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6 Ways to Negotiate Like a Pro Board Gamer

I have learned more about negotiation by playing board games than from taking a college course on negotiation. A lot of people are scared of negotiation. They’re afraid to ask for what they want. To me, this is crazy. Are … Continue reading

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How to Get Promoted as a Software Engineer (Even During Tough Times)

“Congratulations,” my manager smiled. “You’ve been promoted.” Despite the toughest job market since the Great Depression, coronavirus, working from home, two reorgs, and two different managers, I finally succeeded at getting a promotion (and a raise). Many people assume, “I’ll … Continue reading

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CS Internship Guide #15: Can I Have More Money?

Part of the CS Internship Guide Congratulations! You’ve just received an internship offer. However, the pay rate feels a little low. “Can I ask for higher pay?” YES! It never hurts to ask. Negotiation is a part of the hiring … Continue reading

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