I'm still in school, but I will be graduating in a couple months. My goal is to get promoted as quickly as possible at a reputable company like Google. However, there are so many ways to get better as a software engineer, and I'm unsure how to prioritize all of this information. What should I focus on since I'm earlier-in-career to really unlock that fast career progression?
Great question! There's definitely so many angles to being a strong software engineer, and it can easily be overwhelming. For someone at your level, I would boil it down to these 2 big categories:
Writing Great Code Quickly
Wanted to add 2 context-specific pieces of advice: