Napala Pratini, Author at candidates
Napala Pratini
Napala Pratini
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.
July 27, 2021

Interviewing? Watch out for these 5 Red Flags

These signs suggest the potential employer is a bad fit In a pre-pandemic world, the idea of interviewing for a new job without meeting the team in person would have seemed strange at best. Now,...

January 28, 2020

3 Habits of Successful Software Engineers

Whether you’re a seasoned software engineer or new to the craft, there are a number of things—beyond simply delivering great code—which can impact your success in a role. While it may be tempting to...

January 21, 2020

How to Stand Out in the First 6 Months of a New Job

Try these 3 Strategies to Stand Out in Your New Job If you’re about to start a new job, Congrats! Chances are you’re happy the job hunt is over—but the hard work has just begun. While it’s...

January 13, 2020

How to Ask Your Employer for Student Loan Benefits

If you’re under 30 and college educated, there’s a good chance you’re paying off student loan debt (a 49% chance, to be exact). And while earning more money is one obvious way to pay your loans off...

January 10, 2020

4 Ways to Protect Your Work-Life Balance This Year

Regardless of which resolutions you made this year, chances are maintaining a better work-life balance will make it easier to stick with them. Keeping up a gym routine, making more dinners at home,...

January 07, 2020

How to Work Remotely and Keep Your Sanity

Telecommuting and distributed offices have become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly with the rise of digital productivity tools which teams can use to collaborate just as they would...