re: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Web Development VIEW POST

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So true about the 'communication' part.

In my first dev job I was absolutely disoriented by the amount of time I spent talking or in meetings rather than coding.

Ultimately you realise that soft skills are more important than technical skills, and that there are many employers who look to hire for attitude first, and then competence.

You can teach someone how to build a UI in React, you cannot teach someone to not be an as**ole or a terrible colleague to work with.

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