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Is it worth it for an aspiring web developer in NYC to attend the San Francisco Startup Jobs Fair in November? What I mean is what are my chances that a company would be interested in me, allowing that my code skills are up to snuff, if I don’t live ...

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Not being in SF already is no problem at all—demand for talented developers is crazy high, so provided you are a great developer the fact you would need to relocate won’t be a barrier.

If you do travel to SF for the job fair, make sure you get as much out of the trip as possible—try to line up some in-person interviews with companies that look interesting to you in the days before and after the event itself.

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