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Joel Bein
Joel Bein


Effectiveness vs. Busyness

I'm not impressed that you worked a 12 hour day.
I'm impressed that you worked 6 hours with unwavering focus.

I'm not impressed that you feel stressed out.
I'm impressed that you are creating value while also taking care of your health and wellness.

Busyness is no virtue, but effectiveness is.

So unhook your self-worth from your work ethic, then create with savvy intention.


Top Notch Interview Tips


Adam Karpiak is an opinionated recruiter who gets that the job hunt can suck! In this Twitter thread, he lays out super helpful interview tips, many of which focus on asking the right questions.


Geraldo Gomes: From Oil Rig Operator to Coder

Geraldo was in a stressful career in the oil industry, working on a big drill ship, for months at a time.

With this experience he wasn’t sure he could find a new career path.

But then he heard about Springboard, where you can learn new skills, get mentorship and coaching, and begin a whole new chapter of your life.

After diving into the Foundations to Core course in web development, in about a year, Geraldo was working at an excellent role at a firm, providing for his family (sans oil rig)!

The average Springboard grad increases their salary by $26,559.

As a Springboard full-stack web development bootcamp student, you can expect

  • Job guarantee - land a job or get your money back
  • Flexible schedule - 100% online, self-paced
  • Mentorship from an experienced full stack software developer

Apply now. Use code CAREERHACKERSSB for $500 off tuition.

β€œLearning with Springboard was really fun. I never felt like I was in a position where I didn't have the tools to learn something.”
- Geraldo Gomes


Quote of the Day

β€œStop managing your time. Start managing your focus.”
β€” Robin Sharma


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Joel Bein

Joel Bein is Chief of Content and Coaching at Career Hackers and passionate about personal growth and self-driven learning. As a trained musician, he is Founder of the New Orleans Chamber Players.