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Episodes

Episode 91: Job Requirements and Teams of Misfits

1/11/2018
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:27:39


Episode 90: Upper Management Dislikes Me and Undeserved Job Offers

1/5/2018
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:29:17


Episode 89: Departed Engineers and Employment Contracts

12/28/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:30:35


Episode 88: How To Dress For Interviews and Learning To Interview

12/22/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions: This is the NoRedInk interview process. This is the blog post Jamison likes on getting data out of the technical portion of the interview. This is a slightly pessimistic look at pitfalls in the standard interview process. Google wrote a great article about structured interviewing that might also be helpful.

Duration: 00:38:00


Episode 87: Pushover Coworkers and Productivity Metrics

12/14/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions: Jamison cites this tweet and this blog post about examining your own productivity.

Duration: 00:47:01


Episode 86: Sharing Salaries and Offensive Words

12/7/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:34:23


Episode 85: Annoying Know-it-alls and Company Headshots

11/30/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:24:40


Episode 84: Shy Developers and Outsourced Architecture

11/23/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:26:56


Episode 83: Gaps In The Resume and Moving To Business

11/16/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:26:09


Episode 82: Blow Ups and Job Security

11/9/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:36:22


Episode 81: Unwilling To Grow and Forced Out During Two Weeks Notice

11/2/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions: Jamison talks about the Khan Academy engineering culture. He kinda misquoted it though. They don’t explicitly say they lay people off who don’t progress.

Duration: 00:25:11


Episode 80: New Team Leads and Constant Follow Up

10/29/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions: Jamison mentions this by Charity Majors on the pendulum between technical and people leadership. Jamison also mentions this HBR article on employee happiness.

Duration: 00:31:44


Episode 78: Story Point Misses and Measuring Productivity

10/19/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions: The article comparing research on productivity in static and dynamic type systems is here. It is a great read. Jamison also mentions Goodhart’s Law. Read more about it here.

Duration: 00:38:28


Episode 78: Endless Rewrites and Fake Deadlines

10/13/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions: We talked a bit about the value of deadlines way back in episode nine if you want to hear some positive things about deadlines.

Duration: 00:27:27


Episode 77: Boss Wants Me To Speak and The 2% Raise

10/4/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions: We talked about conferences a bit more way back in episode 6. We also talked more about playing the salary game in episode 23, which is a technique for sharing salary information with your co-workers.

Duration: 00:35:21


Episode 76: Writing Goals and Firing Jokes

9/25/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:30:49


Episode 75: Self-Promotion For Wallflowers and Moving in a Year

9/19/2017
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This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions: Way back in episode 26 we talked a little bit about self-promotion as well.

Duration: 00:34:05


Episode 74: Switching Languages Without A Pay Cut and A Missed Negotiation

9/11/2017
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Jamison and Dave will be at the UtahJS Conference on September 18th. See conf.utahjs.com for more info and to buy tickets. Come say hi! This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:36:42


Episode 73: A Rampant Rewriter and Overexplainers

8/31/2017
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Jamison and Dave will be at the UtahJS Conference on September 18th. See conf.utahjs.com for more info and to buy tickets. Come say hi! This week Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:39:00


Episode 72: The Micromanaging CEO and The Only Developer

8/17/2017
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Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

Duration: 00:29:08

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