How you quit a job is as important as how you start it

Dear new developer, I enjoyed this article about how to quit. It covers a lot of relevant territory. My favorite quote: By convention, when people are uninspired by their role or unsure about their next career move, most hold this back from their manager. They feel a sense of duty to be invested in the … Continue reading How you quit a job is as important as how you start it

Why is goal setting so difficult?

This is a guest post from Tiffany Jachja. Enjoy. Dear Developer, Many people will encourage you to set goals and find ways to share them for your career development. All of us have struggled with filling out templates, worksheets, and other forms of documentation to lead the conversation about what we hope to accomplish in … Continue reading Why is goal setting so difficult?

What I look for when hiring new grads

This is a guest post from Matt Schellhas. Enjoy. Dear new developer, I personally look for some of the same things as my peers: Is your resume/LinkedIn fine? It doesn’t need to be awesome. You don’t have a ton of experience to show, so please don’t try and oversell your experience — that just makes … Continue reading What I look for when hiring new grads

Nine ways of looking at a developer

This is a guest post from Vincent Ng. Enjoy. Dear New Developer, You have embarked yourself in a tech journey full of opportunities. You will encounter and overcome many obstacles and challenges along your journey. You must make the most of your opportunities and excel in them. Below are nine skills that you can practice … Continue reading Nine ways of looking at a developer