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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.

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.

Career Transitions Series: Soft Skills

Career Transitions Series: Values

“Our values can be fluid and change over time. The values you held 5 years ago may be vastly different than what they are today. If they haven’t changed that much, that’s OK! As time passes, we may start to form different opinions about the places we work, the importance of different factors around work, and the field(s) we are a part of.”

What led software engineers to Commit?

It’s normal these days to have a non-linear career path – we find a cadence between taking a break and working, which may also include switching companies.

6 essential but not-so-obvious qualities needed in the first engineer hire at a company

Every technical founder and CTO knows that the first few hires are critical for the future of a company. They can determine success or failure.So what qualities are needed in those first few hires?

New Report: The State of Software Developer Careers in Canada

Our new report reveals what today’s salary savvy software developers need to be fulfilled at work.

Software Engineer’s Technical Interview Questions and Preparation Guide

We prefer to think of technical interviews as a chance for both startups and software engineers to get to know one another and assess whether they’d like to commit to working together.

The Software Engineer’s Career Path: Everything you need to know

There are many entryways into a fulfilling and lasting career in software engineering and development. What’s inspiring is that no two software engineering (or development) career paths are the same. For us, that means this is the kind of career that’s open for exploration, continuous learning, and that can spell success for all kinds of people with different technical skill sets, personalities, and backgrounds.