Napala Pratini56

Napala Pratini

Writer

Napala is a consultant to early-stage technology companies. Prior to going independent, Napala led marketing initiatives across both consumer and B2B fintech for employers including NerdWallet and Earnest. In past lives she was a ballet dancer and a cancer researcher.

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March 05, 2019

Developers Weigh In on Coding Bootcamps

Top technical talent can come from anywhere—from developers who never finished high school to those with multiple advanced degrees.…

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March 01, 2019

What Developers Really Think of Pair Programming

Truth be told, many developers will tell you they prefer to work in an environment without meetings, colleagues, or…

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March 01, 2019

Dear Developers: Coding Languages That Will Set You Apart

As any software engineer will tell you, there are a plethora of coding languages out there and varying attitudes…

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February 28, 2019

From Supply Chain to IP Protection: Why Demand for Blockchain Engineers is Exploding

There’s no doubt about it: Technology is evolving at an ever-increasing rate, making it that much more important for…

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February 21, 2019

The Truth About Keeping Up with Your LinkedIn

LinkedIn has added a new layer to professional networking and career growth, making connections easier—but also creating the need…

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February 18, 2019

5 Reasons to Stop Avoiding Conflict at Work

Conflict in the workplace can be tricky. On the one hand, there’s nowhere to run in an uncomfortable situation—you’ll…

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December 08, 2018

Considering a new job? Here’s where to start

Whether you’re burnt out on your current job or too excited about a different opportunity, considering a new job…

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December 08, 2018

Everyone has that difficult colleague. Here’s how to deal with them

Whether it’s a team member you work closely with or a distant colleague that always seems to create problems…

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December 08, 2018

5 Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore During Your Onsite Interview

While onsite interviews can certainly be nerve-wracking, it’s important to keep in mind that the onsite is just as…

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December 08, 2018

Here’s Why Your Last Salary Negotiation Failed

Negotiating for a higher salary -- whether for a new job or your current job -- is hard. And…