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Are you employed in a technical capacity? What job is it? How did you get it? What does your daily wokload look like? Are you looking for a different line of work?
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>>5873 (OP) 
May be mining, but I'll bite. Working my ass off on my two jobs. Programming. Daily work looks like another wagie locking in a cagie. Sitting on my ass enjoying the shit efficiency of working while not being able to work on my own projects.
Working in general sucks. I just want to do what I wanted.
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I'm interested in a jerb. I have no idea how to get one though.
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Just listen to /tech/ and learn HolyC and Lisp, avoid all the cancerous bloated languages like C++ and Python... Trust me anon it's the only way to be a good programmer and get a job. :^)
Why do you want to work? If you really want to, what are your skills?
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>Why do you want to work?
I don't actually want to work, I just want money so I can move out of my parents' house and get myself more and better computers. Work is the only way for someone of humble origins.

>If you really want to, what are your skills?
If I look at my recent github commits, I've cleaned up some shit portability code to the point almost all of it is gone (1000+LoC removed) and no platform was lost, fixed 2 buffer overreads in the same program, fixed the poor English in some documentation, updated a distro's package, ported a program to Musl, fixed the broken install step in a program's build system that was breaking the install step in a distro's package, written tests, and some more.

Right this moment, I'm cleaning up a library that went unmaintained for 20 years but is still widely used. The fork I'm working on was started by someone else a few months ago and it's already packaged in a few systems, that's how desperate they were to have someone maintain that library. I've accumulated so many fixes on it that I've almost rewritten the entire thing. 

I know POSIX shell, C, the POSIX C library, Autotools, POSIX Make, Meson, git, several CI systems, I've written programs for Windows, MacOS, Haiku, and basically all the free unix systems. I don't think there isn't a part of a program I haven't contributed to or written from scratch for my own programs: man pages, automated releases, build system definitions, tests, CI, linting, porting, the C source itself, libraries, packages, that Markdown README.md, you name it.
Given the broad range of programs I've worked on, I imagine most anons in this board are using something I've contributed to, however I'm not so sure about a random interviewer because I've mostly contributed to CLI stuff.
There's more I've done and more tools and small languages I know, more than I remember. My contributions aren't as great as I might be making them seem though.
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If you are doing this for money, working is very inefficient. You are better off trading stocks, fooling boomers, flipping ebay. After 8 hours of bullshit, you need a will of steel to do anything you want. Besides, dealing with your parents may be cheaper than rent, depending on your area.
With that said, from your skills, DevOps would be the easiest, unless you want to be a sysadmin or Linux programmer (not a big demand). With your experiences you should be able write an impressive resume. Start sending applications, you will need to send at least 100 in 2-4 weeks. I wrote a Latex template for cover letters, each job is just changing some variables.
You sound based and competent. I'd hire you if I have my own shop.
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NEETing can be an option as well. Identify as race fluid because you have mild autism and schizo on your application. Look for local Linux-related gags for additional income.
Some people managed to live off project donations and code bounty, if you are real good, try it out.
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Embedded systems could an option, too.
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If only I knew what it is that interviewers even want.
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Depends on who is interviewing. If a women is doing that, chad up and be sociable. If a manager is doing that, dive into technical bits of your experience. Apply for junior programming jobs that you can practice your interview on (and decline their offer). Most of the hiring decision, if you don't spill your spaghetti in the interview, was done with your resume. Blow up your numbers and mount an angle that looks best. For example, made one commit that fixed a minor bug on GNU coreutils; can be written as improved and fixed bugs on widely used open-source system components installed on almost all unix and linux (they don't know what the difference is).
Ss cybersec in europe even alive? Can you make a decent living out of it? Won't even mention red team stuff, it's just a meme at this point, at least here.
LMAO imagine working for $100 / month.
I work as a tier 3 tech for pos system multiple national company. Got it by a reach out from linkden.  Nope I’m in the process of looking for a system admin position
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Are there any places in Burgerland with a good amount of tech jobs that aren't liberal shitholes? I've heard that Oklahoma and Texas (minus Austin) have some good opportunities and I want to see if there are any more.
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Get a remote job, work 3 hours a day, get a mouse shaker for the rest.
>Nope I’m in the process of looking for a system admin position
Nice check out devops it's another word for sys admin but you get paid 50% more
Hardware jockey - keeping crusty PCs running as long as possible. I can score 20 minutes seat time by rebooting for someone not good with PCs or "go to storage facility for parts" if I need a half hour of quiet. Great gig, low pay though, probably retire doing this. Money isn't everything, it's a low stress job.
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I basically got duped into taking a help desk job where my primary goal will be "password reset jockey". However, it pays very well and is 100% WFH. They will eventually move me into taking on "real" issues, and their system is a clusterfuck that their documentation is not helping me understand. I understand that this is a "learn as you go" scenario and I will probably get settled into it, but I am quickly realizing that the tech field that I had wanted to enter into for so many years ultimately boils down to helping retards reset their passwords, commit domain federation/record crimes against humanity so the VP can have a different domain on his email, and the inevitable day when the server explodes and the company loses $5 billion because of you. The fun of fucking around with shitboxes from 2003 and installing Linux on a dead badger is gone. There is only Microsoft, Azure, AD, and pain.
I have decided that I want to go into game development on my own. I want to be self-sufficient and make vidya fun again. This job will be a good stopgap for now, and hopefully the good pay can be used to help pay for my dream. I still intend to learn as much as I can about tech, specifically advanced Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, LDAP, etc., things that will actually come in use for running a game company, I'm just disappointed that the fun died this quickly. What's the point in setting up a homelab/showing off my autistic projects when people can't even understand how complicated they were to set up, or the only people who will understand all reside on a Moroccan Clay Sculpting BBS?
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You are right, anon. At my job I had to do what those old niggers think is important, meanwhile nobody seems to care all our process is incredibly manual with no fallback. It is the same shit everywhere, pretty much all tech jobs.
No matter what you do, don't work for someone if that is your dream. Make your own company. They will always find a way suck the soul out of everything you dream of achieving.
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It has been four weeks and they still don't have all my access rights, so people call me and I can't do shit for them because they didn't even tell me how to reset an AD password ("oh no don't use THAT domain and login, use THIS one and make sure you click these buttons in this exact order or otherwise it doesn't work and you have to do it all over again"). Enterprise is a clusterfuck, it's truly amazing how this world functions at all. At least I helped some guy set up an Outlook rule and another with MFA.
>advanced Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, LDAP
lmao I learned all that am am getting back into pro game dev now. It won't help unless you're doing MMO/multiplayer and standing up the infra on your own instead of outsource to EOS/Steam/AWS GameLift type shit. Do game jams on Itch and learn Unreal+Unity if you want to get into gameplay programming. Unreal devs tend to be higher quality because C++ is hard n shiet.
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>>5873 (OP) 
> Are you employed in a technical capacity?
no, right now i am finishing my engineering degree and i don't have time for that, but before i had few different tech related jobs 
> What job is it? How did you get it? 
used to be web developer and computer technician 

