Thom Meredith - Partner, Director of Technology at Kley

David and Thom discuss key points to progress your career, the abstraction of careers, and the best traits a junior dev can have.

Talking Points: 
  • Pushing beyond your limits
  • Abstraction of Professions
  • Junior Dev Traits
  • Forest vs Trees
  • Looking Under the hood
  • Working with non-technical people
  • Communication 
Quotable Quotes
  • “How do we make this possible? How do we achieve this?” - TM
  • “There’s an aspect to be sure that you have the right person for the job.” - TM 
  • “You don’t need to be a full-stack jack of all trades master of none.” TM 
  • “The FE bar just keeps getting raised.” TM
  • “You need to have people that can solve the problems that are not in the box.” - TM
  • “Squarespace, Wix, other online editors are a fix for simple problems.” DG
  • “I look for someone who is humble and hungry.” TM
  • “[Junior Devs] may not know that you could just look under the hood.” - TM
  • “Communication and knowing your audience is so important for a junior engineer.” - TM
Notes