What are the top 10 pieces of career advice for future software engineers?
Answer below by author and Quora user Gayle Laakmann McDowell.
First, let me explain what awesome careers look like.
They don’t look like nice linear graphs, where you’re moving up a little bit each month. (Heck, even so-so careers don’t look like that. You don’t move up every month. You get a bit better at your career every month, but you move up in big steps.)