technician job was given to me by my fathers friend whose company needed one, web dev job was given to me after i applied for that last year
> What does your daily wokload look like? 
used to be 8 hours of sitting in the office for both of them and doing tasks given to me by supervisor
>Are you looking for a different line of work?
yes, I want to become sysops/sys admin
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Algorithms is overrated in the job market. FAGMAN's hiring process is retarded. Leetcode grinding doesn't make one a good programmer. Most of the time, programming is an architectural problem instead of algorithm. It is about picking good names, applying the right abstraction and writing maintainable code.
>When in doubt, use brute force.
Using advanced algorithms can even make the program slower, because their lower big-O has a much higher constant and most of the time a program is not about sorting a million item list. Advanced algorithms have more lines and increase the chance of bugs and maintenance cost.
I am just not going to grind leetcode.
>want to become syops/sys admin
Why do you want to specifically? You need to luck out on a good office or WFH plus good management to get away with slacking off.
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Samefagging here, forgot to mention that knowing Git and CI/CD is actually really useful because game devs and especially artfags don't know it they all use Perforce. But be prepared to be running git tech support half your day and standing up + maintaining the pipeline
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>Using advanced algorithms can even make the program slower
Any advanced algorithms you actually want to use will be part of the language runtime and/or 3rd party libraries. Any business specific algorithms will be designed/modified by the neckbeard who has been working at the company for 20 years, not the guy fresh out of university.

>game devs and especially artfags don't know it they all use Perforce. But be prepared to be running git tech support half your day and standing up + maintaining the pipeline
Git is optimized for text diff'ing. Perforce is much better for binary files such as game assets.
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>Git is optimized for text diff'ing. 
Doesn't Git save different versions/snapshots of full files instead of diffs?
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It does. Git handles binary just like text. It performs compression and in some cases choose to compress blobs: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/41482898/git-seems-to-store-the-whole-file-instead-of-diff-how-to-avoid-that
Currently working as a NOC tech. Usually I don't do much especially since I do night shifts now. Most of the time I am doing personal work, studying, or playing vidya. Just earned my Network degree and I am working on getting my Network+, afterwards my Linux+. Not 100% sure what I'll do after that. My ultimate goal is to be a Network Admin, or something along those lines.
I have 2-3 years of dev experience and I want to open my company or startup. How can I get into management or business decision without grinding 10 years into a senior and then manager and then CTO? I couldn't find any internship for managers and I don't want to go back to school.
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holy shit i am fucking done dealing with braindead retards at this job. i should not have to spend five minutes telling you where to click the fisher-price sized WiFi button on Win10. what i despise the most is people who don't understand anything about technology but try to play it off as cute or funny, because it's easier for them to play off incompetence as some kind of positive personality trait because they couldn't be fucked to every put in any effort to improve themselves either. 99% of the time it's an obese landwhale as well which just confirms my assumptions.
get me out
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Being incompetent is ok, the problem is not acknowledging it and properly offloading it.
For example, I don't know shit about fixing my car and I trust my mechanic completely. I don't try to outsmart him or stand in his way.
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exactly, i am the same way, i know what i don't know. but i don't try to act like i understand something or tell someone my entire life's story in some vain attempt to appear smart. if people just came up to me and said "my X doesn't work" and then just shut the fuck up except when asked a question (and limiting their answers to only relevant information) my job would be so much easier. but it isn't.
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>Being incompetent is ok, the problem is not acknowledging it and properly offloading it.
It's not only OK, it's an absolute inevitability for literally every human being throughout history. The list of known-incompetancies grows by thousands of items per day for all of us during this modern-era, no doubt.

