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S3E11: Assessing Tech Job Trends with Indeed SVP of Product Raj Mukherjee

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In today’s episode of the Learn to Code With Me podcast, I talk with Raj Mukherjee. Raj is the SVP of Product at Indeed – one of the most well-known job search sites in the world.

Before joining Indeed, Raj worked for Microsoft, Google, and GoDaddy. He transitioned into the careers industry because he wanted to work for a company that would allow him to have a massive impact on people worldwide.

In this episode, Raj shares the results of some recent studies on the job market. He tells us which tech jobs are growing and how employers view bootcamp graduates. Overall, he reminds us that there’s a huge shortage of tech talent.

Key takeaways:

  • There’s a massive talent shortage in the tech industry. The USA will need over a million developers in the next 3 to 5 years alone!
  • For the most part, recruiters are aware of coding bootcamps, and bootcamp grads fare just as well as candidates with computer science degrees.
  • Not all bootcamps are created equal, so do plenty of research before you choose one. Talk to former students to find out about the jobs they’ve landed since graduating.
  • If you’re thinking of moving into the tech industry, take a step back and evaluate your life goals. Make sure it’s the right move for you.
  • Find out if you actually enjoy coding before you invest in a bootcamp or degree course.

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