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advice for a help desk guy trying to break into software development

You have done a lot of things, but there's nothing in your background that tells us that you can hit the ground running on a C# project. Competency on this platform needs: Basic language and syntax ...
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What is the impact of taking a job in a less prestigious field?

When working in industry (as opposed to my impression of academia) you are extremely unlikely to be judged when applying for future jobs by the "prestige" of the specific industry you work ...
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advice for a help desk guy trying to break into software development

Keep trying. Finding a job in any industry is a challenge because: There are more applicants than jobs It is hard for recruiters to identify the best candidates Recruiters really want to avoid ...
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advice for a help desk guy trying to break into software development

You have 2 problems here. 1: your education which you list so proud is below what many who do not work in that field have from dabbling in it. Comically so actually. Let me be clear: 30 hours of ...
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advice for a help desk guy trying to break into software development

What are my technical weaknesses? The position is a C# entry level job. So, you have at least 2 weaknesses: You don't have any classroom (educational) training with C# based on your post. You don't ...
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advice for a help desk guy trying to break into software development

I cannot speak for that specific company or that specific position. Nor do I know whether gaining entry in the job market on hobby knowledge is common where you live. What the recruiter meant with &...
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