Shake It Off: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

The imposter syndrome is real and you may feel it in your journey to learn to code. What is the imposter syndrome? It’s a feeling that has prevented many people from: Attending a code meetup Applying for a job And taking action in general With respect to coding, it’s a fear that people will uncover…

Ken Mazaika

Tackle the Web Developer Job Search

The web developer job hunt can be scary and it can be a lot of work. And if you approach it the wrong way, it can also be emotionally stressful. We’re going to reverse-engineer the smart way to land a job as a web developer and remove the stress in the process. Instead of taking…

Ken Mazaika

How Shaun Found His Place as a Web Developer

A few years ago, Shaun graduated from college and began a career in construction as a project manager. However, shortly after embarking on his new career, Shaun wasn’t satisfied and realized that construction wasn’t the right field for him. He started looking into other industries and areas that might interest him, which initiated his exploration…

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Expectations of a Junior Developer

It’s not uncommon to think that the expectations of a junior developer are massively different than they really are. This mentality sabotages the performance of many developers on the technical interview. Thinking the bar is higher than it is will lead you to exaggerate, embellish your skills, and ultimately not get the job. It is…

Ken Mazaika