July 4th, 2018

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Smashing Magazine published an article with resume tips for web developers.

I have not yet read the article (the first comment to it suggests that it's largely garbage), but the second comment is pretty remarkable:



What? Why does it matter that nearly all of the hypothetical examples are male (they could be cats or Martians; that wouldn't've made the advice more or less relevant)? If you didn't have a chance to do freelance work, then you don't write about you freelance work, do you? And what women-specific challenges are there in this resume?