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Forrest Brown

Forrest Brown is the Content Manager at NerdRabbit. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and two cats.
Stop Googling “Full Stack Interview Questions”

Stop Googling “Full Stack Interview Questions”

We’ve all been there. It’s a busy day, your workload is piling up with tasks you’d already planned to do combined with last-minute requests from other teams, when suddenly a meeting reminder flashes on your screen. You’re interviewing a candidate in 15 minutes....

How and When to Use Resource and Staff Augmentation

How and When to Use Resource and Staff Augmentation

In the wake of pandemic-related staff shortages, many companies turned to resource and staff augmentation to get the help they need. Staff augmentation can be a good strategy for giving your team a much-needed boost when hiring full time employees isn't an option, for...

Flex Work: Making Work Work for Everyone

Flex Work: Making Work Work for Everyone

Labor is a hot-button issue. The current discourse presents the arguments in binary terms—people either want to work, or they don’t. But what if there’s a middle way that satisfies everyone? If you’ve been looking for a more nuanced approach to this debate, flex...

10 Solution Architect Interview Questions With Answers

10 Solution Architect Interview Questions With Answers

AWS Solutions Architect interview questions should include a mix of general knowledge, situational, and technical questions. For technical questions, it's best to collaborate with a colleague like a senior software engineer, but here are some ideas for other interview...

6 Best Tech Recruitment Agencies

6 Best Tech Recruitment Agencies

Need help finding tech talent for your open positions? You might benefit from partnering with a tech recruitment agency. There are a lot of different agencies out there with different strengths and weaknesses, so we decided to put together a list of the best ones to...

Tech Side Hustles: 7 Different Ways to Make Extra Cash

Tech Side Hustles: 7 Different Ways to Make Extra Cash

Whether you’re looking for an opportunity to work on something exciting or you need some extra cash, starting a tech side hustle can be a good idea. Companies large and small are in constant need of tech professionals who can work a few hours a week to help with small...

How to Find a Tech Job After Getting Laid Off

How to Find a Tech Job After Getting Laid Off

If you’ve been affected by one of the recent waves of tech layoffs, you might be wondering where to turn next. Jobs in the tech sector have historically been stable, and many people pursue careers in tech for that very reason. As the US economy slows and a recession...

How to Write a DevOps/SRE Resume (With Example)

How to Write a DevOps/SRE Resume (With Example)

If you’re looking for a job as a DevOps/SRE (site reliability engineer), the first step is making or updating your resume. Whether this is your first time making a tech resume or you’re looking for inspiration to give your current resume a facelift, this post will...

Should You Use a Multi-Cloud Network Architecture?

Should You Use a Multi-Cloud Network Architecture?

Whether you’re trying to maximize reliability or optimize workload performance, it might be a good idea to explore multi-cloud network architecture. Many organizations today have a multi-cloud environment, and it’s easy to see why—this type of architecture offers...

How to Find (H)opportunities and Get Paid on Nerdly

How to Find (H)opportunities and Get Paid on Nerdly

You’ve created a Nerd profile, and now you’re ready to start finding cloud-driven projects. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the basics of Nerdly, showing you how to navigate the platform, find opportunities, manage your settings, and get paid. Let’s get started!...

Microservices Interview Questions for AWS Candidates

Microservices Interview Questions for AWS Candidates

Microservices interview questions should be an essential part of your hiring process for AWS engineers. In this post, we’ll cover the importance and benefits of microservices and provide you with some interview question ideas. When you’re ready to put what you’ve...

What is AWS MAP (Migration Acceleration Program)?

What is AWS MAP (Migration Acceleration Program)?

AWS MAP (Migration Acceleration Program) is a program from AWS for organizations who want to migrate their workloads to the cloud. Cloud migrations can be long, complicated, and expensive projects, but MAP aims to alleviate some of those challenges by providing...

Not Hiring Talent Through AWS Marketplace? You Should Be

Not Hiring Talent Through AWS Marketplace? You Should Be

When you think of AWS Marketplace, hiring is probably not the first solution that comes to mind. Marketplace is a great resource for finding products like next-generation firewalls and deep learning AMIs, but it’s also a best-kept secret for hiring AWS professionals....

Burn Down AWS EDP Spend with AWS Staffing Solutions

Burn Down AWS EDP Spend with AWS Staffing Solutions

An AWS EDP (enterprise discount program) can be a powerful money-saving tool. Enterprise-sized organizations take advantage of these discount programs to make cloud costs more predictable and to save money in the long run, but EDPs offer numerous other benefits. In...

How to Hire an AWS Developer in a Wild Labor Market

How to Hire an AWS Developer in a Wild Labor Market

Trying to hire an AWS developer in the talent shortage of early 2022 was a challenge. Now, in the wake of massive tech layoffs, what was once a trickle of talent has become something of a fire hose. Unfortunately, this presents a new set of challenges for...