re: Can you succeed as a junior developer in a fully remote role? VIEW POST

re: Peter wrote an excellent answer that is hard to disagree with. However... :) Speaking as (hopefully former) junior dev (do we get a certificate or...

I agree that if the company has a remote culture, a junior dev can absolutely succeed. I'm not a junior myself, but I have two juniors in remote projects where the team they're working with aren't co-located in their office.

I'm not on project with those reports, but I'm engaged enough with them to know when they're struggling and what they're struggling with. I advise them on how to get productive help as opposed to simply signaling that they're waffling or trying to brute force a solution.

There's very little of the 'shoulder tapping' culture that can't be emulated remotely if the effort's made to do so.

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