Landing
Your Dream

Job as a FED

Igal Steklov
CEO & FED

🍻

Good Evening

Frontend wasn't considered real Software Engineering

Last decade...

Frontend
is booming💥

Nowadays,

Everything is moving to the web ecosystem

So you're a proud Frontend Engineer

Are you a
senior &
experienced

Frontend
Developer?

Image:  Jaytem

TALENT

Are you that

companies are looking for?

Super-Rockstar-Guru-Ninja

Probably
NOT.

Why?

You Don't Want To Be One

You Should
Get Out
Of It.

Why?

Opportunities

Challenges

Work With Other Talents

Fame & Recognition

Get Paid. A Lot.

You Don't
Brand
Yourself

From

To

HOW?

Any weekend projects?

Any new tech?

Do you know him?

This is a FED

Yogev Ahuvia |  @kindofone

People Know His Work

Mutual Contribution

Do you attend?

Do you give talks?

Spread Your Knowledge,

Inspire Others.

Share Your Thoughts,

You
Don't
Stand Out

Focus, plz...

...on what's important

Formal education is

a means to an end,
not the end itself.

Half the Devs Are Self-Taught

Source: StackOverflow

Source: Code.org

2020: 1M more jobs than students

Bootcamp(s)

Years of experience
!==
Actual experience

Be Creative

Who are you?

/**
 * This is who I am.
 * @param {String} profile - (optional) Name of required profile
 * @returns {String|Object} - Url of profile if `profile` provided,
 *                            or object with all profiles.
 */
function thisIsMe(profile) {
    const profiles = {
        github: "//github.com/igalst",
        linkedin: "//il.linkedin.com/in/igalsteklov",
        codepen: "//codepen.io/igalst",
        stackoverflow: "//stackoverflow.com/users/243848/igalst",
        twitter: "//twitter.com/igalstek"
    };
        
    return profiles[profile] || profiles;
}

What do you do?

How do you
look online?

You're Still Handing Out CVs

Forget
About
CVs

In case they insist...

Create Some Buzz

Brand       CV

IN

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>

recruits
originated
from friends'
recommendations

80%

of

75%

of

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You're Using Outdated Technology

React

Quick Checklist

Outdates React/Angular/XX?

Support IE?

Don't have a build process?

Have lots of legacy code?

Afraid of refactoring?

No tests?

Don't deploy often?

How will you learn anything new?

Be fearless when adopting new technology

But do it responsibly.

Remember the Ninja?

What Do
You
Want?

What's the next job that you would like to have post-LinkedIn?

- LinkedIn HR Interviewer

No?

Do you think you're on the right path?

Change It.

Thank you :)

Get the slides:
bit.ly/imFED

Questions?

Igal Steklov
CEO & FED

igal@webiya.co.il

Landing Your Dream Job as a FED 2020

By Igal Steklov

Landing Your Dream Job as a FED 2020

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