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Hi,


I graduated with an advanced honors diploma in programming December of last year and I have not been employed by anyone sense then ( I do have a year co-op experience as a developer working for a large bank too). I was experiencing stress in my final years of college and I decided to move back in with my parents to take a break. Unfortunately, they live in a rural area where there is no IT work. Now I am going to start my career again.

During my time off, I have been practicing the trade. I have created a Single Paged Application utilizing JavaScript, HTML, Web Services and ASP WebApi called Spell This (requires logging in: http://www.robbiebrandrick.com/Projects[^]) I have created a Blog engine (http://www.robbiebrandrick.com/[^]) I have even tried freelancing, but unfortunately, I have had problem with my clients not following through, but, I am currently working on a e-commerce website using shopify for my fathers company.

My question is how can I sell my self on my resume and cover letter to show my dedication and skills? Any opinions of my situation are welcome! I know that once I got in the door I would be an asset.


Thanks for your time to read this
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