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Nate and David discuss misconceptions about blog posts, qualities of successful devs, as well as healthy habits to achieve your goals.
Amelia and David discuss their career growth paths and how they discovered the careers that work for them, as well as how to stand out from the crowd and find jobs that carry personal importance
Jay recounts his experiences of his early career life, how to deal with failure, and the importance of communication.
Hala and David discuss how to use fear for good, how to set attainable goals, and how to communicate effectively to boost your career.
Val and David reveal key skills that define a senior engineer, how to develop said skills, and how to overcome anxiety in public speaking.
John brings us through his history as a developer and touches on learning how to effectively communicate, discover your career path, and develop your community in tech.
Samy brings us on his journey from hacker to security engineer, passion for self projects, and networking at tech events.
Mike and David discuss in depth the pros and cons of being in Management vs. an Individual Contributor role, the positive traits of any successful dev, and how developers can keep pace with the rapid progress of technology.
Vinoj dives into his career path from Engineer to Manager, and provides us with valuable information regarding personal projects, hiring tactics, and the emerging reality of company-wide remote work.
Spencer and David go in-depth about the responsibilities of a manager, proposing new technology within the workspace, and what it means to be a senior engineer.
Rob goes into detail about the most important aspects of a new hire, developing healthy work relationships in the office, and the power of subtle wisdom.
Jon tells us about his start in tech, the importance of curiosity, and different forms of communication in a project.
Dan Shaw discuses team dynamics, the positive features of Senior Devs, and facing the fear of failure.
Listen in as Carter Rabasa discusses the genesis of Cascadia.js, life as in Devrel, and the positive impact of empathy.
Jad Meouchy goes from 0 - 200 miles per hour in this episode about hiring junior devs over seniors, the necessity to think on your feet, and that the interview process lasts longer than you think.
Brandon Harvey talks through his career of personal development, personal accountability, and aligning yourself with the right company.
Listen in on the discussions of Ben Wilhelm and David Guttman as they traverse the options an early-stage engineer, point out positive and negative learning patterns, and talk about career direction.
Listen along with Chris and I as we discuss the pros and cons of the networking process, the benefits of working from home, and how people can transition from one career to web development.
Thomas and I discuss the relationship between product and engineering, importance of communication, and the role of company core values.
Eric and I discuss side projects, being a generalist, and the value of adaptability and learning quickly.
Andy Burke and I take a trip through FinTech, the state of the game industry, and discuss how a Junior Dev can utilize their state of mind to make an interview work for them.
Ben and I discuss being a creator, communication skills, and the importance of constructive disagreements.
Angus and I discuss career development, interviews, and contributing to a team.
Swyx and I talk coding careers and junior dev expectations.
Zeno Rocha and I discuss developer habits and how to improve and grow.
Spencer Allen and I discuss recruiting, hiring managers, and interviewing.