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No, You Don't Have to Go to Uni

Success is more than a piece of paper

Years ago, a friend of mine began his successful career as a software engineer by laughing at a guy’s t-shirt at a gig. It had a coding joke on it. He got an interview, proved his skill, and a few days later he was employed.

He now earns significantly more than any new graduate I know, despite being around the same age…



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Sean Bennett

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