Napala Pratini38

Napala Pratini

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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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August 31, 2018

6 Things No One Tells You About The Whiteboard Interview

Regardless of whether you’re going into your first whiteboard interview or you’re a seasoned engineer, standing up in front…

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Interviewing? Avoid These Common Mistakes Describing your Current Job

“Tell me about your current role and why you’re looking to move on.” It’s an unavoidable interview question, and…

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6 Different 'Resume Gaps' and How to Explain Them

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July 30, 2018

The Real Reason You Shouldn't Accept a Counter Offer

Retaining key talent can be one of, if not the most arduous People Ops challenges for startups and more…

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July 20, 2018

Effective Strategies for Negotiating Up Your Salary as Software Engineer

Whether you’re looking for a new role or hoping to earn more within your current company, negotiating over your…

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June 15, 2018

Interviewing with the CTO? 3 Strategies to Help Prepare

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June 14, 2018

If You Don’t Find Purpose in your Work, Here’s What You Can Do

Finding purpose in your work is arguably one of the most illusive challenges—but, somewhat ironically, it’s incredibly easy to…

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June 14, 2018

Here’s How to Follow-Up After an Onsite to Elicit a Response

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How to Know When It’s Time to Leave a Job That No Longer Challenges You

If you’re finding yourself bored at work or feeling that you’ve already learned everything you can at the company,…

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3 Critical Factors that Contribute to Your Compensation Offer

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