For sure, I 100% agree. The reason I didn’t include that caveat is because I feel there’s a higher percentage of new engineers who are already doing the research, but aren’t asking for help when they hit a wall. Those are the engineers this article is directed to.
I didn’t do a bootcamp. I studied full time for two years. That’s roughly the same amount a CS student would study computer science at a university once you subtract out the time spent taking GenEd classes and having summers off.
If you still don’t think that self-study is adequate training, then let’s take a look at what a…
Though one thing I would argue with is I highly doubt recruiters care or look at endorsements anymore. Like you said, they are very easily manipulated and are ultimately meaningless.
Instead I would try to get coworkers to write recommendations for you. It’s much more impressive when…
Yeah that would definitely make it much easier. I could see an interviewer asking how you would solve it without trimming as many lower level languages (C, C++, etc) don’t have that capability. Though that might only come up at a Google-type company.