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My #1 advice for getting into web development

A friend of mine bribed me with lunch the other day to talk about transitioning into a web development, or…

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Beyond the resume is in beta!! (and, more on writing books)

It only took 9 months between an alpha release (the first mention on Twitter was in October), lots of edits…

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Troubles with interviews (and their solutions)

This past week, I’ve conducted six free interview coaching sessions with developers. I offered the 30-minute sessions to subscribers to…

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Please remove “junior” from your developer titles

I’m against the title “junior developer.” It bothers me on a few levels, and while this is mostly a rant…

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Job hunting for developers: Shifting from skills to solving problems

The hiring process is not borne out of altruism. A hiring manager doesn’t wake up one day and say, “You…

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Résumés are garbage, part the second

In a continuation of my “burn your résumé” theme from last month, I remembered a piece of data I read…

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Burn your résumé: Finding your next job as an engineer

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Pam, amateur humorist

One of my not-very-okay-kind-of-maybe secret dreams is to be a “humorist.” Following the “if you say you are, then you…

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The tallest point between NYC and CHI — or, Pam’s new gig

Some pictures from the roof of Comcast Center — aka my new work home, where I’ll be working on xfinity.com,…

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