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Kayla Sween

I'm a front-end engineer, who is very passionate about UX.

Location Jackson, Mississippi Joined Joined on  Twitter logo GitHub logo LinkedIn logo Instagram logo Twitch logo
Education

Mississippi State University

Work

UX Consultant

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How to Finish a Side Project

Thank you! And exactly! Side projects shouldn't be stressful ...

How to Finish a Side Project

😂 Right? I don't feel like dealing with this right now, so I'...

How to Finish a Side Project

Thanks! 😁 Exactly! That's an awesome point. If it's a chore, ...

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

I'd say that means you're a developer! 😊 This is such an aw...

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

Thank you, Ernesto! 😊

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

Very cool! Thanks for reading! 😊

The Soft Skills of Interviewing

Definitely agree 100%! 😊 thanks for reading!

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

I had knee surgery about 3 months ago. I feel you! Do your ...

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

Nice!!! My current meet PR is 355kg. I'm excited to compete...

What's the most fun part of your job?

Very cool! Congrats on the new job!

What's the most fun part of your job?

I've yet to start my own company, but that's what I've hear...

What's the most fun part of your job?

That's such an amazing feeling!

When should you ask for help?

That’s a good point. I’m very fortunate to have worked in p...

When should you ask for help?

Those are good suggestions. Thanks for sharing! I like to t...

When should you ask for help?

Definitely. It’s a fine line to walk between being unfriend...

When should you ask for help?

I totally agree. I know I’ve run into the same problem in A...

When should you ask for help?

Absolutely! And I’m guilty of not doing it too often.

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

Definitely! Thanks for sharing!

The Soft Skills of Interviewing CHEAT SHEET EDITION

That's usually the answer I get too. 😂 but I haven't necess...

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 2: Intrapersonally)

Well said! And it's awesome to meet another female powerlif...

The Soft Skills of Interviewing CHEAT SHEET EDITION

Awesome! No problem! Good luck in your interview!!!

The Soft Skills of Interviewing CHEAT SHEET EDITION

I don't think truer words have ever been spoken. 😂

The Soft Skills of Interviewing CHEAT SHEET EDITION

Nice! Thanks! I'm going to have to read your post. Skimming...

Does your organization talk to users before starting development on a project?

That’s awesome! So before any planning ever starts, you kno...

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 2: Intrapersonally)

Preach! 🙌 Thanks, Michael!

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

Thanks, Lewis! I highly recommend it. I love getting people...

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

Thanks!

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

Thanks!

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

That’s a great way of thinking about it! I approach program...

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

Absolutely! We’re all different and are at different places...

Powerlifting has made me a better developer. (Part 1: Interpersonally)

That’s a good one! I love bouldering, but we only have one ...

How Did I Get Here?

You're a great storyteller, E.J.! I love hearing about peop...

The Soft Skills of Interviewing

That’s a great touch! Thank you for bringing that up!

The Soft Skills of Interviewing

That is a great idea! I’ll do that and post it hopefully ne...

The Soft Skills of Interviewing

Thanks! Glad I could help!

The Soft Skills of Interviewing

Thanks!

The Soft Skills of Interviewing

That's great advice and a really good question! Thanks for ...

The Soft Skills of Interviewing

Absolutely! It's so easy to get caught up in the tech stuff...

The Soft Skills of Interviewing

Those are awesome tips! Thank you for sharing!

Stuff I've Learned About Managing My Anxiety While Learning to Code

🙌

Is it really !important?

Definitely! I've gotten spoiled by Bootstrap's .sr-only and...

Is it really !important?

YIKES!

CSS :empty Selector

I wasn't really aware there was a :empty pseudo-class, but ...

Is it really !important?

Agreed!

Is it really !important?

Overriding styles from external libraries wasn’t on my mind...

What even is em?

You're very welcome! I'm glad I could help!!

Supervisors Driven By Bottom Line Instead of Focusing Employee Well-Being Perform Worse (Study)

Definitely not surprising. When employees don’t feel valued...

What even is em?

It just makes the math easier. As long as you're not settin...

What even is em?

I can absolutely relate! 😅

What made you quit your job?

You would think!

What made you quit your job?

For the particular company I left, there were about 600-700...

What made you quit your job?

Micromanagement.

Have you ever lost your job?

I got laid off from my first job, which happened to be just...

Design Systems (Part II: Design Language)

This was a great read! I've almost always been on the maint...

What even is em?

Very good point. If I were working on a project of my own, ...

What even is em?

Awesome! Glad to hear it helped you! I know this was a gap ...

What even is em?

Very interesting! Thanks for sharing!

What are some ways for non-programmers to get started in our industry?

I think a good thing to start doing without learning to cod...

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