Last week I went on the PodRocket podcast to talk about engineering careers, serverless handbook, and the current job market. We talked about why it's ice cold for new entrants, and flaming hot for experienced folk. 🤔
A reader liked it so much he emailed:
just finished podcast with you! Was great, lots of great thoughts. When you talked about juniors, I've realized, there's probably room for "Juniors mindset" series as well :)
Have a listen, or watch the video 👇
- What's it like being a senior vs. junior in 2021
- What companies look for in engineers at different stages of their career
- How companies change what they look for at different stages of the company
- Advice for managers looking for engineers
- Why serverless represents a shift in how we think about webapps
- How technologies have changed to empower frontend engineers to own more of the stack
- How the senior mindset differs from the junior mindset and why it takes a new way of thinking
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