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The end of an era - Goodbye Caplin, Hello Agency Core

About 3 months ago, after nearly 6 years at Caplin, I decided to move on to pastures new. Caplin is a fantastic company to work for and a great place to both start and grow my career. Having now started my new role, I thought a good time to reflect on my time at Caplin and think about what may be on the horizon.

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Recruiters, no I won't tell you my current salary nor any companies I'm talking to!

I'm very fortunate to have a skillset that seems to be highly sought after in the tech industry and I find myself getting plenty of calls and emails from recruiters. Whilst I'm not actively looking for something new, I find it interesting to talk to recruiters and keep up to date with the market.<p>For the last twelve months I've been refusing to disclose my current salary to them since, in my opinion, it isn't (or shouldn't be!) necessary information for either the recruiter or a potential future employer to know.<p>

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How I started writing more posts

OK, so the title is a bit presumptuous since I'm yet to get in to the habbit of writing more posts, but it's good to be positive! I keep telling myself "I'll write a post this month", closely followed by it's "OK I'll do one next month". Here's a write up on how I plan to find the motivation to write more posts; stop thinking "no one is interested in that" or "that's old news"; and get over writers block.

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The Beginning

So this is my first post (of many, fingers crossed). I’ll try to update this regularly with tips, tricks, thoughts and insights from in and around the Software Engineering industry.

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