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Lizzie Batman | December 6th, 2016

You’re graduating. All you’ve ever known was school, and choosing the right college seemed like one of the biggest challenges you’ve had in your life thus far. Now, to choose between competing job offers. How do you decide which company is right for you? What makes a good benefits package? You’re transitioning from life…

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Six best practices to help you get through yours


Christy Phillips | November 28th, 2016

I was recently invited to talk to a group of students in a Masters Data Science program at a nearby university. Long story short, my mandate was to help prepare them to find jobs after graduation. There are worse positions to be in these days…

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Five questions to help you decide


Heather Raines | November 8th, 2016

I’d like to start by saying I fully admit it’s kind of funny to be reading a blog post written by a recruiter about counteroffers. It’s comical, of course, and only natural that a recruiter would be biased—especially if we’ve made you a job offer. Conflict of interest…

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Erik LaManna | October 26th, 2016

At WillowTree, we are often asked about how we perform code reviews and how the feedback process works when developing software. Today, I’d like to share our process and some best practices we follow when conducting code reviews.

The process

The code review process starts with the way we structure our work. In general, we follow the…

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My journey from online courses to professional developer


Barry Bryant | September 27th, 2016

Over the past year, I went from not knowing the difference between a class, object, or method to landing the dream job at WillowTree. I started with a popular online Android program—and it was awesome—but some of the most vital information I learned came from resources…

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