Building a Thriving Tech Career: Strategies for Fresh Graduates

Mujtaba Mehdi
4 min readSep 20, 2023

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The Fresh Graduate Dilemma
  • Learning and Evolving in the Workplace
  • Sharing and Networking
  • Utilizing Online Learning Resources
  • The Power of Reading and Writing
  • Sharing and Collaborating
  • The Art of Asking Questions
  • Conclusion


Starting your career journey as a fresh graduate can feel like navigating uncharted territory. You step into the professional world with limited knowledge of the industry, its tools, and the technologies that power it.

In this article, we’ll explore the path from the fresh graduate dilemma to building a thriving tech career. Drawing from personal experiences and lessons learned along the way, we’ll discuss strategies to not only gain the necessary experience but also to continuously evolve and excel in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

The Fresh Graduate Dilemma:

When I was a fresh graduate from university and I was looking for jobs, I had little idea about the industry, tools and technologies.



Mujtaba Mehdi

Software Test Engineer @ Ecosia, passionate writer and on a mission to help connect talent with meaningful work