Being a Team member

Posted on Sat 10 February 2018 in career • Tagged with career, work, netherlandsLeave a comment


unsplash-logoKaren Maes

The Start

In September 2017 I left my job and my life in Kuwait and traveled to the Netherlands to join Veneficus as Software developer, one of the reasons I moved to the Netherlands is to work in a team and I started to feel being a solo developer is bad for my career.

I joined a team of 7 developers mixed between full-time and part-time, and start to fell there are some missing skills I need to develop, and yes I was correct I worked alone for almost 7 years. What is it mean working alone? it means no need for communication, no need for development plans, no need for technical debates, no need to manage your time or other team member's time. In the beginning, I feel so bad and stressed with that change, to be honest, I made many mistakes, but with a growth mindset you need to learn from mistakes and grow and fix them, os what I did?

Community Help!

First, I asked for community help, I went to PythonistaCafe forum and posted my situation and the members gave me great answers regarding my situation, and one member point me to something …

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