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Discussion on: What I would look for in a junior developer

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Kyle Johnson

There is nothing wrong with it just being a job to you. I just prefer people that love what they do and put extra time into being great.

My advice to you is to find something to do that is not just a job. Life is too short for that crap.

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Rachel Soderberg

I adore my job, but I also adore other life pursuits. I wouldn't spend 12hrs a day doing martial arts or playing video games, so no matter how much I love my job, I'm going to draw a limit somewhere so my other passions don't suffer (and so I don't get burnout).

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I enjoy what I do. I put a considerable amount of time into both my work and the community around it. However, I’m at a time in my life where I am fortunate enough to give that time. Many others do not have that same privilege, and they are no less competent at their jobs or worthy of an opportunity to kick butt during the work day.

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jel111 profile image

The idea that you have to work 24/7 is a little much. So we are basically working for free. I understand the fast moving field and the need to stay relevant but if all you do is code you will break eventually.