Career (Con)Quest Comic

Career (Con)Quest #14: The Space Odyssey

strip #14 a space odyssey

Expectations of working for big companies do not always match the reality.

Working for a big name company doing cool and innovative stuff always sounds cool.

You can brag that you are contributing to a self-driving car, spaceship design or write code that will power new-gen AI.

But the truth is that your actual job may sound mind-blowing on paper when in reality you’ll be tasked to contribute a very small thing that takes months to develop…and sums up to a one-line explanation.

Not that fun, eh?

So do give yourself a good reality vs. expectations check when pitching your services to big names in the industry.


  • Bangkit is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer and the stylus behind Freesumes Career Con(Quest) comics series. Over the past five years, Bangkit designed posters, illustrations, and storyboards for... more

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