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code-for-a-living May 3, 2017

Companies Hiring Developers Right Now in Austin, Texas

When U.S. News and World Report released their rankings of the best places to live in the United States in 2017, Austin, Texas topped the list at number 1. Austin’s relatively low cost of living, below-average crime rate, and low taxes make it an attractive home for families and young professionals. Its famous music scene…
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Marketing (Former)
code-for-a-living April 27, 2017

How to Talk About Yourself in an Interview

When people ask me what they should know first about going into technical interviews, they get the same answer: be prepared to talk. Interviews are stressful situations, and that stress can impact how well you communicate. You don’t think things through entirely. You don’t always make complete sentences. You laugh at really inappropriate times.  You get lost in tangents so…
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Principal Data Engineer
code-for-a-living April 21, 2017

Companies Hiring JavaScript Developers Right Now

JavaScript captured the #1 most popular programming language slot in our 2017 Developer Survey (as it has done since 2014), as well as the #2 “most wanted” language (after only Python).  Translation: JavaScript is still here and going strong, and most of you are happy about that. Here are some companies searching for JavaScript developers…
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Marketing (Former)
code-for-a-living April 18, 2017

Companies Hiring PHP Developers Right Now

PHP, a server-side scripting language with a strong open source following, is consistently in demand from employers. Popular PHP frameworks including Zend, CodeIgnitor, Symfony, and Laravel often show up in job listings, as well. If you have PHP skills and are looking for an employer who needs you, look no further. Here are some companies…
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Marketing (Former)
code-for-a-living April 17, 2017

Companies Hiring Developer Interns Right Now

Stack Overflow has long been a resource where students can level up their skills. In fact, we’re pretty sure this is required reading in most computer science classes: So we’re thrilled to announce that we’re now helping student developers find internships on Stack Overflow Jobs. These positions are perfect for students looking for those last-minute summer opportunities. And if…
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Marketing (Former)
Developer offices at Stack Overflow
code-for-a-living April 14, 2017

Can’t Afford Private Offices? Let Developers Go Remote

We at Stack Overflow have long been proponents of private offices for developers. If you’re really not familiar with our stance on this, you should definitely go over and read this post: Why We (Still) Believe in Private Offices. I’ll wait. If you’ve already read it, here’s a quote to refresh your memory: … we…
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Marketing (Former)
code-for-a-living April 11, 2017

Companies Hiring Python Developers Right Now

In our 2017 Developer Survey, Python overtook PHP in our ranking of popular technologies for the first time in five years, with 32% of respondents reporting they use Python in their work. It was also among the top 10 “Most Loved” technologies and it was the #1 technology developers reported wanting to use in their…
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Marketing (Former)
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code-for-a-living April 7, 2017

Companies Hiring Mobile Developers Right Now

Looking for a new mobile development gig? Here are some of our favorite companies hiring mobile developers right now. Google iOS Software Engineer, Mobile Applications Google, of course, is the home of Android—but they also maintain top-notch iOS apps. Wondering what it’s like to develop for iOS from Android headquarters? Google says, “We care deeply…
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Marketing (Former)
code-for-a-living March 16, 2017

Family-Friendly Companies Hiring Right Now

I worked for many years at one local organization, and I loved a lot of things about it; the work was interesting and the people were great. A few things I didn’t love? The minimal paid maternity leave, the inflexible work hours, and the high cost of nearby childcare. Eventually, after investing many years there…
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Marketing (Former)
code-for-a-living March 9, 2017

Developer Hiring Trends in 2017

Now that 2017 is really in swing and spring is on its way, maybe you’re thinking about renewing your job search. At Stack Overflow, we have our finger on the pulse of the developer hiring scene, and we’ve put together some data on 2017 hiring trends to help you steer your search. These are some…
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Marketing (Former)
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code-for-a-living March 8, 2017

Tech Companies Founded by Women… and Hiring Now!

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating all month long by showcasing jobs at companies founded by women. But today is International Women’s Day, so we’re going a step further to look at just a few of the awesome female founders on that list. Here are a few of the many women-founded companies that…
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Marketing (Former)