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Title Inflation Can Be a Tricky Thing

“You should keep your ambition in check.” That’s some misplaced, yet free advice I got from a co-worker as I was on my way out of a job earlier in my career. A little ambition goes a long way. But, … Continue reading

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My Tips for the First 90 Days

Earlier in my career, I went through a period of great anxiety when starting new jobs. So much anxiety that it would become debilitating and even impede my progress during the early days. I now take the time to re-read … Continue reading

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Make Recruiters Work For Their Money

In the software industry, the going rate that recruiters (a.k.a. headhunters) earn for successfully placing you in a job is 20% of your first year’s salary, give or take.  I imagine it’s a pretty good living if you have a … Continue reading

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