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For those in software engineering/development, are you in a specialization (Front-end, ERP, Enterprise Java, NLP, CV, etc…)? If so, how did you come to choose it, and do you see a future in your field of specialty?

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I'm not specialized. I'd rather know the basics of ten things than 1 thing super in depth.

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How does that look when you’re applying for jobs, how do you choose the teams you want to work for, or do you just apply as a generalist and let the company handle that?

Being a full stack dev will open many things for you as you will know the entire lifecycle of the app. - front end - backend - Database - devops (CICD) - infrastructure and platform Now, I’m well versed to go anywhere in software engineering except for ML and AI. I can continue to incorporate ML and AI into my software tool belt by creating a small feature that will use ML based on user feedback. You will always be needed as long as you are continuing to learn and be curious.

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2 YOE in full stack will not provide you depth, but the subsequent years after that will give you depth. I’ve been doing 8 years and I feel like I have the depth but I am also learning about new things while having deeper knowledge on the things I already know. I would also recommend jumping to new teams or companies as they have their own architecture design and you can see how they do it. I’ve been in enterprise tech as as well startup tech.

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Ah now it did.

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Ahh it is posting but into middle of feed as opposed to top.

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I’ve heard you only find the best exit opportunities to startups once you start letting your network know you’re looking. How do you do that while not compromising your trajectory at your job if you’re not looking to leave immediately but want to know what’s out there?

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Kearney vs. AlixPartners for ops consulting?

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A friend of mine gave me a referral (tech company). I went through the very hard recruiting process (without his help) and ended up receiving a very good offer (+70k TC and stocks/much larger team to lead). Friend got a referral bonus of 8k but barely mentioned it and I heard it from the HM. How would you feel? I mean he did help me getting a dream job so I shouldn’t bother, right? Also im curious: would you give the candidate (in this case myself) a piece of the 8k?

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Deloitte Human Capital consultants. What's a good office to be based out of for networking and young professionals.

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Worst thing: when the client cafe doesn't take American Express

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Apparently this actress from Pretty Little Things is now a tech recruiter.

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What % do you contribute to your 401k and what's your age?

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I have a weird question. I am splitting my time in 2 tracks of the same project and each track has its own SM. Track 1 SM wants me to escalate against Track 2 SM for he is delinquent is providing some information. This puts me in an uncomfortable situation as I don’t want to sour my working relationship with Track 2 SM (This escalation will sure blow up) How do you handle these situations?

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I will not leave consulting to become a barista. I will not leave consulting to become a barista. I will not leave consulting to become a barista. Srsly tho, I bought a coffee machine and it’s my only source of relief 🥲

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Anyone else hanging out in the Delta lounge at ORD?.....

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That time when your roommate is super stressed out and focused on grad school apps and stops cleaning the apt, kitchen, and bathroom that she uses daily, while I'm home 1 day/wk coz of travel and bf..

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Will you take a job which is paying you 5% less than what you are currently making and promises there will be no travel. Work wise it is the same work that I have been doing and I HATE TRAVEL!!

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