Hi Jeff Atwood aka @codinghorror !
I am having a career related question.
I am working as lecturer in Indian Engineering college, but I want to switch to software industry. From last 3 years, with good operational knowledge of Cloud computing, I started preparing and gave shot to following things:
- Devops Config Tools
But I was not able to clear interviews approx 9-10 and was told to become more good in Python for Devops interviews.
As I was eager to switch jobs, I found Python is bit difficult to master when I don’t have 40 hours per week of 2 Years experience. Considering years spent in Academics, interviewers were asking questions for 2+ years experience Python Developer. After that I started preparing for:
- Technical Writing,
- Instructional designing
- Learner & Training Consultant
but here also I’m not seeing ray of hope. More I am preparing, more I am getting frustrated and feeling that lesser are going to be the chances to join Industry.
Please guide me how should I prepare wisely to end this Job hunting nightmare?
How should I bring transition when I am switching from Academics to Industry?