Dave

Software professional with 25+ years in SaaS product development, coding, consulting, platform transformations, and data migrations.

Contact: hikingdave @ gmail.com

I recently participated in a thread on Hacker News, where someone had posted a horror story of a bad boss, and how it went badly for them when they went over said bosses head, telling upper management that their boss was incompetent. I replied, saying…

You should trust the people you work for. If you do not trust them, you are not in the right job. We could delve into how to build trust, who to blame, whether they deserve it, but none of that matters - without trust, there…

I've seen the discussion on Hacker News a dozen times - someone posts their statistics of their jobs search. They sent out 37 resumes, got 26 responses, which led to 19 teach screens, 14 inteviews, 5 on-site visits, and 3 offers, so now how do…

Software is everywhere, running more in this society than people realize. It is not all about web apps and social media. Which means there are opportunities to make sure that your work is meaningful. The exact definition of meaningful work depends on your personal philosophies,…