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How to improve problem solving skills while unemployed? [closed]

I graduated from the university where I learned mathematics, computer science, statistics and physics. It was really nice to solve problems and optimize things. How can I improve my problem solving ...
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Do any companies have comprehensive internal documentation that is public? [closed]

By comprehensive internal documentation, I mean pages / documents that explain how team members do their jobs, and one place that connects all these pages. The purpose of these are to train new team ...
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Mainly front end, suggested back end task [closed]

I've been doing front end at my job lately (roughly three years). It is going OK. I did some other stuff too in this period using other front end framework, and some Java-desktop. Recently my boss ...
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Should I use my personal e-mail address, or my workplace one, when registering to external websites for work purposes?

I need to register at, for example, oracle.com and docker.com to download some (free) stuff, etc. These accounts would be used only for the job I do at my company. My company doesn't have any ...
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Should I code my own website from scratch or use a service as someone in tech? [closed]

I work in the tech industry as a data scientist. I generally know how to code with HTML/CSS and Javascript, as I like to attend hackathons where those sort of projects are popular. But I'm not a web ...
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Creating a Website as a Beginner. Costs Calculating for the Customer [closed]

I've got an "offer" to create a Website with an ecommerce Shop. I did not work much in the Webdevelopment and the customer asked me of course how much it will cost. I replied that I've to calculate it ...
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Client has asked for a piece to be rewritten after agency acceptance of my submission. How much should I charge?

Yesterday I was given a job which was to proofread a website and make any changes "where necessary". That's all the brief said. I did so, amended any typos etc, changed some grammar and spiced it up ...
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Is it acceptable to 'bypass' a job application web screening form? [closed]

I would like to apply for a Mechanical Engineering job, which I believe I meet all of the skill/experience requirements for, except that they are asking for a PhD on the job description, which I don't ...
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Posting article on LinkedIn vs. on company blog [closed]

Writing has always been an under-developed hobby of mine, and I recently got interested in writing articles related to the type of work I do (ie. software industry, so that means Technical how-to ...
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How much money should I sell my personal project e-commerce website source code to my current employer? [closed]

Over the past few years I have been developing an e-commerce website for a business idea I want to establish in the future however can not right now for a multitude of reasons. However my current ...
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In angel.co, is the ”reply to this email with 3 available times in the next week“ response message sent by the website automatically or by recruiters? [closed]

In https://angel.co/, I received messages from two interested recruiters from different companies, whose job descriptions say that they don't provide working visa sponsorship. I replied to them ...
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How to pass a business opportunity to a company and ask for money

I had an interview for a company that does UX analytics for some major global brands. It went OK technically - I think I could do the job (3rd line/tech support for their JavaScript library) - but ...
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Do company intranet sites need to be ADA compliant? [closed]

I am reading that company public facing sites need to be ADA compliant (at least government, either state, local or fed). I am asking for documentation stating if a company's internal intranet site ...
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Interview email follow-up (Web Developer role) [duplicate]

I recently went for an interview with a new startup company for a Web Developer role. The interview was with the project manager, and it went quite well and it lasted about 45 mins and I'm able to ...
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Is information about caring for my family TMI in a website bio?

The bio on my website currently has the sentence I currently stay home to provide and coordinate care for my son, an awesome and spirited 10yo, as well as keep busy with personal and community ...
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Is it reasonable to ask IT to setup a personal intranet website for me? [closed]

I'm a data analyst who would really like to have my own website at work on our intranet. I'm tired of trying to having to share documents and trying to work within the confines of common software like ...
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Can a web developer be accountable for text content that a copywriter has created? [closed]

I work at a design agency and a copywriter wrote a copy document to populate a website. I uploaded it onto the site after skimming through for any grammatical errors but I didn't really digest the ...
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How should I respond in an interview when asked if I had comments on their site?

I had an interview several months back for a web development internship at a company. During the interview, one of the developers interviewing me asked me if I had any comments on their website. A ...
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“Political” Content on a Web Design/Software Development Portolio?

I am currently setting up a portfolio website to include on my resume to try and showcase some of my software development skills, but I don't have too many examples of front-end web design. For this ...
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Should I slate my potential future employer's website at an interview for a dev position? [duplicate]

I have an interview coming up at a marketing agency. They have multiple developers so I feel they should be somewhat competent. I'd rate my own skills as middleweight. They want a full-stacker. I've ...
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How do you have conversations about lack of technical expertise? [closed]

I've been working for almost a year as a sort of graphic designer that can develop, or a developer who knows photoshop. As a side project, my manager and I have been working on a web app, and I've ...
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Rejected for having duplicate accounts on company's career site

After i finished my Bachelor degree I was looking for a job in some international companies so I was creating accounts on their career sites and applying directly from their systems. Then I decided to ...
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Should I suggest blocking Arqade at my workplace? [closed]

My workplace has a filter for blocking non-work related websites. Thankfully, the filter is lenient enough that I have not come across any instances where a work-necessary resource has been blocked. ...
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Is it acceptable to collaborate with coworkers on a project outside work to prove something to our manager?

