Tag Archives: soft skills

How to Structure Your Presentation to be Clear and Convincing

Have you ever sat in a meeting where you felt bored? You had to endure a presentation where the speaker read several paragraphs per slide, all in monotone. Some rando in the room kept asking useless questions, prolonging the presentation. … Continue reading

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CS Internship Guide #17: The Problem with College Career Counselors

Why college career counselors can’t teach you how to get a CS internship. Continue reading

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Why Are Software Engineers So Specific?

Software engineers have to examine tiny differences every day. Sometimes this mindset leaks into other parts of our lives. 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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CS Internship Guide #5: Debunking Myths About Career Fairs

Students should attend career fairs if they want an internship. There are plenty of myths that circulate, and I explain why each of them are untrue. Continue reading

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