The key to mental-survival in the unfathomably complex universe we live in is filtering. Or, as Trin Tragula would have it that, "if life was going to live in such a vast Universe, one thing it could not afford to have was a sense of perspective."
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On some sense of human supremacism, I believe human can understand everything. By applying precise filtering, computers can imitate Turing machines with infinite memory. Human brains can also employ the same strategy. Abstraction and categorization are precise filters.
Abstraction allow us to redirect pointers to a group of information, so we can swap information. For example, equations are abstraction for physical effects. We can defer evaluation of values to run calculations that would otherwise be impossible on so little space. Categorization allows us to limit ourselves to a subset of info.
Humans also improve their processing power by distributed processing and eventually self-modification. If open source and tested, I would plug my brains to my "Think"pad, maybe forever.
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Two words:
>incompleteness theorems

OK maybe that's 3, but w/e. The point stands that we, "wee", little humans have far, far to go until we reach your Ivory Tower fancies Anon. Humility is always much more becoming than hubris is, tbh. :^)
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It is not fancies nor hurbis. It is an attitude to not give up and a fact that approximate infinity can be constructed via lineages. If it is not human that do that, another lineage would. I have no pride in saying, that despite our limits, we should not be deterred from approaching infinity. It is because of knowing such limit, we should focus on exceeding or working around it.
>>5873 (OP) 
Cyber sec analyst. Both the most boring shit I've done to the most interesting.
Can I get a networking / IT job with a CCNA and CompTIA but no college experience? I have job experience but it's 2 years of Laravel PHP fullstack web development and it was during high school so I don't know if an employer would believe me.
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You can, but you are fighting against armies of pajeet. You will need more experience (years).
You can try. I think CCNA is usually highly valued by HR people and widely recognized. It proves that you know networking stuff. Perhaps you could host some services on a rented VPS and put a link on your CV (take inspiration from https://snopyta.org and https://nixnet.services). You don't need to host a ton of services but host something like pastebin clone, Scribe and/or Nitter. Don't host image sharing services because you need to moderate them a lot to not get your site taken down or you v&.
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I actually have a SaaS app I developed that did pretty well but it wasn't enough to escape wagiedom unfortunately. But I just don't know if that will be enough to get a web dev job considering the market is completely saturated so thats why I'm looking at networking since I have a CompTIA a already and am working on getting a CCNA cert. Hosting frontends like nitter is a good idea though thank you
Of course. A full stack web dev with the networking foundation of CCNA is valuable. Grind neetcode, get the AWS cert, and learn software engineering/systems design. You can easily earn 100k at a minimum after 6 months of grinding if you play your cards right.
If you want a job doing project management, look into PMP. But being senior takes experience no way around it except to aggressively get jobs where you can rise faster, by being surrounded by people smarter than you and changing jobs every 1-2 years
I think I blew it at my shitty help desk job. Boss let me know I might be up for a promotion to tier 3 and I got overly excited and spilled my spaghetti everywhere. He hasn't mentioned a word about it since then and has been treating me coldly. All that work pretending to be normal up to this point and one mistake just blows it all away. Fuck. I keep telling myself that I'm at least still at the same position I was at before. It's not like I lost anything that I actually had. But the idea that I might've dropped such an opportunity is so... disappointing. Typical, really.
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>spilled my spaghetti everywhere
What did you do?
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Think that one short from Sora Ga Haiiro Dakara where the girl loses it and starts speaking gibberish. Pretty much the only coherent thing I managed to state was that I didn't feel I had enough experience. Of course that's the exact opposite image that I want to project.
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lol probably not, especially if you'd potentially be interacting directly with other people on serious problems.  I wouldn't worry.  Experience and demeanor under pressure are things people look for when considering whom to trust with more power and responsibility, and everybody matures at a different rate.  You're obviously still going to be under consideration in the future even if you don't get it now.

Some jobs, like hired hands for trades, for instance, simply being able to show up on time, not be a dick to everyone, and get things done, can be in surprisingly short supply.
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>Some jobs, like hired hands for trades, for instance, simply being able to show up on time, not be a dick to everyone, and get things done, can be in surprisingly short supply.
I know a dude who is a supervisor in a trade making double what his underlings make only because he made it a year without getting fired for fighting, drinking, or doing drugs on company time.
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Sounds about right.  I was out of a job for a while during the 2008 crash, but I had some properties I was helping to manage for an incompetent landlord.  I don't know how to do everything myself, but more than one contractor was like
>uh buddy if you need a job uh
>you know basically most of the guys I try to hire they're all flakes, durggies, and drunks
>but you look like you know what you're doing
Just because I was busy fixing the shit I knew how to do at the same time they were doing their stuff.

