3-Step Formula for Beating Anxiety and Networking Like a Pro

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The underpinning of any successful freelancer is the relationships they have.

From these relationships comes repeat business, as well as referrals for new clients. So, what’s the best way to build these kinds of relationships? Networking.

Unfortunately, most of us (including me!) don’t enjoy “networking”. We feel anxious and out of place. And start to stutter when asked the simple question, “What do you do?”

Ack.

Below guest writer Joyce Akiko shares a three-step formula for overcoming the anxiety associated with networking.

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11 Coursera Specializations to Boost Your Tech Career

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When you’re trying to break into the tech industry (or move up the next rung on the ladder), nothing can sabotage you faster than being too general.

The fact of the matter is, nobody wants to hire someone who has a surface knowledge of ten coding languages and fifty tools. They want to hire experts who can skillfully handle a specific role.

That’s where Coursera comes in. Coursera is an online course platform with offerings from universities around the world.

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Is a coding bootcamp worth it? 12 questions you need to ask yourself

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A coding bootcamp is a several-thousand-dollar investment, and that’s not even factoring in the cost of your time. It’s a big decision to make. You may be wondering if you should invest in one: will it be worth it?

I put together a set of 12 questions to help guide you to the right decision. These questions have been created based on insights from previous bootcamp graduates. And by the end you’ll determine if a coding bootcamp is for you —

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21 Color Palette Tools for Web Designers and Developers

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There are many elements that come together on a gorgeous website. One of which is color.

Guest writer Safira Mumtaz has compiled a list of 21 color palette generators to help you find the perfect color scheme. Take it away, Safira!

Color is an essential part of design. And choosing the perfect color scheme is a step all designers, and artists, must go through. A color scheme can make or break your art,

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How to Rock Your Tech Resume (3 steps)

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Just how you dislike writing your resume, hiring managers dislike reviewing them.

Because unlike an interview where hiring managers are able to connect with candidates in-depth, resumes are like an impersonal facade.

Here to explain how hiring managers review resumes is Jeremy Schifeling. Jeremy, a former LinkedIn employee, has lots of experience hiring for technical roles.

Below he shares three easy resume tweaks that’ll make hiring managers love you. Take it away, Jeremy!

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