Of Internships and New Grads

Internships are new to us. In fact, hiring people straight out of college is new to us. Historically, we have built our teams by hiring experienced (or relatively experienced) people often via word of mouth recommendations. We have always been quite protective of our...

Look Before You Leap

At Don’t Panic Labs, we strive to instill individuals with the mindset of “think like an engineer”. By this, we mean that developers should be thinking more than just how to write good code; they should be considering as many aspects as possible regarding their...

What I Would Tell My 15-Year-Old Self

I attended the first day of Big Omaha yesterday and was really impressed with the conference. It was my first time there and I plan to be a regular attendee. At the end of the day there was a general Q&A with all of the day’s speakers. One of the questions...

View From The Booth

I’ve created a new category of blog posts called “View From The Booth” where I will share my observations and thoughts that result from experiences working with students and new hires. Much like a coach watching football practice from the top of the...