Career

Unqualified jack-of-all-trades

Young people struggle with their resume at the start of their career. What the hell do you put in there if you have no professional experience? I remember writing filler...

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Professional techsplaining

Riding a bicycle is easy once you know how to do it. Once you've internalised a skill, it's almost effortless to apply it. Working in tech is like that. Through the course...

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Office politics for techies

Techies seem to really dislike backchanneling and dealmaking. Mention office politics and the clich├ęs show up. Gossiping and he-said-she-said. Inept managers are promoted. Great solutions are dismissed in favour of...

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How to land your next dev job

I sometimes get questions through LinkedIn from developers looking to land a new job. Sometimes these people are junior-juniors looking for their first project. In other cases, they have some...

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Career refactoring

Technology moves fast and standing still for a few years will hurt your career. Developers know this. Hiring managers know this. Whenever I interview senior devs, there are always a...

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