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code-for-a-living June 21, 2017

London Companies Hiring Developers Right Now

There are plenty of reasons a person might want to live in London. Whether you’re obsessed with British history and architecture, dream of weekend jaunts to Paris, or just love a good pub, London has something for everybody. And if you code for a living, you’re in luck, because there are plenty of London companies hiring…
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Marketing (Former)
code-for-a-living May 27, 2017

Companies Hiring Remote Developers Right Now

Remote work is all over the news right now. IBM’s pulling a Yahoo and forcing all their remote employees to plant themselves in offices or find new jobs. Apple is building a massive 5 billion dollar campus in Silicon Valley, and some are calling it a tone deaf mistake—talent wants flexibility, not a campus they…
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Marketing (Former)
code-for-a-living May 12, 2017

How Stack Overflow Jobs Puts Developers First

I’m Donna Choi, and I’m the Product Designer for the Stack Overflow Jobs team. I’d like to revisit and share with you our standards for developing Jobs. These are living standards—we’re constantly rethinking our approach as we talk to users about what kind of product would help them most. For a little more context: part…
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Community Design Lead
code-for-a-living May 8, 2017

Live + Work Anywhere With These Companies Hiring Now

Remote, relocation, visa sponsorship: these are some of the most highly coveted perks among developers today, and we’re proud to highlight the companies offering them and the jobs they’re hiring for right now. Smart businesses know that top development talent can come from anywhere. Rather than limiting themselves to their own local areas, these companies…
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Marketing (Former)
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)
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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)