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7 Common Mistakes I learned from Reviewing 500 Software Developer Resumes

One of the advantages of my role is that we have been continuously hiring software developers. I tend to give a chance to most skilled developers with a below average resume. However, this does not mean that most HR managers or software professionals will do the same. Therefore, it makes sense for you to avoid

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Accelerated Learning|

4 Tech Career Lessons Everyone Should Learn

We spend approximately 80.000 hours once our career comes to a halt. This is our only chance to make a difference. The line is very thin between a fulfilling career and a career that hardly pays your bills. The faster you learn these lessons, the more fulfilling career you can expect as a software developer.

By | October 27th, 2016|Categories: Career Planning|Tags: , , , , , |

Case Study: The €10.000 Salary Research Mistake and How You Can Avoid It

IT engineering jobs are available all over the world. There is an increasing demand for professional software developers. This means to you that you can select between more opportunities than ever before, provided that you are willing to apply for jobs outside your hometown. Researching market expectations have never been easier. There is an increasing

By | October 8th, 2016|Categories: Career Planning, Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Find the Workplace of Your Dreams

Summary: Everyone questions their own decisions at some point. Learn what it is like to question your progress through an example. Realize you have more options than you think Find credible sources on researching your options Decode the reasons behind the questions in Joel's test Draw the ultimate conclusion on how to define your dream

By | September 8th, 2016|Categories: Career Planning|Tags: , , , |

I Am a Software Developer with a Bad Job… Get Me Out of Here!

Summary: Find out what bad jobs are like Get some inspiration about improving your situation Realize how much it costs you if you don't take action Find out what it takes to improve your situation through continuous and consistent action One day before deadline, the design of a single page application looked awful, two major

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Career Planning, Professionalism|Tags: , , |

Design your Career – Become So Good They Can’t Ignore You

Summary: Learn the role of passion in your career Find out how you can become a real craftsman Compare and contrast the passion mindset and the craftsman mindset Know when it is important to turn down promotions Find out when your managers block your progress in your career Learn the path leading towards discovering your

By | July 8th, 2016|Categories: Career Planning, Professionalism|Tags: , , |

Secrets of a Successful Tech Interview

Summary: Compare and contrast the actions of a successful and an unsuccessful candidate Develop a feel for making a lasting impression when applying for a new position Two candidates, one goal: a software engineer job offer in a tech startup. Both candidates have had an equally successful track record. One of them had no chance

By | June 18th, 2016|Categories: Interviews, Professionalism|Tags: , , , , , , |