June 2016

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Employees at startups are coping with unprecedented levels of anxiety

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/why-employees-at-startups-are-having-to-cope-with-unprecedented-levels-of-anxiety/articleshow/52705347.cms The India Times has an excellent article on the stress that employees at startups are facing. Because startups have few resources and are making a big bet on a payoff they sometimes push workers…


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Salary Negotiations, advice from FreeCodeCamp

https://medium.freecodecamp.com/salary-negotiation-how-not-to-set-a-bunch-of-money-on-fire-605aabbaf84b#.3lmt2vpj3 In this article, Quincy Larson talks about how to negotiate for salary increases: Your goal is to even the playing field as much as possible. One important way to do this is to take…



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The management crisis in software development

In this article Bill Jordan has noticed that the software development industry has been suffering quietly from a slowly developing crisis. The quality of software is low, the users aren’t happy and the hard working…


New resource: Open Sourcing Mental Illness

On our resources page we have added a new organization, OSMI (Open Sourcing Mental Illness). The organization was created to raise awareness and educate the tech community about mental wellness issues within the tech community…


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Podcast on Salary Negotiations

For those software developers in pursuit of a new job or getting a raise, this podcast on Kalzumeus on salary negotiations is filled with great advice. How to answer “What’s your current salary?” The next…