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8 Reasons to Move On With Your Career

  • July 2, 2013

How do you know when its time to move on from a job? Do you have regular checkpoints to keep balance, or are there certain indicators that tell you it’s time to pack your bags? Here is a list from Mashable that helps us put it into perspective. 1. Your relationship with your boss changed. […]

Why You Should Consider a Junior Developer Position

  • June 25, 2013

A junior level position in software development is the equivalent to an entry level position in any other industry. Junior developer positions are perfect for recent college grads that do not have any work experience outside  of internships. Most of these positions will require a college degree in computer science, but they offer an excellent […]

Weekly Link Roundup 6/17/2013

  • June 21, 2013

This week we are going to focus on the entertainment side of things with some news about the most popular pic app (which i’m sure you’ve all heard about already) gaming tech, and a new movie for apple lovers.. Vine has 13 million users. Instagram has 130 million. Facebook, Instagram’s parent company has over a […]

How to Have Humility in a Job Interview

  • June 20, 2013

In any job interview you have to be able to strike a balance between being confident in your abilities and being humble. Showing too much confidence might make employers think you are not a team player, are unwilling to learn, and will have a hard time taking criticism. All three of these traits are crucial […]

Is the Software Engineer Shortage a Myth?

  • June 19, 2013

I don’t know about you, but we are in full baseball mode in my house, the other day a discussion about farm systems came up while watching a baseball game and it got me thinking about how a similar idea could and should be applied in software development. There is all of this talk about […]

When Good Open-Source Projects Go Bad

  • June 19, 2013

This blog isn’t going to focus on the mistakes that are made when developing open-source projects, but will focus on what happens when people or organizations try to commercialize an open source project. This happens all the time when companies acquire open-source projects. What happens to your open-source project when you sell it? Often times […]

Open Source, Open Source, Open Source

  • June 18, 2013

If you couldn’t tell by the title, Open Source is something we consider very important. This can also be seen by the fact that our company website is a WordPress website. As far as using open source as a tool to help secure a job, it is a great way to get experience, it shows […]

Code Quality

  • June 7, 2013

Any business that builds software has to rely on quality to keep their clients satisfied. Many people believe that code quality suffers when software development companies use agile methodologies, but this does not have to be the case. Creating a full life-cycle practice for code quality could be the key to solving this issue. Instead […]

The Art of OveractDev’s Strategy

  • June 5, 2013

As OveractDev takes on new clients it is important for each of us to remember that our Development Process must be adhered to in order to protect the “Three Amigo’s”; clients, employees, and shareholders. Ultimately, the Engagement Manager (EM) and Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) are responsible and involved in every project from the beginning through […]

Why You Should Be At Meetups

  • June 5, 2013

If you are in the market for a new software development job you need to attend Meetups. These events are a great way to network with professionals in the industry. Many companies rely heavily on referrals for hiring, especially for non-entry level positions. By getting out there and meeting other engineers you just might find […]