Not exactly the big break as far as employment goes, but it goes to confirm that it's not that hard to get beyond entry level when your cohort is mostly fuckups.
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most of the time when i feel incompetent at my job, or that i'm slacking off and a huge waste of corp resources, somehow my coworkers make me look like Employee of the Month, every time. it's a good feeling to have either way, keeps you from actually slacking off.
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I experience this with bacon eating and my relatives.
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>assign ticket to different group
<they throw it back to me with a passive-aggressive comment bitching that there's not enough info, without clarifying any of the info they need
<instead of putting it back in the queue they assign it back directly to me where I am not notified, so it sits there for days not doing anything until I check it manually
i hate these people
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Don't forget the classic:
>take pains to clarify exactly what needs to be done and provide all details/information
<they assign it back to you with no notes and no work done
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their jobs are about to get a lot more miserable as well, now that we'll be forcing all users to submit their own tickets through our online portal. no more calling in asking for rights to our shitty database program from 1993, no more sending emails bitching that their mouse is broken, do it your damn self. heads will roll.
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>retard techs push another update that completely breaks Office and the only fix is a full uninstall/reinstall
this is the third time they've done this, what are those chimps smoking down there
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>still using Office
You only have yourself to blame.
>Some jobs, like hired hands for trades, for instance, simply being able to show up on time, not be a dick to everyone, and get things done, can be in surprisingly short supply
pay more and i won't be a dick.
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Take it up with the government and the banks.  They're the ones intentionally crashing wages relative to inflation.  You can always negotiate higher starting pay or ask for raises, but if you've made yourself annoying and fungible, then don't be surprised if an employer shops around for a better employee just as an employee might shop around for a better employer.
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>not paid enough to care
>don't care enough to get paid more
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I'm all too familiar with this feeling. Looking back, I have gotten significant pay increases by working harder than necessary. It's a gamble but it can pay off. Nowadays though, it feels like I barely have enough energy to get out of bed. I've been working lower and lower amounts of tickets and somehow I still managed to let a couple slip.

On top of that, my employer seems to have a boner for making my life harder. They're trying to force us all to be on incoming calls whenever possible (in addition to our ticket work), and they just announced a draconian new spying system wherein they'll literally be recording our screens and audio devices, both on and off calls. It's such a shame, I had hopes that this could be a comfy job where I could coast, but my justifications for staying seem more and more like sunk-cost fallacy than anything when they keep doing shit like this. I do fucking hate job searching too though.

I even directly asked about the promotion which was mentioned to me as a possibility last month. All I was told in response was "we haven't had time to think about it yet" which sounds to me like they want to dangle it in front of me forever like a carrot on a stick. I've been wrong before though.

So, yeah, who knows if working harder is worth it in the end. Depends on the employer, I guess.
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this is the part where you update your resume and start looking elsewhere. if your employer doesn't trust you to not be jacking off on reddit or cuckchan while working then they don't trust you period. you'll always be better off going to a completely different employer than staying with one until you're collecting social security, making half of what you could've made had you gone to a different company.
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Magic eightball is spot on.  There were two times a job just wasn't working out.  First one wasn't willing to budge on a bunch of corporate team building bullshit like having to spend a month living in one of their dorms and that just was not only over the top but also conflicted with my personal plans coming up.  So we worked it out that I could resign pretty much on the spot but without that reflecting poorly on me if I should want to join one of the upcoming recruitment drives that comes up every 6 months.

The other started out as a temporary part time thing because I just wanted to keep the bills mostly paid while I had the free time to work on some other things.  I said if they wanted to keep me on board then I needed a $10k/yr raise to start putting away into a retirement account (2000s dollars, so rather more in today's dollars.)  They seemed surprised I asked so listtle and immediately agreed.

Common factor in both situations was that the employer wanted me.  I would have liked to stay at either one of them, but you have to have some limits on what you're going to put up with and what you're worth, and sometimes it's for the best to be clear about what your parameters are for staying.  The worst that happens is they say no and you be the one to say, "ok I'll think about it let's keep going."  And if you have particular requests like vacation days, meetings that get in the way, surveilance state, then mention it.  You're probably not the only one getting rubbed the wrong way, and sometimes there's wiggle room for getting some sort of improvement even if it's not your ideal.
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>M$ forget to update a cert and everything broke again
death to microsoft
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uzbekistan has taken over the world
webm is mongolia but i don't care
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I'm trying to get my degree and once I graduate I was looking to go into webdev or something but this market is looking pretty scary right now. It feels like we're headed right into another recession.
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buddy we're already in a recession if not a depression already. the economy is going to suck for quite a while so don't go waiting for it to get better.
Yup.  Better start making connections and building experience while you can.  Certs in your spare time might be a good way forward to differentiate yourself from the average webdev golem.  A lot of people wind up doing some kind of easy IT or networking gig by eventually knowing more than the other noobs and do-nothings after getting in as some sort of lackey or other.

Graduate degrees are another way in, since they usually pay and then you get to know smarter people and do more interesting things, but that's not for everybody.  Internships or summer jobs with them don't hurt, especially if you want to get to know something unusual and interesting compared to a generic undergrad degree.
I'm having trouble getting a /tech/ job. I'm a recovering NEET so I don't have much experience (almost six months of ACTUAL experience spread out over this decade) and I definitely don't have a very impressive resume. I've padded it out with "Freelancing" and a couple of low certs from freecodecamp, as well as projects I'm working on. I've applied for every possible job I'm remotely qualified for, from sysadmin and network engineer to fucking helpdesk shit, and I'm getting absolutely nowhere.  
At the very least, I can prove that I'm working on the projects and I'm studying for Network+ and Security+ (A+ is going to have to wait because fuck paying for TWO tests) so hopefully those will help my job prospects.
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Do let us know how that goes. As a recovering NEET myself I haven't had the necessity to fish out tech jobs yet, and I hate the whole industry's current vibe, but if things turn for the worst I'll probably be in similar shoes as you. I'd like to know if there's hope.
Also in a similar boat, about to graduate with a CS degree and have almost zero work experience. Godspeed and keep us posted, anon.
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Anons how does one find niche opportunities to hone technical skills ? How do I find obscure projects on github to which I could send contributions and pull requests ? Or just ideas of what to do.
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What languages do you know?
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What do you plan to do after graduation?
>find niche opportunities
You can always just start your own niche project.
Do something you enjoy, don't grind for jobjews.
Think of something makes your life better and make it.
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I know some C/C++, but not adjacent tools like Makefile/Cmake yet. I know the basics of bash, Java, JavaScript, learning Angular too currently so I had to fiddle with TypeScript. Some others too like Lua but I mostly forgot, very rarely use it.
thanks for the advice anon
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It's not hard to find bugs in this one: https://github.com/cmus/cmus/
I found a bunch in the tag parsing code and never reported them.

