I've been "the new engineer" at 7 different companies in my career, at varying levels of seniority and company size. I've also directly worked with 100s of software engineers where the same topic comes up repeatedly: onboarding. The onboarding period, usually the first 2-3 months in the company, is critical
Asking Great Questions
So you’ve finally gotten through discrete math, functional programming, and operating systems, grinded on Leetcode for months, and have a job offer to show for it! You likely came into college knowing nothing about how to code, and after countless sleepless nights of struggling, find yourself in a position
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Label your message A common problem in Slack messages is they are a lot to parse. Let's rewrite the above example without the labels to see the difference: While the above message works, it's a lot to take in all at once and it's not as clear what the point
In my ten years of engineering as an IC and manager, one of the most common mistakes I see junior engineers make is not asking enough questions 🤐 Driven usually by intense impostor syndrome, you toil away quietly on a cryptic error log, frantically Googling and asking ChatGPT for help, but