Creating an inclusive and effective career path: Making the changes
April 11, 20226 min read
A thoughtful career path is a foundational element to building the type of culture you want on your team. The single most important thing you can do to ensure your career path is a more effective and inclusive tool is to make it specific and explicit. This is part three of a 3-part series.
Creating an inclusive and effective career path: Considerations
April 07, 20224 min read
A thoughtful career path is a foundational element to building the type of culture you want on your team. We reward what we measure. This is part two of a 3-part series.
Creating an inclusive and effective career path: Getting started
April 04, 20225 min read
A thoughtful career path is a foundational element to building the type of culture you want on your team. A career path serves many purposes for many different audiences. This is part one of a 3-part series.
Updating dependencies in a frontend project
March 28, 20224 min read
I loathe loathe loathe dependency management. Updating dependencies sounds simple but it's something we're not usually taught. This is the post I wish I had when I was learning how to do this.
How to ask for help
March 22, 20223 min read
Asking for help is a skill like anything else. The better you get at how you ask questions, the better your team and senior engineers will be able to support you–and the more quickly you will level up.
The art of estimation
March 15, 202211 min read
Estimating is HARD but it's a skill that you can hone like any other, such as coding or professional communication.
What to include in a PR description
March 08, 20224 min read
When I'm working with a new team, a question that comes up often is "What info should I include in my PR description?" A good PR description can open doors to quicker and more productive PR reviews.
How I review pull requests
February 28, 20226 min read
Code review is an integral part of most teams' workflows. But knowing exactly what to look at while you're reviewing a team member's code or how to organize your thoughts can be hard.
Tech Transformation Takes More Than Just Software
April 27, 20215 min read
To successfully modernize your legacy technical systems, you have to start by modernizing the human systems that support them.