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The Hidden Secrets of Technology Careers

by Dan Appleman

There are secrets to a successful tech career – things rarely discussed that they don’t teach in school. Learning them can help you thrive – and avoid obstacles and pitfalls that might come your way.

What you'll learn

Having a career in high tech is awesome. You get to work with and be part of creating new technology. You get to solve problems and help make the world a better place. You get to work with smart and interesting people. And the money is good. But there are hidden secrets to technology careers as well, things rarely discussed that are not taught in school. There are opportunities, tricks and traps that most people learn about over time - sometimes the hard way. Now is your chance to learn from other people’s mistakes. You’ll leave this course with a deeper understanding of what drives your career, and what it looks like from your employer’s perspective. You’ll discover that in many cases it is possible to predict the future, and embrace it or avoid it – depending on what is coming your way. You may lose some illusions, but you’ll find that reality in most cases, is even better. And if it isn’t, you’ll have some solid strategies to deal with it.

About the author

Dan Appleman is a well known author, software developer, and speaker. Currently the CTO of Full Circle Insights, he is the author of numerous books, ebooks, and online courses on various topics (technology and other). His latest book is "Advanced Apex Programming" - Personal Website

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