As a former actor, folks seem to be genuinely curious how I knew I was smart enough to be a software engineer. I mean, I get it, actors aren’t really known for their IQs.
In the Fall of 2019 when I finished my software engineering bootcamp I never would have imagined that it would take almost 2 years for me to land my first job as an actual developer. However, I couldn’t have foreseen the pandemic and my job search colliding and the obstacles I would encounter as companies…
One of the cool things about being an actor was that I got paid to travel the world and perform. My very first job out of college was with The Sound of Music – Asia Tour. I spent 2 months in Mainland China, where everyone spoke Mandarin and I felt extremely out of sorts, relying…