Posts filed under: Software Development Career Advice

Software Development Career Advice

It can be hard to find software development career advice with the politics at most companies.

Who do you trust? And how do you know the advice doesn’t have a hidden agenda behind it?

I’ll share advice here that I wish someone would have told me in my software development career.

Many people think about technology, salary, and promotions when they think of their software development career. But I think it’s more important to understand the dynamics of people and snags you can get into with how your expected to work.

I hope this helps you stay growing in your software development career!


Know When To STOP Learning And Just Write The Code!

Software development draws us in with endless opportunities, but are they right for every project? There's a time to stop learning and write code!...

Technology Addiction – Materialism in Software Development

Technology addiction hurts your software development career if materialism makes you chase shiny objects. It can plague your software development career....

DevOps – The New Lie Of The Software Industry?

There's plenty of "fake news" from the software industry, so beware of the DevOps lie.There's a lot of confusion - just follow the money to see why....

Pull Your Software Project Out Of A Death Spiral!

Being on a software project death spiral can be extremely stressful.It usually happens when your company is doing FAKE Agile software development....

Programming Estimation – Estimate Software Tasks With Caution

Programming estimation is a dangerous activity that should be approached with caution! But people make estimating software tasks more stressful than needed....

Say NO On A Software Project – So They Will Listen!

It's bound to happen that at some point you'll be asked to do some work that you know will have a negative outcome.You can say no on a software project with grace - or build resentment if you don't establish clear boundaries....

What To Do When Your Software Tasks Will Be Late

No matter how good you are at developing software, sometimes you'll be late with your work. How you handle this often has far reaching implications on your career and your health. ...

Software Project Burnout: Is It Them Or You?

It's easy to blame your company when a software project seems to require so many hours, that you get burned out. But software project burnout could be your fault....

Can Imposter Syndrome Help Software Developers Grow?

We all put up with imposter syndrome when we're new, because others expect that we don't know what we're doing.But after a few years in software development, we need to feel it again....

Cope With A Failing Software Project

We all hate that sinking feeling when we know we're on a failing software project. What you do then will have a bigger impact on your health than your reputation....

5 Ways To Cope With The ANXIETY Of Software Development!

Are you feeling worried that you won't get what you want out of your career? I'd like to share 5 ways to cope with the anxiety of software development....
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