This one has a bunch of easy issues:
It's not hard to find bugs in it either.

This library is widely used and also badly written: https://git.enlightenment.org/old/legacy-imlib2/
It has dead code and TOCTTOU sprinkled around. They also fail to check error values of a bunch of POSIX functions correctly. I'm sure there's more, I haven't read much of its source code.

The documentation of this one is written by lots of ESLs: https://github.com/mesonbuild/meson
You can find grammar errors and typos everywhere. Even if you're ESL yourself (so am I), if you know English well, you can find and fix English errors easily.

Also, if you want to find bugs easily, just learn how to use a linter or static analyzer, then run them against random programs. Chances are, nobody ever did this, and you'll find some low hanging fruit. You'll want GCC's -fanalyzer flag and Clang's static-build utility and libasan sanitizers. There's also cppcheck and a whole lot of other programs, though they tend to be low quality.

If you play this game https://github.com/ja2-stracciatella/ja2-stracciatella inside Valgrind or memory sanitizer, it's going to find lots of buffer overruns. That's corporate C++ from 24 years ago that has been hacked on without rhyme of reason by unskilled freetards who also decided to graft Rust onto it, it's very buggy. It also doesn't run on big-endian, so if you watch for endianness issues, you'll find them.

Generally, obscure programs are a waste of time, focus on programs people actually use.
Also, build system code is a bug hive, partly because all build systems except Meson are trash, partly because most programmers have no idea what makes a packageable program, and even if you try to write build system code well, you won't really have any examples to imitate or guides to teach you. 

I recommend learning some good operating system's package manager and updating and fixing bugs in packages, that'll really open your eyes on what you have to do to make a program packageable and there are very few people who know that. I mean, there are whole languages like Rust and Go that are made by people who have no idea what it takes to make a program packageable.
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Void Linux, Alpine Linux and (to a lesser extend) Gentoo are good places to contribute to. You can find other project by using Repology: https://repology.org/projects/ || https://repology.org/repositories/statistics

Alpine Linux installation hints: >>4466

Alpine Linux has very similar package format as Arch Linux. Read the guide from Alpine Wiki:
You can also contribute by writing new wiki pages or by helping with the Alpine installation handbook.

Here is a APKBUILD for Wio that you can steal if you want (it's my first package, so there are probably some errors!):
language: bash
# Contributor:
# Maintainer:
#License: WTFPL, CC0 or Public Domain, you can choose whichever or change license to something else.
pkgdesc="A clone of Rio window management system for Wayland (with extra patches)"
# Original project at: http://wio-project.org
options="!check" # no test suite
#To run Wio, you need to enable seatd and dbus and run: dbus-launch --exit-with-session wio
#You also probably need to set XDG_RUNTIME_DIR , see: https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Weston#Usage
depends="cage" #Alacritty is the default term. Should it be here? What about xwayland?
makedepends="meson ninja cairo-dev wayland-protocols wlroots-dev libdrm-dev libxkbcommon-dev wayland-dev"
#subpackages="$pkgname-dev $pkgname-doc"

prepare() {
    # should we really be doing this?
    sed -i 's/werror=true/werror=false/g' meson.build || echo 'sed failed! (at prepare() stage)'

build() {
	abuild-meson . output
	meson compile ${JOBS:+-j ${JOBS}} -C output

package() {
	DESTDIR="$pkgdir" meson install --no-rebuild -C output

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Sorry for shilling Alpine but it's the easiest distro for contributing new packages.
>Are you employed in a technical capacity?
maybe ? Requires specific tech skills since obscure/old machines no longer supported
>What job is it?
Plant breeder/germplasm collector
> How did you get it? 
More hands on than other candidates, not retarded at basic biology, genetics or ochem.
>What does your daily wokload look like? 
1) Flying around world collecting seeds
2) Spending time breeding plants by hand, radiation, or genetic modification 
3) Sequencing DNA in plants/O-chem stuff
4) Machining/welding parts to old equipment
5) Out spraying pesticides since got field got blyated by weather
Mainly 3&5.
>Are you looking for a different line of work?
Maybe, get paid jack shit as B.S (me) and an a bit overworked since COVID bs fucked the maintenance schedule and lack of staff. I'm also sick and tired of 99% of my work never being released because of something cosmetic to consumers.
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Are there rumors about centralizing food production by wiping out individual farms with virus or other genetic means?
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I mean, that's probably Ft. Derek fellas you need to be asking about viruses. Any country that does "biological defense" is bullshitting when they say they aren't making some sort of agricultural ( or human bioweapon.
In the plant breeding sphere it's becoming true due to transgenics (genes not naturally existing). Not so much as a conspiracy but rather just consolidation of large business and bad court rulings Monsanto and glyphosate resistant grass is one. There are two issues at play here:
1) Under title 35 USC section 101 products of nature cannot be patented.
SCOTUS made some bullshit ruling (Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc.) where you could utility patent a gene if it was "not otherwise existing in nature", eg; synthesized in a lab (complementary DNA). Well, those genes eventually escape into the wild, so when someone makes a new cultivar they immediate get sued and assfucked when it does have that gene.

