Last week I covered talked about whether you should work overtime or not. This week, let’s talk about the effects of persistent overtime – burnout. What is burnout? What are the symptoms, and if you’re burned out, what can you do to recover?
There’s a problem in our industry and we need to talk about it. Should software engineers be expected work overtime?
Learning how to program can seem like a daunting activity, but it’s really just like learning anything new – it takes time and practice. Sometimes you’ll feel like you’re not progressing fast enough and not learning anything, but I can assure you that by pushing through those thoughts and feelings, you’ll come out the other end as a programmer! Continue reading Common Fears of Programming, and How to Overcome Your Fears.
As a beginner, ever wonder what programming language you should learn first? I’ll review the common industries and common problems that people solve with different languages to help you figure out which is the right language for you. I’ll also review the average salaries, and which language to choose for the highest paying salary.
This one is for the noobs! Let’s go back to the basics and describe what a software engineer actually does. Continue reading What does a Software Engineer do?