Surviving the Doldrums - What To Do When Your Job Is Slow

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What do you do when you have down time at work?

My list includes

  • Reading: I learned most of what I know about code from reading books/articles/blogs/etc. I try to sharpen my skills when I have the moment
  • Enki: Reading is great, but it can be boring. Enki (a code skills app) makes it fun to learn new skills
  • Enterprise Exploration: I am always learning about new products and services that are offered by my company outside of the products that I work on. It helps me understand the broader ecosystem of my company and our industry.

What about you?

DISCUSS (2)
 

My top one lately is reading posts here on dev.to!

 

Well played :). Do you have any threads you recommend?

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