Don’t Write Code for a Startup: Confessions of a developer

Confessions of a serial startup software developer. 1. You’re Giving Up Mentorship You won’t get the mentorship you need from senior engineers. 2. High Breadth but Little Depth There’s too much to do and nobody knows what works yet. 3. You’ll Work Hard Instead of SmartThere’s too much to do and nobody knows what works yet. 4. Hire Fast, Fire Faster I don’t know who coined this phrase, but it always felt irresponsible. 5. Your Equity Is Worth Nothing You’re giving up your salary now in hopes of cashing out equity later.

https://betterprogramming.pub/dont-write-code-for-a-startup-1eead038c372

Confessions of a serial startup software developer.

1. You’re Giving Up Mentorship
You won’t get the mentorship you need from senior engineers.

2. High Breadth but Little Depth
There’s too much to do and nobody knows what works yet.

3. You’ll Work Hard Instead of Smart
There’s too much to do and nobody knows what works yet.

4. Hire Fast, Fire Faster
I don’t know who coined this phrase, but it always felt irresponsible.

5. Your Equity Is Worth Nothing
You’re giving up your salary now in hopes of cashing out equity later.

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