12 posts tagged with "career"

The best tech stack for your project in 2020

August 05, 2020, 3 min read, tagged as: careerstrategyleadership

There's two philosophies when it comes to choosing the right tech stack. 1. First solve the problem. Then write the code. What makes your…

Hope is not a strategy when building a team

August 05, 2020, 1 min read, tagged as: careerstrategyleadership

The most important trait of a world class team is that everyone is rowing in the same direction. This doesn't happen by chance. Nothing has…

Reflecting on my Team Building Strategy

July 29, 2020, 4 min read, tagged as: careerstrategyleadership

Strategy is not a lengthy action plan. It is the evolution of a central idea through continually changing circumstances. - Jack Welch The…

Creating an Engineering Growth Map

May 20, 2020, 3 min read, tagged as: careermentorship

Becoming a great engineer doesn't happen by chance. Aside from continuing to develop technical skills, it takes support, focus and direction…

The real secret to achieving your goals

May 13, 2020, 2 min read, tagged as: careermentorship

Recently, I've been thinking a lot about goals. I believe that by setting clear, attainable goals and being able to measure successes or…

What makes a good engineering culture?

May 06, 2020, 7 min read, tagged as: careermentorship

Empowerment. A healthy culture creates empowerment which breeds ownership, proactivity and resilience. A healthy culture creates happiness…

What does a Senior Software Engineer do?

April 27, 2020, 6 min read, tagged as: careermentorship

In a previous article, I talked about what I do as a Director of Engineering . After reading some of the fantastic conversation on Hacker…

What does a Director of Engineering do?

April 15, 2020, 7 min read, tagged as: careermentorship

I've been fortunate in my career to be part of organizations that have always constantly pushed me. When I started with the company I'm…

"What are your salary expectations?" - How to figure out what really motivates you, besides money

April 10, 2020, 5 min read, tagged as: careermentorship

We're in the golden age of technology. The demand for developers and individuals that understand technology far outweighs the supply and it…

10 Tips for working from home that actually work

March 22, 2020, 2 min read, tagged as: careermentorship

Working from home, or working "remotely" has been a trend that's been becoming more popular on for a while. For employees its an opportunity…

20 examples of ambitious and achievable SMART goals

November 10, 2019, 1 min read, tagged as: careermentorship

Defining SMART goals is one of the most important steps to success. You need to figure out where you're going so that you can make a plan of…

The 5 most important things to look for in your next job

October 29, 2019, 4 min read, tagged as: careermentorship

Tl;dr at the bottom of the post. What do you see yourself doing next year? How about 5 years from now? I always thought I knew what I wanted…

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