Displaying episodes 31 - 54 of 54 in total

Jay Donnell - Sr Director of Software Engineering

Jay recounts his experiences of his early career life, how to deal with failure, and the importance of communication.

Hala Al-Adwan - CTO at dotOrg Technology

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 Karpov - Principal Engineer at Booster Fuels, Maintainer of Mongoose.

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 Shiple - Freelance CTO

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 Kamkar, co-founder of Openpath Security

Samy brings us on his journey from hacker to security engineer, passion for self projects, and networking at tech events.

Mike Brevoort - Platform Architect at Slack

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 Zacharia - Engineering Manager at FloQast

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 Carney - Engineering Manager at Superstruct.

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 Maigret - former CTO of Revver & Co-Founder of DigiSynd

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 Jandoc - Principal UI Frontend Engineer at Bambee

Jon tells us about his start in tech, the importance of curiosity, and different forms of communication in a project.

Dan Shaw - Godfather of Node.js

Dan Shaw discuses team dynamics, the positive features of Senior Devs, and facing the fear of failure.

Carter Rabasa - Organizer of Cascadia.js & Founder of FizBuz

Listen in as Carter Rabasa discusses the genesis of Cascadia.js, life as in Devrel, and the positive impact of empathy.

Jad Meouchy - BadVR Co-Founder

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 - Director of Software Engineering

Brandon Harvey talks through his career of personal development, personal accountability, and aligning yourself with the right company.

Ben Wilhelm - Bootcamp Graduate Mentor

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.

Chris Ferdinandi - Web Developer & Author

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 Wadsworth - Product Management

Thomas and I discuss the relationship between product and engineering, importance of communication, and the role of company core values.

Eric Gradman - CTO, Inventor, Artist

Eric and I discuss side projects, being a generalist, and the value of adaptability and learning quickly.

Andy Burke - Fintech CTO

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 Junya - Lead Front-End Engineer

Ben and I discuss being a creator, communication skills, and the importance of constructive disagreements.

Angus Perkerson - Senior Software Engineer at REX

Angus and I discuss career development, interviews, and contributing to a team.

Swyx - Coding Career Handbook

Swyx and I talk coding careers and junior dev expectations.

Zeno Rocha - Habits of Highly Productive Developers

Zeno Rocha and I discuss developer habits and how to improve and grow.

Spencer Allen - Veteran Tech Recruiter

Spencer Allen and I discuss recruiting, hiring managers, and interviewing.