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Making coding education open to anyone, anywhere. Apply to App Academy: http://bit.ly/appacademynow
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Making coding education open to anyone, anywhere. Apply to App Academy: http://bit.ly/appacademynow

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English


Episodes

Uber's Pawandeep Rai Talks About His Journey from Wal-Mart and Target Retail to Software Engineering

4/4/2019
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In the following podcast episode of App Academy Live, Uber Software Engineer talks about his path from being a manager at Target and Wal-Mart retail stores to becoming a coder. He will also go over the most difficult aspects of the App Academy bootcamp, what he bought his girlfriend with his first big check, and why he believes anyone can learn how to code. Apply to App Academy: http://bit.ly/2D01PqW

Duration:00:21:30

Atlassian's Aubrey Blanche on Diversity, Accountability, and Developing a Culture of Belonging

4/2/2019
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Atlassian's Designer of Equitable Organizations Aubrey Blanche talks to App Academy about how tech companies can invest in their workers in an equitable way. She also discusses the difference between "call-in" and "call-out" culture, how companies can be more accountable to their workers, and how managers can help be agents of change.

Duration:00:44:16

App Academy Instructor Rose Koron on the Importance of Github to Developers

3/8/2019
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In this episode of App Academy Live, we talk to one of the bootcamp instructors, Rose Koron, about Github, the important development tool used by software developers, about why it matters, and how it’s incorporated by App Academy into the learning curriculum. If you're not familiar with Github, you’ve probably seen the tool’s black cat logo all over the internet. More on App Academy: http://bit.ly/2UrqCuN

Duration:00:30:49

Funding Circle's Head Of People Maria Weaver on Keeping Engineers Happy

3/8/2019
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In this App Academy video event, Maria Weaver talks to us about how Funding Circle recruits engineers (including from App Academy), how engineers work inside the company, and about the technical and social skills they expect from candidates. In her role as the Chief People Officer for the small business lending platform company, Maria has helped create major HR initiatives that have led to high marks from their workers.

Duration:00:29:59

Executive Advisor Shari Alexander on Marketing Yourself and Inclusive Messaging

3/4/2019
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App Academy talks to Sharí Alexander, a Los Angeles-based influence coach and advisor to top executives. Sharí has learned from and studied CIA agents, hostage negotiators, and other masters of persuasion to learn influential communication techniques anyone can use at job interviews. Sharí also talks about the most important traits entrepreneurs need to be successful, why kindness is an underrated skill at tech workplaces, and why self-awareness is a powerful career survival tool. Apply to...

Duration:00:52:00

App Academy Career Coach Eli Blair On Getting A Job In 2019

3/4/2019
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In this App Academy interview, App Academy's Career and Talent Development Manager Eli Blair talks about the development process of the curriculum, discusses what it takes to find a job in 2019, and why it's important to negotiate your contracts for maximum salary. Apply to App Academy: http://bit.ly/2BqWR5N

Duration:00:42:55