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By Random1153, history, 5 weeks ago, In English,

Hi,

I've just graduated and started Competitive Programming when i was in the university. I filled a vacancy at one of the good product companies here(which pays good) along with my undeserving university friends. This constant feeling of "I deserve more" made me hate my job and tried to look something better.

But as a matter of fact, this more than the couple of months of conventional Software development job made me realize that it isn't my cup of tea. I am performing poorly at an already boring job. Whenever I force my mind to learn something related to my current job, I end up in pages or youtube channels that perfectly explains the algorithm which could help me in solving a codeforces problem.

One thing CP taught me in my life is "Great things take time". With due practice and hardwork, I could crack an interview at one of the tech giants like Microsoft or Google (which was my initial goal when i started CP) but what's next? I am still going to that boring job at a higher level.

These struts,servlets,javascript and conventional software development doesn't excite me a bit. So what you guys think would be an ideal job for guys like me?

 
 
 
 
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Ok .So you enjoy algorithmic problems but not software related problems. But i dont think there is any job completely fo4 competitive programmers. So just enjoy competiitve contests and go for such jobs which interests you. SIMPLE

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Start by not making a fake account to post.

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    How is this relevant to the discussion?

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      If you want to achieve something, start by not breaking the rules because you're afraid of having your thoughts connected to your identity (or a similar trivial reason). Pretty simple.

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        Tell that to the thousands of Twitter people who threatened to kill President of the U.S. Trump.

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I started to compete in Codeforces two years after graduation. Competitive programming does not directly help in real work, and real work does not give immediate positive feedback as competitive programming.

I'm kinda addicted to CP now. But I will quit when I become a yellow user to show my ability, and focus on the real work afterwards.

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go for a Phd if the industry doesn't excite you :), anyway man you should realize that you need to pay your bills, you need money to buy things :). with that mindset you will be OK.