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11 Types of Employees You Meet at a Tech Company

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11 Types of Employees You Meet at a Tech Company

shared by crashgordon on Apr 27
Working on a startup isn't just about finding the best programmers - it takes all sorts of people to keep a tech company running. These are the 11 types of tech workers you'll probably see at a tech company.



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