities:•Jobs - imagexmedia.com/aboutKeep in Touch:•Facebook.com/imagexmedia•Twitter.com/imagex_media

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