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I Google Simple Functions Daily… Am I A Bad Developer?

“Help! I Landed A Job, And I Have No Idea What I’m Doing!” Do you feel like you don’t know what you’re doing… like you’re a fraud? Impostor syndrome is common in our industry. Wondering when you’ll “just know” something and not be so reliant on Google & Stack Overflow? That day never comes. Anxiety comes from […]

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Why I Quit Freelancing

After a second full-time stint, I’ve decided to seek full-time employment opportunities. I’ve had a few people ask me why I’ve made this switch, so here’s my reason why. First, to clarify:  I don’t mean to put freelancing as a profession or those who make that career choice on blast. I have plenty of friends […]

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Freelancing vs. Employment — When to Go Solo and When to Join a Team

Most creatives freelance at some point. Either as extra nights-and-weekends work, filling gaps between jobs, or building your own business. I advocate for learning the basics of doing client work. It gives you immutable job security. If you know how to find clients and profitable work, you’re never unemployed. The ability to fend for yourself provides freedom. At some point, you’ll face […]

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