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How to Handle Code Reviews as a New Software Development Hire?

If that would make you feel any better, nobody wants to be criticized about their code quality. Even more extrovert developers who are confident in their code quality style feel intimidated by code reviews – especially during the first few weeks or even months. I’ve been in that situation myself plenty of times. I work…

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What Are The Main Blockers for Part-Time or 100% Remote Employees?

There are different forms of remote teams, such as: On-site teams that allow telecommuting 1–2 days a week. On-site teams where a few folks tend to work remotely often. Distributed teams with offices in different areas (where the majority of the folks work). Remote teams with a centralized office and a number of people working…

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Is Freelancing a Better Career Path Than Product Development?

Both approaches are feasible – although they require different strategies and a certain type of mindset for each endeavor. Freelancing is selling your time for delivering a service. It’s an active engagement that is directly related to your involvement and time spent on a project. If you have a client and a project in hand,…

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Why Leadership Is More Important For a Technical Software Lead Job?

That’s a somewhat common requirement for larger technical organizations, some startups, and businesses employing 40–150 people. There are different reasons why it may be a good idea. Resource optimization From a purely practical standpoint, the 50–50 option means that you hire a single employee for two “different” positions. When running a small company (or a…

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How To Explain Flaws In a Web Design Provided By a Client?

Thanks for A2A. For starters, my background is in technology and I’m not a designer by heart. Heck, I am partially colorblind as well which doesn’t help telling between nuances of the green and blue gamma. With that in mind, I tend to often be on both sides of the table every week. In either…

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How Do Entrepreneurs Pivot With Limited Money and Manpower?

The most genuine disappointment from entrepreneurship I’ve seen myself were former full-time employees who used to work in large corporations. There was the initial hype, desire, hustle, and dreams. This took a couple of weeks. The hard work and actionable enthusiasm followed. Another month down the road. Yet, results were nowhere to be found. This…

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