On job interviews and job descriptions

Two recent articles have really resonated with me: Front-end Design by Brad Frost and Startup Interviewing is F**ked by Zach Holman.

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First impressions of being a freelance web developer in London

Having lived in London for few months now, I now feel I’ve experienced enough to form a decent first impression freelance web development in London.

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Relocation to London

A year ago along with my partner, I relocated from Manchester to Cheltenham and sought freelance work on-site at agencies in the South West and West Midlands. This plan went very well (if I do say so myself) and I ended up meeting some amazing people and working at some great agencies like CX Partners

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How to get that first web development job

You’ve just graduated from university, or college and you want to get a job as a web developer / web designer, but it turns out it’s much harder than you realised. So how do you get that first job as a web developer? This post was first published 1st January 2009 but has been updated

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A freelancer’s guide to getting paid in 10 steps

As a freelancer, getting paid on time is absolutely crucial and yet, the attitude amongst some freelancers is that getting paid late (or not at all in some circumstances) is beyond their control. It isn’t. So how do you ensure you get paid on time, almost every time? Well, it’s not easy. I myself get

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