Tales from the Silicon MilkRoundabout London: job offering stats

In May I attended with Federico an event in London called Silicon Milkroundabout. Silicon Milkroundabout is a startup job fair, en event where startups try to attract developers to hire. It’s just like a common fair, with stands, drinks offered and a lot of printed stuff to bring back home. It’s not a technical event, it is just a marketplace where developers explain what their startups do in order to attract attendees. If you are a developer looking for a job in London this is really a great place to understand how the market works.

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Freelancing: the good and bad parts

 

Freelancing

It’s now eight years that I’m working as a freelancer. I started at 18 while studying at the university and for the last two years I’m completely focusing my effort on this career. In the meantime many things have changed, I started thinking again about this profession, from scratch, evaluating the pro and cons with more perception of what that means, essentially because I need to clarify if this is still the best path for my career. That’s why I would like to share this post, for the ones that are following the dream of becoming managers of theirself in the computer software industry and for those that didn’t get the chance or enough willpower to follow this path.

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