Software Career Bootcamp Career Planning and interviews 101

Career Planning, System design interview, software engineer, career development, interviewing skills
Software Career Bootcamp Career Planning and interviews 101
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1.31 GB
Total length :
4h 33m


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Software Career Bootcamp Career Planning and interviews 101

What you’ll learn

Planning a career change in software industry
Limitations of career profiles
Strategies to stagger learning to grow as well as excel in interview without burning out
Thinking with a growth mindset instead of chasing designations and trends
Not falling for scamming interview portals selling incompatible dreams and false hopes.

Software Career Bootcamp Career Planning and interviews 101


No programming experience needed.


Welcome to Career Planning and Interview Preparation for Success, a comprehensive one-hour course designed to help you plan your career and prepare effectively for interviews. This course covers a wide range of topics, from identifying your dream job and understanding the competition to navigating the interview process and avoiding burnout.Course Outline:Avoid BurnoutStrategies for maintaining a healthy work-life balanceCourse StructureAn overview of the course content and objectivesDream JobIntroduction and ProximityCollege Ranking, Research, and AssignmentsOutsider ProtocolIntro, Theory, Hands-On, Resume, and SalaryProcesses, Warning, and Yearly ProgressInterviewPreparing for the big day and important remindersPurposeSection Intro, Immigration ChallengesService/Product Switch, Domain Switch, Stack SwitchInterview ProcessVariations in Duration, Location, and RoundsUnderstanding the Interviewer’s PerspectiveVulnerabilitiesDomain Expertise, Framework Expertise, Programming LanguageSupply and DemandTech Life Span, Breadth vs. Depth, Gig EconomyUnderstanding the Job DescriptionUnderstanding CompetitionUncertainty and Role, Competition DistributionGauging Competition: Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Technical LeadersFoundationSection Intro, Interview Process, Purpose, Systems, ComponentsReinforcementSection Intro, Interview Process, Purpose, Systems, ComponentsConversationSection Intro, Interview Process, Purpose, Systems, ComponentsEndgameSection Intro, Interview Process, Purpose, Systems, ComponentsBy the end of this course, you’ll have a clear understanding of the steps needed to plan your career and prepare for interviews effectively. With practical advice and strategies for success, this course will guide you towards achieving your career goals and landing your dream job. Enroll now and begin your journey to career success!


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 The objective of Course is to help your protect yourself from Burnout!

Lecture 2 Course Structure with rationale for the unconventional career development course

Section 2: The illusions of Dream Job

Lecture 3 Section Introduction

Lecture 4 The factor of proximity in the dream job fallacy

Lecture 5 Influence of college ranking in career development

Lecture 6 The secret of Research Labs and industry connections defining you career

Lecture 7 Formal education manufactures the X-factor of experience to boost careers

Section 3: The unspoken “Outsider protocol” that decides careers even before they start

Lecture 8 Section Introduction

Lecture 9 The role of academics and Theory in your career development

Lecture 10 The impact of hands on experience in propelling your career in early stages

Lecture 11 The “resume” that attarcts recruiters

Lecture 12 The realistic compensation factor that will shape your career

Lecture 13 Software careers are built based on processes not marksheets or degrees!

Lecture 14 Beware of differnce between the job description jargon and actual on job metrics

Lecture 15 Outsider Protocol in action: Software career development comparison – Year 1

Lecture 16 Outsider Protocol in action: Software career development comparison – Year 2

Lecture 17 Outsider Protocol in action: Software career development comparison – Year 3

Lecture 18 Outsider Protocol in action: Software career development comparison – Year 4

Lecture 19 Outsider Protocol in action: Software career development – Year 5 Other three

Lecture 20 Outsider Protocol in action: Software career development: The lost generation

Section 4: Careers are shaped around Purpose not designation and compensations

Lecture 21 Purpose is the most important factor in career development

Lecture 22 Choosing career development and transitions for Immigration goals

Lecture 23 Challenges when switching between IT Services and Software product development

Lecture 24 Challenges while switching between domains for career growth

Lecture 25 Changing technical stack for career development and challenges involved

Section 5: Understanding the Interview Processes to manage your personal time investments

Lecture 26 Section Introduction

Lecture 27 Accounting for variable interview process durations

Lecture 28 The location of interview can play in role in your preparation

Lecture 29 Being aware of the ever changing landscape of interview rounds

Lecture 30 The biggest unkown factor in interviews in the Interviewer!

Section 6: Vulnerabilities in your expertise ( solution later in the course)

Lecture 31 Domain expertise vulenrabilities in career development

Lecture 32 The life on the edge for the Framework Experts

Lecture 33 Programming language experts and the brittle bubble they live in

Section 7: Assessing you career development from a Supply demand or recruitment perspective

Lecture 34 The technologies are prone to trends and fashions

Lecture 35 The role of breadth of knowledge and depth of knowledge in career development

Lecture 36 GigEconomy is transforming the notion of career in software engineering

Lecture 37 The skill of reading between the lines of a job descriptions!

Section 8: Quantify your competition to set realistic career goals

Lecture 38 Who are you actually competing against in the job market anyway?

Lecture 39 With higher roles comes more uncertainty!

Lecture 40 The competition distribution from expertise vulnerability perspective

Lecture 41 Competition distribution of software engineer talent pool ( 20-25 years appx. )

Lecture 42 Competition distribution for Senior Software Engineer talent pool ( 26-30 years)

Lecture 43 Competition distribution: Tech Lead/ Engineering Manager (30 – 35 appx)

Section 9: Foundation phase of career transition plan [9-12 months before interview]

Lecture 44 Section Introduction

Lecture 45 Alignment with the interview process variables

Lecture 46 Aligning with your Purpose goals

Lecture 47 Getting ready for dealing with bigger System

Lecture 48 Preparing for technical components from system design interview perspective

Section 10: Reinforcement Phase [6-9 Months before the interview]

Lecture 49 Section overview

Lecture 50 Interview process factors

Lecture 51 Purpose

Lecture 52 Systems Design interview Preparation

Lecture 53 Components preparation

Section 11: Convergence Phase [3-6 months before the interview]

Lecture 54 Section Overview

Lecture 55 Interview Process

Lecture 56 Purpose

Lecture 57 Systems

Lecture 58 Components for system design interview

Section 12: Endgame [0- 3 months before interview]

Lecture 59 Section Overview

Lecture 60 Interview process

Lecture 61 Purpose

Lecture 62 System design interview

Lecture 63 Components

Section 13: The final countdown: The day of the interview

Lecture 64 Section Overview

Lecture 65 The day of the interview

Lecture 66 Realistic reminders about the interview

Software professionals seeking advice to avoid burnout early in career,Software professionals interested in building a long career,Anyone interested in building a career in software industry.

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