What they do is they breed the plants to be sterile and have patented genes, and in the contract you cannot "recycle" the seed. They push out all the other cultivars because their sterile one has much more yield, and they then send PIs to go around looking for people with seed reclaiming machine/business and trail them until they use it on a farm using their seed (even if it's another crop), subpoena them and then take everything they own.
The industry rule in breeding is that to not be assfucked by an "escaped gene" you have to find a naturally occurring strand with no trees within 2.5 miles. I have heard of cases with alleged glowops where they deliberately go and introduce the gene in wild areas but not in the US (Turkey/Egypt). It could also be some random bumfuck farmer stealing seed and planting it but who knows?
Sorry for the long explanation.
Different anon, but I heard ((( they ))) already do it in 3rd world shitholes. They have genetically modified (GMO) crops that withstand Roundup™ (a notorious herbicide made by Monsanto) and some local farmres don't have the money to buy the seeds for the GMO crops. Then the neighboring farmers also get affected by the sprayed Roundup and they have to sell their land to the globalists or local rich farmers. Btw, Roundup is also likely carcinogenic to humans and it might also kills bees and butterflies. Unrelated: Also, GMO seeds for golden rice (made by Rockefeller Foundation) are also a scam because the local farmers in 3rd world countries don't have money to buy them (or so I have heard). Golden rice also still doesn't have enough vitamin A to be effective on its own. Also, it just so happens that Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is also in the business of making and promoting GMO products.

>https://web.mit.edu/demoscience/Monsanto/players.html (Read this if you are in a hurry)
<"Farmers have found themselves stuck between Monsanto and a hard place. It has become increasingly difficult for farmers to grow non-genetically engineered crops, as contamination has become a big issue."
>https://archive.is/gmMw (Green Peace is right this time)
<"A lot of the studies backing glyphosate have been funded by entities in a position to profit from the continuing sales"
>https://biologicaldiversity.org/w/news/press-releases/statement-on-us-intervention-in-mexicos-phaseout-of-genetically-engineered-corn-2023-02-14/ (USA tried to pressure Mexico!)
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>Doing it in 3rd world shitholes
They've been doing it in the US for years. It's just you don't ever hear about it on the media.  It's being phased out in the US due to the cancer lawsuits winning, 2-4D's been the next big GMO resistant pesticide also because agriculture and weed control literally can't move away from it and it's leagues worse than glyphosate. 
>Roundup being toxic to humans
That's a question of when, not if. Most of the herbicides are toxic to humans in varying amounts, you want a commonly used deadly one try paraquat, that one will shred your lungs. If about you want to worry toxic shit in your food, go look at anti-caking agents in salt. You want to worry about killings animals en masse? Neonicotinoid for insects and firponil for everything but humans (unless inhaled/ingested) Who am I kidding, go look up DesulfinylFipronil 
>Golden rice
Works well in a greenhouse.... Contrary to it's intended use for broke as fuck farmers in shitholes. I'll let you guess as to why it's not hitting the numbers they claim.  Also not too keen on introduced genes from things outside the same family (never the less different kingdom).

They been trying to de-regulate "simple" transgenics for a while now and APHIS got rightfully bitchslapped for it in 2018/2022 (Proposed rule withdrawn) even if the reasoning was retarded (muh GMOs all bad). If the rules were modified on the gene edits for intra-genus (not inter-genus) plant edits so long as the genome was otherwise not altered I think it would be acceptable since that is identical to regular plant breeding.
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>womyn calls asking how to restore folders
>she accidentally moved a folder in a network share into another one but didn't have permissions to move it back
>so she had decided last night the best course of action was to run a restore on the entire fucking network share containing 60+ TB of data that the company uses on a daily basis
>then let it run overnight
>by the time she called in the morning it was only at 1% but still fucked at least 6TB of data
>shut it down, do my best to not go fucking apeshit on her
>report it to a T3 data tech
>he has an aneurysm
>much talk of asking how the fuck is this possible and why some random thot can't move a folder back and forth but is allowed to do full restores on network shares
always check your permissions, retards can and will crash your company with no survivors if given the chance
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>work in company
>all home folders are on NFS
>struggling with permissions on a file
>fuck this shit lets go nuclear
>do chown -R derp:derp on the whole NFS share
>derp I suddenly can't access my home folder
>haha w-werid
>do chmod -R 777 on the whole share
>derp it's working again
>go to toilet
>never come back
What do I do if I'm too spergy for job interviews? Is there a way to reduce the 'tism mannerisms?
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Before you go pose like a body builder in front of a mirror also make mean looking faces. Then convince you're possessed by the spirit/ghost of your warrior ancestors. While you're going there psyche yourself up saying schizo shit.
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I can do interviews and everything just fine, I don't actually have social anxiety or anything of the sort.
It's just that while being interviewed, or any social interaction really, I have spaz mannerisms.

