Posts tagged ‘Web Development’

Don’t Wait ‘Til You Graduate: How a Side Project Can Set You Apart

You’re sitting in the lecture hall, feverishly taking notes as your eyes flick from your laptop to your professor to your open text book. Everything is…

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Our Managers Teach You How to Be an Interview Rock Star: Engineering

Looking for a job as a developer or software engineer? During your interview, you’ll often be asked to show off your technical talents in addition to…

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Why Being a Developer is Awesome—And How You Can Get Started

If you still think you need a computer science degree to become a web developer, you’re wrong. It’s okay—we didn’t know that, either, until we spoke…

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Got 99 Problems, But a Job Ain’t One (If You Read This)

The rules are surprisingly simple if you want to impress Steve Girolami, VP of Engineering at AfterCollege. One: Do not profess to be an expert. Two:…

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Does Your Résumé Piss Off Hiring Managers?

Welcome to the Résumé Teardown! In this installment, we’ll be looking at a real résumé from an applicant we’ve nicknamed “Pro Grammer.” The critique here is…

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A White Board Can Be the Difference Between You and a Job. Here’s Why.

Be open, communicative, and unafraid to explain your thought process. If that means going to a white board and making some diagrams, all the better. That’s…

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Everything You Need to Know About Working as a Front-End Developer

Effortlessly blend right- and left-brain activities with this creative and logical career.

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5 Not-So-Hidden Secrets About Working as a Web Developer

So you’re thinking about entering the wild world of web development? Congratulations! It’s a great time to get started, even if you don’t come from a…

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Forget About Academics! Front-End Developer Résumé Teardown

Welcome to the résumé teardown! In this installment, we’re looking at a cover letter and résumé for a real entry-level front-end developer applicant who we’ve nicknamed…

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How to Get a Front-End Developer Job: Chat with Micah Jaffe, CTO of FairLoan Financial

Are cover letters a waste of time? Short answer: yes (at least in the world of web development). For the longer answer—and some winning strategies to…

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