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Advice - If you’re learning to code, then you’re already part of a special, motivated community that recognizes how important digital skills are to a successful career. The next step? Connecting with other techies in the community. Taking...
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Advice - In the classic movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Holly Golightly famously discusses the concept of the “mean reds.” Holly Golightly: You know those days when you get the mean reds? Paul Varjak: The mean reds, you mean like...
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Advertising - Why do some ads go viral and others don’t? Sometimes it is because they feature a celebrity or trigger a psychological response. According to new research, the most shared Super Bowl advertisements from the last game all...
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Advice - Recently, Skillcrush launched the brand new Ruby on Rails Blueprint.What is Rails? How is it different than Ruby on Rails? How hard is it? Is it a programming language? What do I need to know before I learn Ruby on Rails?I had a TON...
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Advice - Dreaming of earning a living without ever leaving your living room? Got the drive for a career in tech but don’t want to drive to an office every day? Then check out these 10 top-paying tech jobs you can do from home. Remote...
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Advice - You’ve probably heard it a million times by now – “You should learn to code.” You know that we’re in the digital age and that almost every job nowadays involves some kind of tech. But you’re still wondering why actually...
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Advice - Have you ever heard this question from a client? “Do you know SEO?” If you haven’t yet, you will soon. Clients know that search engine optimization (SEO) is important, whether they’re sure about how it works or not. They...
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Techs and the City - Last year was a huge year for women in tech but, but 2015 could be even bigger. With more and more women learning to code, an uptick in tech conferences for women, online tech communities cropping up, and more women starting companies...
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Advice - Does everything about the tech job market make you nervous? Or is it just the thought of stepping into one of those open offices, sitting across from a hiring manager in plastic-rimmed glasses, and trying to sound like you’ve been...
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Advice - Do you really know how to be your own boss? It sounds great, right? You wake up whenever you want to (but probably nice and early, since you always treat yourself to a run and a sit-down breakfast), you wear whatever you want, you...
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Advice - Developers come in all shapes and sizes, but they do share one thing in common: they all THINK like programmers. And they bring that approach to everything in their lives, whether it is a challenging software problem, or “hacking”...
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Advice - With barely enough time to get your work done, and never enough time to go to the gym or properly dress your kids, carving out time for your own professional development seems… well, impossible. And picking up  a new skill?...
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Advice - There’s an app for that. But should there be? These days, we all think we need an app. Restaurants want apps for online ordering, credit unions want apps for ATM maps, retail stores want apps that send coupons in real time, and...
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Techs and the City - Hey tech rookies, have you ever gotten advice like this? “You need to get involved in the tech community. Start talking with your tech idols on Twitter. Develop a social media presence so people know you want to code.” Me,...
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Advice - A couple months ago, I posted a photo to Instagram, added all my hashtags and waited with glee for the likes and comments to roll in. Come on, admit it. You do this too. But instead of my daily dose of affirmation, I got this: a...
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Advice - We’ve all been there. There is no lunch to look forward to and going home is hours away, but you can’t keep your eyes open. The afternoon lulls are the worst. They can completely halt progress and throw off the rest of your day....

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