The stereotypical programmer days are done. People need to realise that. This has to be 1 of my biggest obstacles I have yet to overcome. I didn't notice a problem until I took a computer science class in college and everyone in class looked at me like I was going to steal there lunch money and ride on with there mom on a Harley. To give you a rundown of me. I'm a car guy I started life wanting to build custom cars. I wear dickes shorts and a black Chevy flex fit hat backwards most of the time. I have a flame tattoo around my wrist and I'm always rebuilding, welding or painting something. But back on topic. When you have a look like I'm here to fix your car it's hard to land a coding job. The place I work at wouldn't even interview me for a it job. Anyone else notice the close minds around what a programmer should look like.
Classic DEV Post from Apr 4