I love reading through the forums here, especially when we hear from someone who’s landed their first job as a result of FCC. I find it’s a great morale booster, and it’s useful to read through what they did to get to that stage.
However, I’m interested to hear from everyone who’s currently fighting to get that first job. What have you tried so far? What’s the closest you’ve gotten? How are you keeping yourself positive throughout it all?
I’ll kick it off. Been seriously applying for a month and a half now. At first I was getting nothing back, but then I had several companies express an interest at the same time. So far I’ve had two phone interviews, one of which didn’t go anywhere. And last week I had a face to face interview, which I thought went really well, but I’ve just found out they went with someone more experienced.
On the plus side I’ve had some useful feedback, and I’ve got another face to face this week. It’s hard dusting yourself off each time it doesn’t pan out, but I know it’ll be worth it in the end.
I started FCC in Feb 2016. Currently working through the back end cert. Here’s my portfolio-
So, how’s your job hunt going? What stage of the course are you at? What’s your portfolio look like?