Code Newbies, here are 4 things you can start doing on GitHub now!

Code Newbies, here are 4 things you can start doing on GitHub now!

Code Newbies, let’s be honest: when you’re a beginner who has just started learning to code, the idea of jumping on GitHub and doing something there might be…intimidating. I’ve been there, other Engineers as well, so don’t worry! Here are 4 things you can do on GitHub now (think of it as a GitHub for beginners guide).

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How to prepare for a technical interview (and “live coding”​ part) for a Software Engineer role?

How to prepare for a technical interview (and “live coding”​ part) for a Software Engineer role?

When I was working in Microsoft as a Tech Recruiter I’ve been helping candidates by sharing with them tips on how to prepare for their technical/ live coding interviews. While there’s a lot of resources that you can find online, most of the time people get confused and are unsure how their technical interviews will look like.

In my article, I’m focusing on 3 stages of a hiring process and sharing advice that has helped many people prepare in the past.
I’m sure that the below tips will be helpful for you as well and you’ll rock your interview process!

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My home office setup

My home office setup

Last week I posted a photo of my home office setup on LinkedIn and received a few questions about it. I decided to write this short article, so next time someone will ask me about my setup, I can just share it with them.
*This article wasn’t sponsored by IKEA 😉

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14 tips to get the most out of your LinkedIn profile

14 tips to get the most out of your LinkedIn profile

I spent more than 9 years in tech recruitment working as a Talent Sourcer at the Microsoft Engineering Recruitment team. I’m pretty sure I have seen thousands of resumes/CVs/LinkedIn profiles during my career. Even though I’m no longer hiring, as a Software Engineer, I still have opportunities to do reviews (i.e. during 1:1 Consultations that I’m offering).

Below are my top LinkedIn profile tips that have helped people get noticed by Recruiters and get hired by top tech companies!

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Remote onboarding? Here are 6 tips how to not go crazy

Remote onboarding? Here are 6 tips how to not go crazy

I was always quite sure 2 things will never happen: working 100% remote and starting remotely as a Junior Software Engineer at Microsoft.

But then the covid came and as you can imagine everything changed – I’m working from home since mid-March and I recently moved internally and joined Microsoft Teams Prague team (read about my journey into software engineering).

I had many thoughts in my head (mostly negative) and I wasn’t sure how I will manage this 100% remote mode. Also starting new role while being away from the team isn’t super easy, but so far all is good 🙂

Below are some tips that helped me go through remote onboarding and I want to share them with you.

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