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5 Tips for Developers working Remotely and perhaps Asynchronously

Times are a-changin’, remote work for the most part seems to be here to stay, or at least a hybrid version of it. As a result, we get to continuously re-visit how we work out loud, collaborate and manage our time.

For some of us, this sounds like an exciting opportunity, and for others this sounds overwhelming – cue going down a rabbit hole of YouTube videos to avoid thinking about it.

Career Transitions Series: Navigating Career Uncertainty

If you’ve been laid off before, you can likely vividly remember exactly how you felt shortly after – anger, guilt, feeling like you’re replaceable.

While they hopefully only happen once in your life (or ideally never!), there are a few ways you can prepare yourself for a potential layoff.

Technical Interviews, Broken and Flawed

Many developers hate traditional technical interviews, so how did this interview process even come to be and why is it still used?

Committed to Success: Rui Ni

“I found my personal growth was kind of limited because the environment we were in was so fast-paced. We had a lot to do and limited time to think about whether it was the right thing to do. I found myself spending too much time doing things rather than learning to push my ideas up to the product owners.”

Compensation Negotiation with Startups

Learning to negotiate compensation is a critical skill to have but also challenging to develop. It’s crucial to strategically communicate your expertise and needs to get the best compensation package possible.

Career Transitions Series: Culture

With a toxic culture accounting for almost two thirds of why employees leave their jobs, there’s never been a better time to carefully consider what kind of culture you want to work in and want to help build.

How Should Startups Deal With Technical Debt? Here Are 3 Different Founder Approaches

Deciding what to do about technical debt can be as thorny as tackling any other kind of debt. Spending substantial amounts of time and money to rebuild or clean up old code can be difficult to justify or explain, particularly to less technical co-founders or investors who are just focused on getting something out the door. At the same time, paying down technical debt can save you loads of pain in the long run.

WhatchaEat Recipe Roulette and Inventory Manager: My Hackathon Onboarding Project

“Commit Engineer, Ramki Subramanian, discusses how he built an automatic recipe generator.”

Committed to Success: Fábio Miranda

“Commit changed my life. It was the bridge that helped me in the most difficult moment in my life to make a career transition. I had all the emotional and professional support, a safety network, to know that if everything goes wrong, Commit is going to support me.”

CI/CD for a Flutter + Firebase PWA with CircleCI

Commit Engineering Partner, Noland Germain, discusses how to build a Flutter app backed by Firebase.