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5answers
818 views

How do I choose between better salary and exciting job? [closed]

I'm a software developer that's on the market for a job. I was working on a contract with company X. Company X lost the contract and it was awarded to company Y. I spoke with my current employer (X) ...
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2answers
928 views

What's the max age you can still be employed as a programmer? [closed]

I know some a few programmers at my work around 40 years old. I don't remember seeing a programmer at work who is 50+. We have 600 people, of which probably 100 are programmers. Is it uncommon to ...
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4answers
591 views

I have a previous invention (software / framework) that I plan to use on my new job. What happens to my copyright if I improve it during the job?

I have filled that standard form where you list your previous inventions before starting your new job so the employer is legally aware you have the copyright over them. But if I want to use this ...
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2answers
632 views

Places to find free software projects who need developers/project managers? [closed]

While I have plenty of project management "booksmarts" and a handful of PM experience, I don't seem to have enough experience to get the sort of job I want. Since "I read another PM book/blog ...
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8answers
962 views

Are you obliged to provide old employers with access to protected resources?

Firstly, a disclaimer. This question is not because I'm a disgruntled employee planning to hide some malicious code which I can later blackmail my employer with. I actually quite like the people I ...
12
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7answers
1k views

How employable am I as a programmer? [closed]

I'm currently a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in computational biology and am starting to think about what I want to do after graduate school. I feel like I've ...
28
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21answers
3k views

Working for free? [closed]

I came across this article Work for Free that got me thinking. The goal of every employer is to gain more value from workers than the firm pays out in wages; otherwise, there is no growth, ...