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Track ALL THE THINGS

I see lots of writing submissions trackers, such as Duotrope and Assignmint, and job application trackers like Huntsy and StartWire. Is there a web app that helps me track multiple kinds of submissions? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Mar 16, 2014 - 1 answer

 

Therapist in midtown Manhattan? Software; life changes?

Are you/were you a software developer or PhD researcher who is or was having horrific career issues? Do you/did you really like your therapist? [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Dec 16, 2013 - 2 answers

Help me pick a path in the software industry

I'm changing careers into the software industry and I am having difficulty choosing a path – lots of different roles look REALLY appealing. If you are working or hiring in the industry, can you advise me on a good route? [more inside]
posted by carbide on Aug 12, 2013 - 8 answers

How to transition into software without a CS degree

Career advice filter: I'm currently an experienced research assistant at a major research university (three years out of undergrad) who developed serious programming skills working on NLP projects doing parsing and information retrieval. My undergraduate degree is in Linguistics. I'm attempting a career transition into a more purely technical, software-oriented, possibly NLP-flavored position. Do you have any practical advice for ways that I can showcase my programming abilities and/or convince prospective employers that I am solid candidate (despite the lack of CS degree)? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2013 - 9 answers

Talk to me programmers!

Is it worth changing careers, getting a masters in CS? [more inside]
posted by nel on Apr 12, 2013 - 17 answers

How can I make a living as a freelance software developer/musician?

I'm currently doing the 9-5 for a company as a software developer during the week and am a church organist on Sundays (as well as a few other freelance music gigs), but I would like to leave the office behind and become a freelance developer so I can spend more time on music. I've thought about this a lot, but now I want to actually DO it. What steps do I need to take to make this happen? Does anyone have experience being in this type of situation? [more inside]
posted by mrbob14 on Apr 3, 2013 - 12 answers

Which sales role has more room for advancement - Direct Enterprise Account Manager OR Channel Partner Manager?

Which sales role has more room for advancement - Direct Enterprise Account Manager OR Channel Partner Manager? [more inside]
posted by magazineaddict on Nov 23, 2011 - 4 answers

Career prospects of medical sales

What are the career prospects like for a sales person of medical solutions? [more inside]
posted by gttommy on Jun 18, 2011 - 2 answers

Career software for academic advisors?

What career interest inventory testing procedures and career related computer software programs would a college academic advisor use? [more inside]
posted by cute little Billy Henderson, age 4 on May 31, 2011 - 4 answers

Leaving a good salary for an MBA

Leaving a $120k salary behind. Am I really insane? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 22, 2011 - 56 answers

courting the tallest companies on earth

What do I need to learn, and what experiences do I need to attain to get a top software development job? [more inside]
posted by TheOtherSide on Feb 15, 2011 - 7 answers

need a head hunter

How do I find a good technical recruiter in the Bay Area? Of course, the catch is that I want to maintain my confidentiality due to current job. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 13, 2010 - 8 answers

What is the modern-day music composition process like?

Composers, musicians, songwriters: What steps do you take to create a piece of music from scratch? Additional questions about working as a composer, music software, planning processes, etc. inside. [more inside]
posted by matticulate on Nov 23, 2010 - 23 answers

Give me your insights into help advance science

Science! How can I use my excessive tech / management / leadership background to enable science (while still getting paid a living wage)? [more inside]
posted by TheOtherSide on Oct 29, 2009 - 3 answers

Should I take a job in Baghdad?

Should I take a job in Baghdad? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 8, 2009 - 26 answers

I want to be passionate about my work... while working in my pjs

Can I make a living coding from home, and where can I find such a job? [more inside]
posted by brandnew on Mar 1, 2008 - 14 answers

Software is cool

Describe your software development job. [more inside]
posted by mpls2 on Oct 28, 2007 - 28 answers

Where would you work (or not), in Austin?

AustinFilter: What software/web development companies (located in Austin) would you want to work for? [more inside]
posted by theRussian on Sep 26, 2007 - 8 answers

Are there any Release Management Engineers out there?

Are there any Release Management Engineers out there? I would like to find out about your daily routine. Besides the responsibilities mentioned in typical job descriptions, what is it like being a release management engineer? Is it stressful? Is there room for creativity? What sort of career path is there? Lastly, how does the pay compare with other software engineering roles?
posted by zzztimbo on Aug 8, 2007 - 1 answer

Random people, decide the course of my life!

Should I quit law school? I was a software engineer for 10 years before starting law school. Now I'm one year in and doing okay (at an upper 2nd tier school), and got a summer internship at a big, prestigious firm. And I absolutely hate it. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 18, 2007 - 26 answers

Hypothetical software developer hiring situation

A software development specific question regarding the age old experience vs. education argument. [more inside]
posted by saraswati on Jul 4, 2007 - 16 answers

How do I fast track my way into consulting?

How do I fast track my way into consulting? [more inside]
posted by gttommy on May 27, 2007 - 8 answers

Researching the software development scene

How do I approach software companies for information on getting future jobs? [more inside]
posted by jacalata on Jun 21, 2006 - 7 answers

Can you recommend software that will generate an extensive site map of my company's intranet?

I'm looking for a piece of software that will spider the company's intranet. After looking around for a few days, I've generated a list of requirements. [more inside]
posted by jennaba on May 31, 2006 - 9 answers

Good lesser-known companies for software developers?

What are some small or lesser-known software or IT consulting companies that have a reputation for being good places to work? Fog Creek Software has been mentioned here many times before, and they brag about being able to hire the best developers. What small or lesser-known companies can you think of with similar reputations?
posted by komilnefopa on Jan 22, 2006 - 8 answers

Managing a Job Hunt

What are some good online resources for the recently unemployed, particularly free or cheap software that helps me manage contact info, calls, appointments, mailings (like a CRM for jobhunting)? Also, recommendations for software for staying on top of the billing for freelance work?
posted by luser on Jan 11, 2005 - 2 answers

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