Making a sustainable mark in development.

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Job hunting? Look here.

Job hunting? Look here.

If you’re just getting started in development, you might be wondering where to look for a job. Just like my friend You know when you haven’t heard from someone in ages, and just as you’re thinking of that person… surprise! Like some kind of psychic intervention – you get a lovely message from them? That… Continue Reading

How to get your foot in the door?

How to get your foot in the door?

I know the problem you’re facing. How do I get experience when I need experience before I can get anyone to give me experience? The answer. Jump in with two feet! Volunteer, intern, and/or take an entry level position. And then work out your UPP*. As my friend Nicole used to say in Samoa “you have to… Continue Reading