Struggling to stay consistent in your tech job search?
Career roadmaps make it easier.
Today, you’ll learn how to set one up - and why.
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It’s how one EntryLevel student landed 2+ tech roles in 6 months.
It’s how you:
Think of your career vision and work backwards from there.
Psst: you can use AI to help you make a plan too. Use this prompt:
You’re a tech career guidance expert. I want to break into [insert field here]. Plan a roadmap for me to learn the skills I need to land a job in that role in [insert timeframe here, like 6 months].
After you get a response, use this prompt next.
(You want to put separate requests in separate prompts for better quality answers.)
Now provide me with a list of resources to learn the above. Break it down into a comprehensive, straightforward curriculum so I’m not overwhelmed. I want to know what tasks I should be doing every single week - from what skills I need to learn to the projects I should try.
You can share the curriculum in the format below.
Week 1 topics:
Skills to learn:
Tasks and projects:
I created a Google Sheets template to help.
Just make a copy of it to edit:
Please note there are 3 separate sheets. Follow the steps outlined in the guide above.
You can also change the timeline to start today.
Need more inspiration before getting started?
I recommend checking out these resources.
LinkedIn post about listing out required skills: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/nadiaelinbabi_portfolio-design-tips-ugcPost-7057803550231289857-yApN
How an EntryLevel student landed 2+ roles in 6 months: https://www.entrylevel.net/events/how-to-get-pm-experience
How an EntryLevel student landed a role in 4 months: https://www.entrylevel.net/events/get-a-pm-internship-in-4-months