Carla Young (@carlayoung) - Deepstash

Carla Young

@carlayoung

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Page speed could improve ranking

A website owner can spread their marketing dollars further by prioritising SEO. Some parts of the SEO strategy and implementation can take months, but others can be implemented in a few hours.

The easiest SEO improvement is page speed. Google considers the load time in its ranking, meaning that a faster load time for a website to display could benefit its ranking.

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A self-taught computer programmer started a company and sold it three years later. He started a technical consulting company and placed computer programmers and systems engineers with large commercial and government clients.

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Understand how business success is measured at your current company

Not all success measures for companies are financial and they can be changing as companies evolve and mature. 

As a developer, you would like to think the elegance of your code is what matters the most to your company, but it is likely not. 

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Consider becoming a developer

If you’re considering becoming a developer but aren’t sure whether it’s a good idea, here are a few things to think about: 

  • There is a demand for developers. The U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics estimates a 17% rise between 2014 and 2024.
  • The work can be varied. As a developer, you can work on a huge range of projects from e-commerce websites to computer games, from mobile apps to artificial intelligence.
  • The work is flexible. There is an increasing number of remote developers who work from home or travelling the world.

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School and job skills

Learning in school what you don't want: School is not about teaching, not really. It’s about opening your mind. You will forget most of what you learn at school but it will help me visualize and understand the things that you want to do and the things that you want to avoid.

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