Apart from passing the interviews and the theoretical knowledge what other measures can be taken to make sure one has the hands on experience that really matter and increase their chances of success?
Nothing like real world experience but there is a separation between an individual that is well prepared to take on this responsibility and one that lacks it. How can we help more individuals fill these knowledge gaps and become success stories ? What are the pain points and knowledge gaps we see in individuals that don’t succeed ?
One important perspective is around onboarding, especially in FAANG. In Big Tech, there's a ton of process, people, and context that you need in order to be productive.
We also have a masterclass coming soon from Daniel Tomko (former TL at MSFT and Meta) who is an expert in this.
Finally, here are some case studies which can help: