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When applying for dev jobs, do you aim for quantity or quality?

nocnica profile image Nočnica Fee ・1 min read

No matter which way you do it, hunting for jobs stinks. How do you get the best results? Is sending out 100 applications actually worth it? Or, do you filter for the jobs that you feel are perfectly tailored to you?

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Bhupesh Varshney πŸ‘Ύ

I have been doing the latter for sometime now
And tbh it's not working out 😩 I still haven't lost hope though

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Francisco Quintero πŸ‡¨πŸ‡΄

Keep it up. Have you tried those services where they review and give you advice to improve your CV? I used some of them in the past and my CV looks way better and it's more understandable.

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Bhupesh Varshney πŸ‘Ύ

I am not aware of these services
Can you share some :)

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Francisco Quintero πŸ‡¨πŸ‡΄

By the time, I recall CV Compiler and Top Resume. I tried to follow the advice from them that fit me the most.

Also you might wan to look at this article medium.com/we-work-remotely/3-reas...

Hope they're useful :)

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Bhupesh Varshney πŸ‘Ύ

Thanks I remember trying CV compiler before

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Dana Ottaviani

I am very much searching in terms of quality. I'm not going to spend my time filling out applications or writing cover letters if the job and company isn't something I'm genuinely interested in.

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Francisco Quintero πŸ‡¨πŸ‡΄

Quality. Applying to jobs is stressing and demanding. Better to be a bit picky.