Fewer Applications, More Interviews: How Professional Allies Can Help You Land Your First Jr Dev Role

This is a guest post from Dagny Wise. Enjoy. Dear New Developer, Even when your GitHub is a work of art, your portfolio is up and running, and your resume is looking good, it can be rough to get hired as a career-changer who’s never worked as a dev before. Before you throw your money … Continue reading Fewer Applications, More Interviews: How Professional Allies Can Help You Land Your First Jr Dev Role

Learn a Little Network Engineering

This is a guest blog post from Allan Wintersieck. Enjoy. Dear new developer, I realize that just trying to learn basic programming principles can feel daunting enough, but if I may, I’d recommend adding one more task to your list: learn a little bit about network engineering. Networking underpins everything web and app developers do, … Continue reading Learn a Little Network Engineering

Tips for Building Your Work Network

Dear new developer, I talked previously about a technique to help you network with strangers. But networking isn't just about meeting strangers and starting up conversations easily. The easiest way to build your network is to foster it at work. Again, this will help you if you are looking to hire, learn more about an … Continue reading Tips for Building Your Work Network

Tips from a recent bootcamp graduate

This is a guest blog post from Jesse Ling. Enjoy. Dear new developer, Be comfortable with being uncomfortable. You’ll never know all the things. And that’s ok. Ask questions - at the right time. There’s a fine line between reaching out for help too early and too late. Struggling is imperative to growth, but reaching … Continue reading Tips from a recent bootcamp graduate

Use a Conversational Hook When Networking With Strangers

Dear new developer, Work on your network. It will help you in numerous ways as you progress in your career. Whatever you are looking for: a new job, to hire someone, to get a mentor, to learn about a new technology, having a list of people that you know and/or have worked with that you … Continue reading Use a Conversational Hook When Networking With Strangers