I once watched a video of Metokur make fun of el goblino and he's calling him a "spaz" and making fun of his behavior and I'm thinking "shit, I act just like that". Now I can't find the video, it would be a good example. This video would also be an example: https://vid.puffyan.us/watch?v=D04wb7P_v-4 
Not so much what he says, but the facial expressions, and the way he speaks.
Don't let internet people who play things up for laughs get you down anon, you can do it!
<I let random faggots on the internet tell me how to act and coordinate myself
It's already over for you.
just b urself
Coworkers just got fired. Pajeet ceo is outsourcing to his shithole. I am sick of this company politics bullshit. The information hiding, dude was working fine on Monday and the next day his is fired. It was announced after it happened. The idiotic decision, they fired the most respected team member just for cost cutting, despite announcing how well the corp is doing well financially. The manhandling of everyone, people got moved to teams left and right, no plan was announced.
How come writing code become caged salves? I hate all this work culture bullshit. Maybe I should've stayed a NEET.
I should post more, but I am too tired these days.
Stay strong Anon. Try to have an ace in the hole of some kind soon.
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You need to build skills and experience that can't be emulated by midwit street shitters.
Replies: >>11145
Might as well leave now, it's not going to get any better. Brush up your resume and start applying.
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Appreciate it. I have been applying for a while. Getting better now with more sleep.
Hey there! So, I'm pretty good with English and I've been dipping my toes into programming. I've got a year of experience in manual and automation testing under my belt, but honestly, I feel like I've barely scratched the surface. I'm really keen on landing a gig that involves coding, 'cause I want to level up my career in that direction.

Since English isn't the main language where I live, I'm kinda leaning towards jobs that really value English skills. Oh, and I should probably mention that I'm in my final year of college with a couple of subjects left to tackle in different semesters. I can't take them both at once, so that's a thing.

So, any advice on jobs or positions that would suit my skills and interests? Any tips would be super appreciated!
Replies: >>11159
NEET, but contribute to wholesome Free Software projects
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>spent 20 minutes guiding the VP who makes $100k/year through closing Outlook and turning his device off and on again
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>Graduated 2 months ago from CS, Bachelor's
>No work experience
>0 replies so far while I've been trying to apply to pretty much anything outside of tech support
I've heard some bad things about the market right now, so am I just screwed? Just shit luck that I graduated right when this recession and shit started happening?
I've heard certs are good so I've been working on getting Sec+ since I'm interested in that stuff, hope it helps out a little
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Where are you located? There was just a wave a layoffs in the US.
Did you even have internship?
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I'm a leaf. No internship either unfortunately
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You are fucked. Canada's tech job market is much worse than the US. Without an internship your best bet is applying for US internship and get TN visa.
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The concept of a ((( career ))) is a scam to rob you of your precious little time alive to keep the Jew world order going and developing. Work as little as you can and focus on what is important and meaningful to you. Fuck careerism.
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I always thought that soft skills are better then technical skills was just a meme but everyday this reality becomes clearer.
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Tech skills of your own are great if you're going solo 

But unsurprising, people who are good at dealing with people thrive in group environments.
so what bro just roll with it
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I recently got a job as a fresh college grad. Embedded systems. I work for a toy company. I got the job because I read "The C Programming Language" (slight exaggeration, but only just). Haven't worked there for very long yet.
I actually like the people I work with. Hard to believe, I know. I plan to stick around for a while. I will say that it sucks not having as much time to work on my personal projects, but I'm not quite as zonked compared to some other jobs I've worked so I still have enough energy at the end of the day to do a bit of coding that's just for me.
Congrats Anon. Keep moving forward!  :)
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excellent work
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Congrats anon-kun. Now do the needful and recommend me, I am a Brahmin.
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Thanks anons. It all worked out.

Thanks. I'll be sure to leverage all the clout I have as a freshly minted junior dev to get you a spot.
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I am crashing your party by saying that my condolence. Working is what >>11180 says.
Work for yourself as soon as possible.
Ill formally mass reply to this thread once im done with my TESDA class final assessment see you guys next week with my censored certificate
For now >>11247 (post cycles itself in 2 months) here is my training pictures and adventures (if this is the wrong thread feel free to move this or the other one back and forth as necessary with your mod powers)
dammit guys ive always wanted a decent job and now this is the beginning of my "honest chinesium company in SEA" quest i promise ill never sell out my country to any party
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How long does it take you guys to get good at react nextjs and such js framework? I'm learning right now but they are pretty overwhelming. My coding ability is pretty limited from being lazy for so long.
Replies: >>11291
Don't get good, just copy paste. There are so fucking many js framework, it doesn't make sense to learn them. 65536 layers of abstraction makes it not possible to really learn it. Just copy paste sample code and hack away.
Or better yet don't do this.
Replies: >>11293
ok then teach me how to copy and paste appropriately. I can't just not do it, it's the market right now. I want to get good at hacking and such but it needs time and effort for a while.
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>find tutorial example
>build and run
>find a goal, simple goal (eg calculator webapp)
>change tutorial code until it meets your goals
>rinse repeat with harder goals
>push all code to goyhub
>try luck at wage slave market
>ask friends or somehow find people who want (simple) webapp
>apply copy pasta, put on resume
>rinse repeat until you make connections that get you a job or you identify as a psycho trans nigger (nigger/faggot) which gets you a job
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ok i think i made the mistake of typing everything line by line from watching youtube videos and text tutorial online. Thanks, will copy and modify code from now on. Got any other tips? I am out of time and need to get good fast.
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learn a better language
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I thought the video was good albeit pretty zoomercore, and I was about to save it, until the paid course jewish shill scam part came in. Why can't there be a single decent jewtube video...?
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>SVP holds company meeting announcing that work-from-home/fully remote will be phased out, despite being a national company in multiple states
>guys keeps bringing up the same retarded decisions everyone else is and keeps mentioning his daughter as well
>mfw chat of 800+ people fucking shredding him for his retarded decision
if they're going to make me move across the country i'm quitting, managers are not humans.
Guys thank you I got the job as automation tester but I'm currently having panic attack right now because I barely know how to code and feel really insecure about my ability. What can I do to at least complete the bare minimum for my task. I have already purchased chatgpt plus to help me with coding. What else can I do to hack away at my job and have nobody thinks that I am incompetent.
Learn the languages you're going to program in and do some basic algorithms in them, you fucking retard. Once you do that, you'll at least be good enough to do the very basics.
>got a job he's not qualified for
act confident 24/7, take no shit, and bullshit your way through it while learning what it is you're supposed to do
Just don't sperg out on them.

