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Apps - “Oh, and of course it should look great on mobile.”It was the end of my meeting with a brand new client, and we were about to wrap up our video call. We had spent an hour outlining exactly what he needed for his site: a...
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Advice - Going freelance can be one of the most rewarding career changes you will ever make. And clearly, people have heard about this little secret: one in three Americans (roughly 42 million) are considered to be freelance, and freelancers...
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Resources - Are you new to tech and feel you can’t follow what people are talking about? Or have you already broken into the industry but feel like a fake because there are still so many terms to tackle?Tech phrases and expressions can be...
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Advice - If you’re reading this, you probably don’t need to be convinced about all the plus sides of freelancing—choosing when, where, with whom, on what and for how much money you work. But, as sweet as it is, freedom always comes with...
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Advice - According to The Freelancer’s Union, 1 in 3 Americans (roughly 42 million) is an independent worker. And by 2020, many predict that freelancers will make up 50% of the labor force. So basically that means, a lot of you reading this...
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Advice - “I hate it!” That was my answer when my then-boyfriend / now-husband asked me how I liked my first day at my first grown-up, supposedly perfect, this-is-what-you-got-your-MBA-for job as operations manager for a major cargo...
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Advice - The term “personal brand” has become a buzzword recently. So what is it, exactly? Your personal brand is how people see you; how they’d describe you—similar to how people describe famous people or companies. It is the set of...
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Advice - Freelancing is a great career option that lets you make your own choices. You get to be your own boss, work with clients you love on projects you’re passionate about, set your own hours, and work however and from wherever you...
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Advice - “So, I’ve been thinking about learning to code…should I do it?”It’s a question I‘ve been getting pretty often since I learned to code. It makes sense. I won’t shut up about how learning to code has opened doors for...
10 Life-Changing Reasons You Should Learn to Code3_EG
Advice - Do you know that sinking feeling you get when you realize you have no idea what you’re going to do next? When you make it to the final round of interviews and you don’t get the job. Or when you stroll up to work, the front door is...
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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...
13 Things You Need To Know About Ruby On Rails3_EG
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...