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Imposter Syndrome isn’t just for Junior Developers.

Walking into a buzzing Manhattan office on my first day, I was just as intimidated as the first job I was hired for. I was surrounded by some of the smartest people I’ve ever met, and somehow they all seemed to know each other. Weird how that works. I had ten years of experience, a skill set that......

Why I Dropped Out of College

In every job interview I’ve ever been in, this question has always been asked. In the beginning of my career, I tiptoed around it, trying to justify my decision with anything that would change the subject. Hiring professionals aren’t typically super excited you bowed out of any challenge, much less......

Burnout is okay, it’s part of becoming a better developer.

The majority of developers I’ve worked with or met have fallen into a phase of burnout. It’s tiring keeping up with every JavaScript framework that’s “the new standard”. This of course changes every 6 months, and senior developers know how to navigate these trends. There’s not many careers that ch......

A Developer Motto to Live By

Every article I’ve read about hiring the “right” developer has a different perfect solution. But to me, the best developers I’ve ever worked with have had the same quality. You can write a perfect job description, requiring your complete engineering stack, and still fail to find the right fit. Lea......

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