I think it's perfectly fine to work on a project with coworkers "just for fun" outside work as long as we're not on company time, and we're not using company resources. But our situation isn't ...
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How do I choose between salary, skills and future? [closed]

I'm working in a very small startup as a web developer since last 8 months, . I’ve learned web skills quite well. Now they are switching their backend to another technology, which I don’t know. I ...
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Asking for half stipend in mid-way of an internship

So, since past 5 months, I have been doing this work-from-home internship for writing few tutorials on programming. I was doing at really slow pace in the beginning because of my college but now in my ...
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How can I communicate that the project's (website) time limit is too tight, especially because I have to read up on the whole stack? [duplicate]

Short version: I am a student employee who applied for frontend development and have no experience the specific programming language nor framework. My employer, not familiar with what I exactly have ...
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Should I block non-work-related websites? [duplicate]

To improve productivity at my company, I'm considering blocking non-work related websites. This includes social media sites like Facebook and news sites - basically sites that tend to be time killers. ...
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My boss wants to use an older development tool I don't like [duplicate]

I work for a school district and we currently use the old Google sites for all of our schools. I've been pushing really hard to move away from that and host/write our own sites from scratch. Things ...
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Having a professional website

I currently have a website that I created that I was planning to use to display my portfolio. The only issue is that it isn't the fanciest website out there. I was wondering would this hurt my chances ...
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How likely does it make sense to ask much more than the offer on Upwork?

I've noticed on Upwork that there are some job listing sporting an egregiously low offer, which, as far as I know, is inconceivable that could actually generate the desired outcome. Often, those ...
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Is it okay to suggest doing extra contract/overtime projects at work?

Work as a junior web developer for a smallish software company. The company is currently looking for an agency to design them a new website. We don't have the capacity to do this internally. Is it ...
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Why describe the level of proficiency in a skill by using percentages?

Lately I've come across a lot of resume, portfolio or business websites showing the level of proficiency in a certain array of skills by using percentages. For example, I saw something like this on ...
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How to inspire change as a new employee in a company that's clearly becoming obsolete? [duplicate]

I was hired recently into an old company from the 80s that sells some niche BASIC software, servers, and support for warehousing and fulfillment. My position is the lone programmer in the "new" web ...
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Which personal information should I publish on my website as a resume?

I am planning to develop my own website as part of a (public) resume. I am not sure about the information that I should share on this public space. I guess I'll include the same information which I ...
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My client wants me to work on-site

I'm a web developer, and building an app for one of my clients. The project is kind of big and I hired online freelancers to do javascript and jquery for me. The project has taken a while and now it'...
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Is it OK to do work related projects involving site ripping while at home? (Contains technical jargon) [closed]

I just need to bring up a minor predicament that I need to discuss related to my job. I was assigned a task that involves removing unnecessary external web service snippets in my work place's web ...
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When to include links in a resume [duplicate]

My comment in another answer sparked a conversation, so I decided to turn it into a question. When, if ever, is it appropriate to include a link in a resume? In particular I'm curious about links to ...
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At the end of contracting work (IT/Programming), what steps need to be taken to protect myself from any technical issues company might have

In particular, I'm interested to know what to do in terms on handing over things like passwords to systems. Should I demand passwords to be changed immediately so that I don't have access? The ...
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New college grad hired as a hardware developer; how do I deal with being told I'm now a Front-End Web developer?

I landed a job that I applied for right out of college. The job listing was for a software developer utilizing C#/Python/C++ and during the interview, it was revealed that the position that I was ...
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How to recover from a missing portfolio element?

The situation: I worked freelance from high school as a "web designer" (I'd label myself a front end developer now) for a bad client. Not good, not a client from hell, but overall, it was a bad time. ...
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Should I say in my website that my focus is to study grad school?

I am looking for a job to fill the gap before I go to grad school. I have built a personal website to sell myself better. Currently, at the homepage, I write that my objective is to continue my ...
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Should I mark up my normal rate when using a freelancing site which takes a cut? [closed]

My rate for direct freelancing projects is X. A client has asked me to use Upwork, which takes a 10% cut. Should I increase my rate to X + 11%, putting the overhead on the client, or keep the same ...
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How to add links to websites on a resume [duplicate]

I have user accounts on stackoverflow, project euler, and git hub. How would I add these to a resume as proof that I can program and know what I say I do?
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Doing Inefficient Work vs Eliminating Own Position

I recently started a position as the sole web designer/developer in a company with almost zero experience in the field, resulting in very little oversight or evaluation of my performance in regard to ...
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Appropriate to list personal photography website on resume? [duplicate]

I'm a recent graduate looking for entry level positions relating to front-end web development. I maintain a personal website for my photography, and I was wondering if it would be appropriate to ...
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What is my job role title? [closed]

Long story short, I am an IT professional that comes from a web development background. I have recently undertaken a new position as a front end web developer (contract) with a small start up. Upon ...
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Web developer in marketing shop: use cube window dressing?

I don't usually bother people with the nitty-gritty of web development, e.g., programming, because nobody cares. The marketing folks just care about the deliverables. However, all of my notes, plans, ...
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How do I ask for a job as web developer in USA

I am a student and I moved to a town in USA to work during the summer. I already have a job in a restaurant (in order to get the working visa) here, but since I am a computer science student with 1 ...
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Being a company's only web person, how should I expect to be treated? [closed]

Thanks for taking the time to potentially help me here. Even if you're not a web designer/developer I think you might be able to offer some advice. I used to work at an ad agency as a webmaster, but ...