Beyond Coding Recap: Helping Emerging Developers Launch Careers

This summer Stack Overflow, together with a host of NYC-based tech companies, created Beyond Coding, a 10 week program for emerging developers and designers. We sought to guide students through the finer points of professional “soft” skills in order to help those lacking experience gain a foothold in the technical job market.

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Stack Spotlight: Aurélien Gasser

Stack Overflow currently has three offices in New York, London, and Denver. In addition, for many of our teams and job openings, we also offer remote work. As of our last estimation, 20% of our employees work remotely from around the world. One developer who is included in that 20% is Aurélien Gasser, who works remotely from his home in London. Read on to learn what his job entails and the unique way he ended up working here.

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Why Stack Overflow is a Good Workplace for Women

When Google released its diversity numbers in 2014, the company [stated] (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2014/05/getting-to-work-on-diversity-at-google.html), “[We’re] not where we want to be when it comes to diversity, and it’s hard to address these kinds of challenges if you’re not prepared to discuss them openly, and with the facts.”

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Stack Spotlight: Bethany Marzewski

Each month we’ll be featuring a short interview with one of our very own employees here at Stack Overflow. You’ll learn how they came to Stack Overflow, what projects they’re currently working on, and why they love working here.
First up is our Marketing Manager, Customer Happiness Bethany Marzewski.

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Why We (Still) Believe in Private Offices

There was a time where it seemed like we barely even needed to talk about this: Joel had won the argument, the Internet agreed that private offices were the future, and only incompetent management (or a tight budget) was still putting developers in cubicle farms. A glorious future lay before us.

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