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How To Compile Your Next Job Search From Source Never Run brew install jobsearch Engineers The lazy job huntersPackage managers such as brew or apt are great for saving time and effort when setting up a box However when it comes to your job search its often better to skip the hand-holding and compile from sourceSoftware engineers are typically lazy when it comes to searching for jobs But to be fair this laziness is cultivated by the heavy demand for engineers combined with the poor set of tools most commonly used to discover jobs ie job boards and recruitersAn engineers inbox is often flooded with job descriptions Recruiters with fist-fulls of open positions to fill call daily You might think this is a good problem to have After all job hunting and resume crafting is hard work But that process often serves to cheat many engineers from landing some of the best and most fulfilling jobs Instead having job postings dangled in your face makes it too easy to warm-up to a hot gig with an impressive new salary When the financial excitement and newness of the job wears off most realize all other aspects of the job are less than ideal The work-life balance is cumbersome and the problems were never that intellectually challenging So its time again to look for a new jobperpetuating the cycleIve outlined the steps to roll your own job hunt Ive outlined steps to follow for a more genuine job hunt Warning May require more effort than emailing a recruiter your resumeDetermine what a good next career move would look like for yourselfThis is an important step Its too easy to get blindsided by the next big salary Data has shown that pay level is only marginally related to satisfaction1 So take some time for honest introspection and determine what is meaningful for you in a next careerOften concepts of intellectually challenging work work-life balance and company size will
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