Career Advice

Helpful tips and guidance for navigating a software engineer career, including full-stack and front-end development.

Why I Don't Like Take-Home Challenges

4 min read

If you want to work in tech, there's a chance you will encounter a take-home challenge at some point in your career. A take-home challenge is a project that you will build in your free time. In this post, I explain why I don't like take-home challenges.

How to Write a Software Engineer Resume

9 min read

If you're looking to land that next software engineer role, then here is what you need to know to make your resume stand out from the rest.

Standing Out LOUDER in the Technical Interview

5 min read

If you want to stand out in the technical interview, you need to demonstrate not only your technical skills but also your communication and collaboration skills. You need to think LOUDER.

Building Your Brand - Writing For Yourself

5 min read

Building your own brand means that you are in control of your audience and how your message is delivered. This is important as you grow your network and audience, so that you are capturing the intrinsic value of your hard work.

Lessons Learned in Freelancing

12 min read

If you want to become a freelance web developer, these are the lessons that will help you have a great time working with clients and being effective.

Ask Me Anything: Career Development

15 min read

I'm a software engineer with over 15 years of experience freelancing, contracting, and corporate development. Ask me anything about career development.

How I Got My Dream Job, As a Self-Taught Software Engineer

7 min read

You don't need a computer science degree to make it as a software engineer. This is my journey from freelance web development to my dream job.

Should I become a Web Developer?

6 min read

Here's what you want to know about web development, whether it's a good career path, and when's the best time to break into the industry.

Hard to Read: Coding, with Communication

5 min read

Whether code is hard to read or not, is a matter of familiarity and accessibility to the codebase. Developers often forget about the latter when debating it.

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