- Contract position worth it? How often do contract positions turn into a full-time offer? Specifically at Airbnb?
- Non-FAANG Python Tests There is a strong emphasis to use LeetCode to pass SWE/Data Engineer interviews at FAANG. I am curious if LeetCode/HackerRank also covers the questions non-faang would ask eg tech: spotify, airbnb, linkedin etc finance: goldman sachs, jpm etc other finance: hedge funds like two sigma, citadel etc
- link Data science boot camps worth it? Almost everyone I know who did one ended up at a staffing firm for contract jobs, or an early stage startup. This is after 4-6 months of job searching. There are people like this person https://towardsdatascience.com/how-to-land-a-data-scientist-job-at-your-dream-company-my-journey-to-airbnb-f6a1e99
- Can't get entry-level UX Design roles What do you do when you can't get offers no matter what you do or how far you get? I have more professional experience than the average new grad- about 1.5 years of internship + contract experience and half a year of experience working on notable sponsored projects. I've been called a "unicorn" bec