Does anybody have any stories of turning a bad career trajectory to a good one?
I’m starting at Amazon in a few months for my new grad job. I got rejected from all my dream companies (even MS DevDiv, which a lot of people say is easy to get into) and didn’t get interviews at more. Unlike a lot of people I never interned at top companies (best I did was Amazon) and I’m not making $180k+ TC as a new grad unlike most of the people I know.
I don’t think my career trajectory right now is very good. How can I fix it? Is it even possible to fix it if I can’t even pass a Facebook phone screen 3 years in a row with hundreds of hours of leetcode? Or should I just reduce my expectations and work at Cisco?