re: A better way to sell your skills as a developer than just "hire me!" or mass applying VIEW POST

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This is fantastic.

I’d like to add that for elevator pitches, like your Twitter bio, LinkedIn header, or other places with low character count, I like to use this formula:

I do [thing] so that [people] can [do their thing].

Examples:

  • I refactor HTML, CSS, and JS so front end devs can get something into the hands of stakeholders faster.
  • I code AI in Unity so that players feel like they have the right level of challenge for them.
  • I code microdata so that search engines show websites on the first page of search.
 

I do [thing] so that [people] can [do their thing].

Yeah this is the perfect way of framing your value proposition. Even aside from it being in your public social media profiles, just thinking about what you have to offer in that way I've found helps a lot.

Thanks for the comment!

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