Pivoting Your Career

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 by Barret life, career, transition

I recently found myself in the uncomfortable position of having to look for a new job. Thanks to the “alleged” poor life decisions of a certain former leadership person, the company I had poured most of the last four years into was closing its doors. We’d limped along best we could for a time after the “event”, but it was not to be. It was time to put it out of its misery.

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Hey Devs, You Are Not Expected To Know Everything

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 by Barret productivity, development, career

There was a tweet that entered my timeline yesterday that really caught my attention: If you’re a new programmer I just want you to know, me and all of my colleagues with years of experience¬†Google the most basic things _daily_ Accounting Shower Curtain and Unusual Bedroom (@oliviacpu) December 13, 2017 It seems one of the most basic concepts. Yet it gets completely hidden by the developer community. It doesn’t matter how many years of experience you have in a particular language.

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