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What Dungeons and Dragons πŸ‰ can teach you about getting your first dev job

raddevon profile image Devon Campbell Originally published at raddevon.com on ・1 min read

Turns out, it’s not as easy as you’d think to get into your first online tabletop RPG campaign. You’d think if you’re easy to get along with and you have the skills, someone would want to take a chance on you. Sound like your web development job hunt?

It sure sounded like mine.

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My daughter decided she wanted to play a tabletop RPG over the summer. In-person is out of the question due to the pandemic, so she started looking for a group online.

She started the way many of you start looking for jobs: by shotgunning applications! πŸ“ƒπŸ“ƒπŸ“ƒπŸ“ƒπŸ“ƒπŸ“ƒπŸ“ƒπŸ“ƒπŸ“ƒ

If you’ve tried this approach in your job hunt, you may have predicted it didn’t work. I want to share with you what did work for her, and how you can apply these lessons to your job hunt. πŸŽ‰

Career transitions are hard. You need an anchor. Something to right the ship when you’re desperate and it seems like things just aren’t going to go your way. You need a Big Goal.

I can help. Take my free, quick email course that helps define your Big Goal so that you don’t just quit when things get tough.

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I help people leave their πŸ’© jobs to become web developers.

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