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Errata for Land the Tech Job You Love

 

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  • Reported in: P1.0 (19-Dec-09)
#41868
Paper page: 14
"Monday morning everyone was able to come in and get work at 8 a.m."... should that be "come in and get _to_ work" ? or "come in and get files" ?--Mic...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (25-Oct-09)
#41086
PDF page: 39
Duplicate word in beginnng of paragraph at top of page 39 (pdf): "He found that some some aspects of a job are motivators..." ----------------^^^^--...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (27-Nov-11)
#48050
PDF page: 39

twosome - "He found that >>>some some<<< aspects of a job are motivators".
BTW:great book!--Jakub Tuček

  • Reported in: P1.0 (27-Nov-11)
#48051
PDF page: 44
subchapter Pride and Prestige "If you think this sounds >>>egotistical<<<" - I am not native english speaker, but I think author means egoistical.--J...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (07-Dec-09)
#41745
PDF page: 49
The list in the last sentence on the page lacks a comma between "like" and "modify": "You’ll create a first version, use it, see what you don’t like m...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (08-Dec-09)
#41748
PDF page: 56

In the last paragraph, “You’re interested for working for us..." should be “You’re interested in working for us...."--Craig Demyanovich

  • Reported in: B1.0 (31-May-09)
#39291
PDF page: 57
In the paragraph describing the company heading, "if the company is unlikely to be familiar with the reader" should be "if the reader is unlikely to b...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (08-Dec-09)
#41749
PDF page: 65
In the paragraph before the bulleted list, "...it gives weight to the value that provided." should be "...it gives weight to the value that you provid...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (27-Sep-09)
#40874
PDF page: 70
"The same would hold true if you have a generally accepted certification, such as a CCNA or CCNE from Cisco." I guess, CCNE must be changed to CCNP...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (14-Sep-11)
#47562
PDF page: 72

Resume line is "Faire Fans", text in following paragraph references "Faire Geeks"

  • Reported in: P1.0 (15-Dec-11)
#48302
Paper page: 98
Halfway down the page, a sentence says: ...he works for, since them employ him. and probably should be ...he works for, since they empl...more...
  • Reported in: B1.0 (07-Jun-09)
#39357
PDF page: 104

First paragraph after the example says "since them employ him" instead of "since they employ him."--Tim Wentz

  • Reported in: P1.0 (03-Jul-09)
#39811
PDF page: 112
In the section "Not-Quite-Random Web Searching", second paragraph, the suggested search is "bob.smith@example.com -site:example.com", but because of t...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (13-Dec-12)
#50372
PDF page: 113
This example is cartoonishly bad, but not at all implausable. The author of that email does not give a good impression about himself or the company h...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (21-Sep-09)
#40821
Paper page: 118
In answering a request for salary histor with a salary expectation, the word my is missing from "experience and talents" in the sentence "Based on my ...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (23-Oct-11)
#47805
PDF page: 127
It states: "Introduced test-driven development that reduced defects by 27% per KLOC". I would suggest to remove the "per KLOC" part completely, as ...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (02-Jun-10)
#43528
PDF page: 131

Section 6.4, second paragraph, second sentence: "If they company knows" should be "If the company knows".

  • Reported in: P1.0 (03-Jul-09)
#39812
PDF page: 166

The implication is reversed in point 1. It should read "If you can do Active Directory, you can do LDAP."--Pete Krawczyk

  • Reported in: P1.0 (05-Dec-11)
#48205
PDF page: 171

Run-on sentence. "This is a job I’d like to work on I think I can bring..."--Andy Lester

  • Reported in: P1.0 (16-Jul-09)
#40019
PDF page: 174

"Granted, having your future employment on the line can add a bit stress" is missing the "of".--Andy Lester

  • Reported in: P1.0 (27-Sep-11)
#47653
PDF page: 216
The first sentence on the page uses a singular noun ("choice") when it should have a plural noun ("choices"). The sentence reads, "Once you have an of...more...