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Learning c# and Java in the shortest time possible?

Dominican Republic Bernd 2022-11-27 00:47:58 ⋅ 2mn
No. 240747
I found a job and I have to prepare for an interview, how to cope? I barely know the basics of OOP on both, but I stopped practicing for a few months and now I'm rusty, I'm nervous Bernd ;-;
Moscow Bernd 2022-11-27 07:18:17 ⋅ 2mn No. 240766
If you can spend quality 2-3 hours every day, you would need maybe a year to qualify for a junior position. To pass an interview, you need to be able to - talk on the subject for at least an hour straight - show good communication skills - ask relevant questions about their company (to show that you know how this industry operates) - tell about your past achievements - be likable on camera Then do a test task quickly. Then survive for 3 months with real tasks and real teammates, working for 12 hours every day on half the salary. Then you got the job. For the languages you mentioned there are hundreds of applicants for every open position.
Germany Bernd 2022-11-27 10:10:43 ⋅ 2mn No. 240771
Just become an electrician instead
Poland Bernd 2022-11-27 10:13:16 ⋅ 2mn No. 240772
>>240747 how long until the interview?
Germany Bernd 2022-11-27 10:32:10 ⋅ 2mn No. 240774
- never get emotionally attached to a position before they tell you that you actually have the job - always look at a job interview as an exercise for the next job interview. It's nothing more - it is highly random if you actually get a certain job. Even if you perform at your best they might still not take you if another candidate shows up that might fit better to the position than you. In my experience only shitty companies test you during the interview. If they want to test you they will give you something that you can do at home. Don't learn both Javer and C#. Learn only one. Usually you will either be a Javer or C# programmer. You rarely will be both. If the job descriptions says that they look for Javer and C# its most likely just some bullshit description not for a particular job but to get some applications in.
Germany Bernd 2022-11-27 10:32:34 ⋅ 2mn No. 240775
No time to shitpost, just give your best until the day of the interview. Even if you fuck up you'll have learned some skills and you can just apply for the next job.
Russia Bernd 2022-11-27 11:45:00 ⋅ 2mn No. 240781
>>240774 >In my experience only shitty companies test you during the interview. If they want to test you they will give you something that you can do at home. That is true. If all they do is they ask you to tell about yourself and run you through a quiz they copied from Google - you don't want it. Save yourself a lot of sanity and dump that company straight away.

its over

Dominican Republic Bernd 2022-11-28 02:13:53 ⋅ 2mn
No. 240879
>>240766 >>240771 >>240772 >>240774 >>240775 >>240781 They sent me an email saying that they had many applicants and that they had already chosen a candidate :C Thanks for the tips though, I'll prepare for the next chance
Dominican Republic Bernd 2022-11-28 02:17:24 ⋅ 2mn No. 240880
>>240771 Getting a trade is my plan B >>240766 Ah man, a whole year :/ Well I did practice for a few hours today, I hope I'm employable by next year >>240772 I sent my curriculum, got the email i talked about today (seemed to be a generic email) >>240774 Gotcha, I think I'll focus on C# since there are a lot of .net jobs I wrote my post incorrectly,i made it seem like i was called for an interview lol, but I had sent the curriculum only, i was hoping for a call schedule an interview :C
Poland Bernd 2022-11-28 09:12:33 ⋅ 2mn No. 240903
>>240880 you should also work on some personal projects so you can talk about them during the interview (especially if you have no professional experience); and send your CV even if you don't meet all the requirements (think of job postings as more of a wishlist than non-negotiable requirements)
Germany Bernd 2022-11-28 18:54:52 ⋅ 2mn No. 240952
> I hope I'm employable by next year >>240903 >you should also work on some personal projects at least in germanistan nobody gives a shit about your personal projects. A gap in your CV were you did personal projects looks worse than everything you might have created as your personal project. People have better things to do than look at your Hello World program in your github profile. I would rather do some code bootcamps where they give you ans certificate at the end of it. Then you can show it as proofs of your ability to the HR monkey. Doing some courses is also a more efficient way to learn as much as possible in as little amount of time as possible. You might learn a lot if you do some complex personal project from start to finish but this takes really lot of work and time which won't be rewarded appropriately. Here the easiest way to get a programming job would be to start studying CS. Then you should look out for working student positions at once. A working student costs a company next to nothing so they will take you even if you have no skills at all as long as you appear to be somewhat intelligent. Make sure that it is a position were you actually can program and not test or do monkey work. This way you can earn money and gain real work experience right from the start. Best way would be to get ans bachelors and then get a real job but you can also just fuck around in university and do your working student thing for a couple of years. Then take your working student experience and apply for code monkey jobs without university degree.
Poland Bernd 2022-11-28 19:08:47 ⋅ 2mn No. 240959
>>240952 that's interesting, because here bootcamps are a bit of a meme, and people often make fun of those who pay for them; and employers actually look at projects (if you manage to get an interview, that is; also, projects should be something more complex than a hello world lel; that's how I got my first job after uni)
Germany Bernd 2022-11-28 19:39:52 ⋅ 2mn No. 240964
>>240959 Did you do your personal projects during university or did you take time off after it to do them? My main point is that a gap in your CV for some personal projects is worse than doing something 'real'.
Poland Bernd 2022-11-28 20:05:15 ⋅ 2mn No. 240967
>>240964 oh, then I agree with you; I didn't take any time off for side projects, that would be weird