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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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Relocation to the South-West (Part 3)

Exactly five months ago, I moved to the South West of England after over a decade in Manchester and 31 years in the North West of England. I wrote two posts about this move. Part one explained I was doing it and outlined my rough plans. Part two covered how I was going to achieve those

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Relocation to the South-West (Part 2)

A couple of months ago I wrote about how I will be moving to the South West in August; it’s now getting closer and closer to that date and things have started to get real.

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Relocation to the South-West (Part 1)

This August, after 13 years living in Manchester, I’ll be moving to the South-West.

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Thoughts on unpaid internships

On Friday, I saw a job advert from a local web design agency that made me quite annoyed.

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How low is too low when it comes to wages?

Last week, I noticed a job listing on the GeekUp Job Board. The employers were looking for a freelance web editor with "excellent writing skills" but the wage was a mere £6.25 per hour.

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