Are you a new coder looking to break into the tech industry?
It can feel discouraging and isolating when you're trying to find your first job in tech, especially when it seems like you don't have access to the community or the resources you need to succeed.
You’ve probably heard the refrain: keep learning, be persistent. And you have the list, some variation of this: build a strong portfolio, network, apply for internships, join online communities (like DEV and CodeNewbie!) to connect with other professionals in the industry.
But what else can you be doing? And are there other ways to approach this challenge?
Let’s ask our more experienced members what steps they suggest for landing you first job in the tech industry. Share some stories: how did you make it happen?