The “Big 4”, GitHub, Bootcamps, and Rants – Conversations Overheard From the Kids Table
I’ve been on Reddit for the past few years, mostly giving advice in a subreddit (or “sub”) called CS Career…Read More »
How Engineers Get Found on LinkedIn (and how to hide)
There are two types of software engineers on LinkedIn: those aggravated by the large volume and poor content of incoming recruiter email, and…Read More »
How I Read a Technical Resume
I have spent many hours discussing and writing about how résumés are written, but I’ve never shared much regarding the way résumés are read.…Read More »
How to Make More Money (and the plateau)
Most extended discussions about the technology industry and software engineering trade eventually find their way to the topics of worker supply and…Read More »
What Programming Language Should I Learn?
Several times a week I am asked by a contact/reader/someone on Reddit for advice on what they should learn next. The…Read More »
Do You Need a Degree to be Hired to Develop Software?
I retweeted a link to Here’s a Thing: There’s No Correlation Between a College Degree and Coding Ability. I was a…Read More »
Stupid Recruiter Tricks, Vol. 1: “Where are you interviewing?”
Anyone who has worked with a recruiter has probably been asked “Where else are you interviewing?” or “What other companies have you applied…Read More »
How to Land a Software Engineering Job?
The other day I read this piece by David Byttow on “How to land an engineering job”. And I don’t…Read More »
7 Tips to Starting a Job Search
Do you have a resolution to find a new job this year? Check out these tips for a better, streamlined…Read More »