Work-life Balance


Why Programmers Use Two Monitors: Boosting Productivity and Efficiency

Nathan BrittenJun 25, 2023

As a programmer, you’re constantly managing multiple tasks at once, and having an efficient workspace can make a world of difference. That’s where dual monitors for programming come into play. In an ever-evolving technological world, many programmers have adopted the…

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The Software Engineer Lifestyle – What’s it like?

Nathan BrittenOct 2, 2022

Are you curious about what a software engineer’s lifestyle looks like? Are you thinking of making the jump to this career, but hesitating because of the unknowns? It is worth understanding as much as you can about the job before…

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Do software developers work long hours?

Nathan BrittenJan 27, 2022

Software developers tend to work longer hours than average, with 25% of developers working overtime every week. You can expect to work up to 50 hours per week as a software engineer but the amount will vary depending on the…

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What do software engineers do in their free time?

Nathan BrittenJan 19, 2022

Having a range of hobbies is key to good mental health so let’s explore what software engineers do in their free time. With a busy work schedule, it can be difficult to put time aside for the things you enjoy…

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Why are programmers single? 5 reasons they struggle to find a partner

Nathan BrittenNov 2, 2021

The stereotype in the media is that most programmers are single. The story generally goes that they spend all their time typing away in a dark room with a black hoodie pulled over their head. Most programmers are primarily single…

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Do software engineers travel? Exploring the world with your laptop

Nathan BrittenOct 31, 2021

In this article, we will explore how often software engineers travel for work and also whether it is possible to travel and work at the same time. The idea of traveling a few times a month for work is appealing…