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Too good to be true opportunity? Java training and job placement.

I found on Dice.com a posting looking for Java/Android developer trainees. They almost cover anything including free training(5-7weeks), accommodation, seemingly 100% job placement(with 70K+ first year salary), seemingly H1B visa and Green Card sponsorship. This sounds too good to be true to me. Can anyone help me to see if this is scam or legit ? #job #programming #java


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Stephen’s Answer

MindsMapped Online Java / J2EE Training and Placement
MindsMapped helps trainees to understand the core concepts of Java, Data Structures and Algorithm, advanced concepts of Java and frameworks of Java that assist them to excel as a software developer in Java.


As this course gets completed, trainees are prepared to appear and be successful in Java / J2EE interviews and/or pass OCJP/OCWD certification exam.
This online Java / J2EE training program is directed by specialized professionals who have been working in the field of Java and J2EE.
Increase your Java knowledge to give yourself an edge in the job market.


http://mindsmapped.com/java-j2ee-training-online.html
Call them on 385 743 0999 or 385 237 9777


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Brian’s Answer

Too good to be true. While I've heard of companies hiring people with no prior programming experience and teaching them, it's typically a set up where they can identify and keep the top 2%, and even in that case I seriously doubt they'll start anyone at $70K+. There are several red flags here:




  • 7 weeks of training is not enough to learn Java at a level where you could be useful.




  • 100% job placement is unheard of. That's like an online dating site promising 100% marriage results.




  • Accommodation included. If they're paying their "trainees," I'm not sure why they would also need to throw in free housing.




This all sounds very fishy to me . . . on the slim chance that it's legit, there's going to be a catch like you're actually joining the military, or it's extremely dangerous work, or work that is so undesirable that these terms are what is required to get willing candidates.


I would look elsewhere.


Thanks for the advice. I think it might be legit because a Chinese consulting firm called me yesterday and attempted to offer me similar opportunity. But I was then rejected because my college major isn't STEM. They need STEM because only STEM students can extend their OPT period. Now this agency I am contacting seems to be Indian. To be honest, I don't know what they are cooking. Could you help me evaluate this issue further based on additional information I provided? Thanks! Táo Tāo

It still doesn't sound right me to me. Maybe the opportunity would be fairly remote, where you be fairly isolated and away from friends and family for an extended period of time. I Brian Leach, PMP

MindsMapped Online Java / J2EE Training and Placement MindsMapped helps trainees to understand the core concepts of Java, Data Structures and Algorithm, advanced concepts of Java and frameworks of Java that assist them to excel as a software developer in Java. As this course gets completed, trainees are prepared to appear and be successful in Java / J2EE interviews and/or pass OCJP/OCWD certification exam. This online Java / J2EE training program is directed by specialized professionals who have been working in the field of Java and J2EE. Increase your Java knowledge to give yourself an edge in the job market. http://mindsmapped.com/java-j2ee-training-online.html Call them on 385 743 0999 or 385 237 9777 Stephen Paul

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John’s Answer

I have worked with candidates from these companies. I think the biggest thing to be mindful of in your situation, is the company will "place" you. This means you will have very little say in where you end up working. It is also hit or miss, the type of training you will receive.


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andreamarily’s Answer

Find the List OF JAVA J2ee Trainer List and The JOB Training Placement Institute List techjobs.sulekha.com/j2ee-training


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