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As revealed by my GitHub commits, it has now been more than five months since I started a full-time job as a Software Engineer 🎉1! It’s been an incredible journey so far, and my imposter-syndromed self still can’t believe I haven’t been fired (yet) 🤓!
Over this time, I’ve been writing down some thoughts about being employed full time. It has been a new experience for me, since it was a major shift from being a full-time student, and also something different to summer internships like I had done in the past. Alas, I’ve decided to share some of my freshly learned lessons with the world!
Before we start, a short disclaimer - this blog will be a general reflection on working full time, and not specifically as a Software Engineer (there is a plethora of great resources if you’re looking for that). Having said that, let’s dive in!
I’ve decided to split it up and publish this as five separate posts because I don’t like long blog posts — here they are: