26 May '13, 9pm

My latest blab: Why Pivotal

It is a time-honored tradition for Pivots to blog about their first few months at Pivotal. A typical day at Pivotal is strong work. It’s different from any previous job. It’s exhausting. After six weeks or so, however, the Pivots find their rhythm. I’m not going to write any more about that. I’ll include some links, below, so you can read them for yourself. I’m here to write about the two-years-later; When most developers are itching to move on to the next big thing. I’m still happily learning new stuff every day. Making Better Developers, One at A Time But first… some true stories I was a dot.com’er in the 90’s. I was on a planned sabbatical when the dot.bomb hit and lots of people got laid off. I became a SCUBA instructor in Hawai’i; I couldn’t get any tech work and I just happened to be in Hawai’i at the time. It is the hardest job I’ve ever had. Nothing else comes clos...

Full article: http://pivotallabs.com/why-pivotal/

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