21 Ways to Hack Your Way To A New Developer Job

Landing your first job as a developer isn’t necessarily easy. Like most things worth achieving, it takes work. However, there are a ton of little things you can do over the course of your job searching process to make it even more likely that you’ll land an awesome new position as a developer. We came…

Ken Mazaika

Stop Pretending To Know Things You Don’t Know

I’m a programmer and I recently stopped pretending to know things I don’t know. I used to do it all the time. And if you’re a programmer, a designer, a marketer, or really any type of professional that takes pride in your career, you pretended to know things you don’t know. Maybe you still do. But…

Ken Mazaika

The Surprising Lesson I Learned From Building My First App

David was the epitome of success. At the time, he was the chairman of the board of the company that I was interviewing at. Previously, he founded multiple companies that sold for hundreds of millions of dollars. I was incredibly nervous. I had just gotten into web development. David would be interviewing me, and I felt…

Ken Mazaika

The Surefire Way To Get The Promotion You Actually Want

I still remember the minute the idea got into my head.  I was at my second full-time job as a web developer. Little did I know that I would soon figure out how to get the promotion I actually wanted. And it wasn’t the way that I thought it would happen. Let’s rewind. The manager who previously led…

Ken Mazaika