How I Landed A Real-World Dev Job In 6 Months

@tomraley It’s very cool I like your animations, and I actually learned something new when I saw you had google analytics. I might have to try that out! Happy coding!

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Hi Tom,

Thank you very much for sharing your story with us. In one month I’ll finish my Web Developer Course at General Assembly and I’m a bit worried about finding a job. I live in London and I’m looking for a job opportunity in the industry. What’s your advice about the next steps that I should take?
Thank you very much.

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Nice portfolio! I’m also feeling stuck at my current job and have been spending nights trying to learn. Your story gives me hope that it will be worth it. I’d love access to the code in github

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You got this. If you’re feeling stuck enough, that’ll keep you motivated throughout your journey. Eyes on the prize as they say.

All the code for all my projects is up on my github: github.com/Tom-Raley. Happy to answer any questions, they are all still very much works in progress!

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Great story, I have a similar situation: entry level job with no sense where my future is headed.

One day I hope to have a success story and land my dream job.

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Thank you for sharing! Your story is very encouraging!

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Great story! It’s very inspiring!

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Nice story bro, keep going

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Hi Gessy,
Wondering if you found something about your Web Developer Course?

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Hi there,

Yes I’ve found a job but my mentor isn’t helping me at all so I’m going backwards instead of growing and I’ve decided that I need to look for a new role.

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Very inspiring. I am you 1 year ago. Exactly same situation. It was great to read about your journey and I will certainly come back to tell mine one day.

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wow that was a great story, thank god you got a job.:smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Wow! Congrats!
You are the good example for others!
Good luck!
My friend’s story is not so nice. She worked really hard but she left her job after she faced sexual harassment and she couldn’t defend her rights. I believe she will find something better but that was so unpleasant for her. I read a lot of informarion about that sort of discrimination at workplace (https://mosheslaw.com/laborandemployment/sexual-harassment-lawyer/) and I understand that things shouldn’t go that way. I hope one day we’ll get rid of this.

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Cool you got it in SIX months! Congrats Tom!

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thanks a lot for sharing your story and congratulations to the new job!! it’s very inspiring!

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This is a great story. Do you mind elaborating a little more on how you went about “networking”?

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