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Increasing the Interview Odds Through Skill Set Diversification

Garrett Fredley  (Programmer, Phoenix Labs)

Date: Thursday, August 6

Time: 7:00am - 7:30am

Pass Type: Conference Pass, Discovery Pass, Student Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Student Program

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

A terrifying prospect for any developer is conquering a job application. With postings demanding a laundry list of skills and experience, how can anyone expect to demonstrate enough prowess to secure that interview? In an industry where positions open and close in the blink of an eye, is it possible to survive without diversification? Follow video game developer and educator Garrett Fredley as he discusses practical advice for avoiding skill set pitfalls, converting secondary skills into highlight strengths, and maximizing the chances of that next interview.

Takeaway

Attendees will leave with a revised view on their secondary talents and past experiences, as well as an improved understanding on how to create more opportunities in their relevant fields.

Intended Audience

This talk welcomes all students, graduates, and industry developers alike. If you are wondering where to go next, or wish for a change of work, this talk is perfect for you.