They already need someone in that role badly enough that they let you slip in by bullshitting your way onboard. They themselves will train you in what you need to do, they already feel you can handle the job. Now it's just a matter of fitting in with their working culture, and in fact you have some really high favor and accomodation r/n as the new guy. 

Hey be confident, you got the job!


You'll be fine Anon, congratz. Cheers.   :)
lmao if they didnt bother vetting something so simple then youre obviously expected to work under supervision and learn from a senior, trying to act like you know what youre doing is just going to piss everyone off unless you lied about having no experience
Don't worry, most wagies have no idea what they're doing. You just have to be better than average.
Auto test guy here, instead of my ability there is a bigger issue for me here. I can't talk to people or make friends. The group here is close to one another and I always feel like I'm just an outsider. Everyday I have to interact with them and it is pain. How do I get close to them?
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Unironically just be yourself and don't try to get close to them.
Getting close to them risks revealing your power level. Do some work and let them get close to you. Also talking to normalfags is a waste of time and a potential source of jewish brainwash (eg did you watch that netflix goyslop? And you may start watching it).
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Will I get to be alone more if I become better at coding? Dev3 4 5 ... I feel like this is punishment for being stupid. I will literally do anything to have less human interaction. An auto test is like being at the bottom of the barrels. I need to be the best so I can be alone without feeling awkward.
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Just integrate yourself into important parts of your place slowly. At the beginning, look for opportunities to insert yourself into import processed. For example, put your automated tests into the build pipeline, get the release blocked unless test passes, etc. When you have sufficient leverage and street creds, you don't have to worry about being alone because people will want to talk to you or ask you about work. Then pretend to be busy to ignore them most of the time while avoiding more work.
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>I have already purchased chatgpt plus to help me with coding.
Buy and read a technical book.
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This sounds retarded but what the fuck does an IT guy even do? Is it just a generalized description or what?
Replies: >>11529 >>11530
its a field not a job description
it can mean sysadmin type of work, or it can mean just helping office ladies and installing windows, and setting up new smartphones and printers etc. Also, the work can be just answering questions over phone or using some company's chat system.
Make sure you take an olive branch if it's offered, even if it isn't necessarily your cup of tea.  If they're going to lunch, try to come with them.  If they're playing a sport outside of work, try it at least once. You can open yourself up to things without necessarily being extroverted and proactive.
What you should be proactive about however is asking questions and for help when you're stuck. That's the best way to improve at your job (and it give you a chance to talk with them).  If you just joined you're supposed to be incompetent.

Besides that, stuff like this takes time. Just wait a bit and they should open up.
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I came with them on lunch sometimes but it's awkward. They are all older than me, know each other well, chatting over topic that I dont know much about. They play rank csgo regularly but I can't join because I suck ass. Where do I find friends here? I like being alone but I don't like feeling awkward around people. I need to find those cringey weeaboos and get into their circle. Anyone is ok, as long as I can blend in. I stand out when I'm the only one without friends and it feels like shit.
Do any of your anons heres have experience in logistics? Previous job got yeeted and I managed to get into a supply chain side job from a friend at a small company. Mostly sysadmin + supply chain. Right now it's a 10 man op including the boss but they are worried that people will steal their shit since they do a lot of prototyping work.
How do you guys write test case? I'm having trouble writing test cases when there's always room to improve and I keep missing info or get it wrong.  Srs and such there's so much info that I need to have a deep understanding on.
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Always test all edge cases and min and max cases.
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Auto test guy here, I'm so fucking fucked. I know literally nothing and their actual requirement is 2 year of experience. Help me guys, I lied too much on cv and they actually believed me.
Replies: >>11739 >>11746
Either lie and say that you can't for whatever reason or just go with it. 
If you're smart enough you can learn on the job and start studying now can help.
Every company is different. You're going to have 10 years experience and still walk into a new place and have no idea what's going on. They also don't expect much in the first 3-6 months either. Just chill out and learn what they want you to do as best as you can.
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If you're a full time employee getting paid by the year then yes. If you're a contractor getting paid by the hour then that's when they expect you to get shit done on day 1.
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