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Show & Tell : Landing that job! Part 2

4. Create a game 

Besides games being entertaining, even after you’ve slaved through codes trying to create it, you’ll be able to impress the potential employer with your enthusiasm. Start with small, simple games, and if you feel brave, opt for bigger ones with more variables. Pick the one you’re most proud of even if it’s not your best game creation. Again, the potential employer wants to be assured that you are enthusiastic about what you do.


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If you have anything to add to our discussions, speak up and jump in! 

Keep an eye out for our articles in December-January designed to try and answer the question “How big is too big” when it comes to smartphones, as well as the new and improved virtual reality devices making their way into the market. 

These are just a few projects to get you started. Of course, it’s best to remember to keep in mind the specific job position you’re going for and tailor your portfolio accordingly. Having a portfolio filled with snake and tic-tac-toe games will not help much if you’re going for a website development position. 

Tip: Have premade portfolios geared towards the specific positions you’re interested in to save yourself from dealing with crunch time before the big interview or meeting.

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