Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: advice

44 bookmarks tagged “advice

An incomplete list of skills senior engineers need, beyond coding | by Camille Fournier | Jun, 2021 | Medium

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For varying levels of seniority, from senior, to staff, and beyond.. “An incomplete list of skills senior engineers need, beyond coding” is published by Camille Fournier.

Ten Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer - haseeb qureshi

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When the story of how I landed a job at Airbnb went viral, I was surprised at how infatuated people were with my negotiations. Media stories portrayed me as some kind of master negotiator—a wily ex...

Competitive Analysis For Product Engineers | Stay SaaSy

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In my experience, most professional software engineers in industry have little to no experience doing competitive analysis. That’s a shame, because competitive analysis is one of the most useful skills that an engineer can have.

136 facts every web dev should know before they burn out and turn to landscape painting or nude modelling – Baldur Bjarnason

baldurbjarnason.com/2021/100-things-every-web-developer-should-know/
Everything I’ve learned about web development in the almost twenty-five years I’ve been practising. All boiled down into a neat little list that I put together over a week. I’m Icelandic, so I’m prone to absolute statements. It’s a cultural thing. No, I’m not going to explain any of these. There are exceptions to most rules. Web development becomes more complicated the more you pull it apart and less so the more you step back.

My Engineering Values | Mike McQuaid

mikemcquaid.com/2020/12/15/my-engineering-values/
I’ve been encouraged by a mentor to think about what my core (engineering) values are (in the context of being recently promoted to be a “staff engineer” and having my eyes on being a “principal engineer” one day). This felt like something that could be of wider interest so here we go:

Five Tips for Creating a Fantastic UX Résumé | by Jessica Ivins | Medium

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The first thing our students learn about résumés at Center Centre is this: The primary goal of a résumé is to get you a job interview. Using that goal as a guide, I worked with the Center Centre…

Disrespectful Design—Users aren’t stupid or lazy – Somehow Manage

somehowmanage.com/2020/09/13/disrespectful-design-users-arent-stupid-or-lazy/
It's a common narrative in tech to design products with the assumption that users are stupid and lazy. I think that is both disrespectful and wrong. The idea is rooted in a lot of research around product usability, but it has been bastardized. Thing of it as a perversion of the Don't Make Me Think…