Tips for getting an entry level web development job


#1

What skills are most valuable? Is education more important than a portfolio? Is there any companies that I should look into? Anybody that can help me with some good information will be much appreciated. I have been studying web development/programming for quite a few years ( in the classroom and on my on ) and I am really excited to start my career someday, but I would love some tips from people who maybe help give me a jumpstart!


#2

The CodeNewbie podcast has been great for my confidence. It features a lot of interviews like this one with people who started from scratch, taught themselves to code, and got a job. It's great to hear people's personal stories about how it worked out for them and what they did.

I'll also say that a theme throughout the interviews is that formal education (computer science degrees) is really not necessary. Your portfolio decides whether you get the job these days.


#4

how that is crazy, thank you!