96 episodes

The Live Series (Powered by Amicus Recruitment) is a podcast designed to continue our vision of connecting the tech community for you to share ideas, build knowledge and meet new friends. All of our episodes are relaxed, informal, social experiences, geared to bring people together. By doing this, we believe that by we can add value to tech professionals who want to develop their own skillset and for tech leaders who want to help develop their own teams.

The Live Series Podcast Amicus

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The Live Series (Powered by Amicus Recruitment) is a podcast designed to continue our vision of connecting the tech community for you to share ideas, build knowledge and meet new friends. All of our episodes are relaxed, informal, social experiences, geared to bring people together. By doing this, we believe that by we can add value to tech professionals who want to develop their own skillset and for tech leaders who want to help develop their own teams.

    Roundtable | The Essence Of Speed: Accelerating Project Delivery

    Roundtable | The Essence Of Speed: Accelerating Project Delivery

    Roundtable | The Essence Of Speed: Accelerating Project Delivery


    "The Essence Of Speed: Accelerating Project Delivery"

     

    In this latest episode of The Live Series, Jordan hosts a roundtable with industry leaders:

     

    Praveen Cheruvu – Director of Engineering @ Velocity Global

    Engin Bura Anil – VP of Engineering

    Michelle Waldorf – Director of Engineering



    Summary:


    When taking new products to market, time is against you. It is fundamental to ensure you are getting your deliveries out as quick as possible to stay ahead of the curve.

    Everything starts small and will expand but, if your competitor beats you to the punch, you’ll struggle to find success.

     

    In this episode, the panel discussed:

     

    ✅ Identifying the fastest way from ignorance to informed

    ✅ Ensuring you are not working purely on a discovery phase

    ✅ How to ensure everyone is on board to get your product to market in the fastest fashion

    ✅ Ways to scale once you do

     

    Amicus help businesses connect with the best Software Engineering, Cloud & DevOps and ERP professionals across US, UK & Europe.



    We partner with some of the top global brands providing both contract and permanent recruitment solutions when they need us the most.

     

    We are passionate about the tech community and are committed to help drive exposure to these technologies by writing blogs, sharing content, arranging meetups &
    working on some of the absolute best requirements on the market.

     

    Within every great tech business, are amazingly talented people. Our passion is to connect these people to the organisations who produce some of the best tech products in the world.

     

    Visit our socials or join our Slack channel exclusive for Engineering Leaders here:

    Slack Channel 👉 https://www.amicusjobs.com/leadersgroup

     

    Check out the how you can get involved in our channel here: https://www.amicusjobs.com/community

     

    🤳🏼 Stay connected!

    Website 👉 https://www.amicusjobs.com/

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Roundtable | Maintaining morale & keeping Engineers motivated

    Roundtable | Maintaining morale & keeping Engineers motivated

    “Maintaining morale & keeping Engineers motivated”

    In this latest episode of The Live Series, Jordan Hayward hosts a roundtable with industry leaders:

    Santosh Mahendra - Senior Engineering Manager @ Slack
    Lisa Gumerman - Director of Engineering @ HealthSherpa
    John Collins - VP of Engineering
    Amrita Jain - Director of Engineering @ Uber

    In this episode, the panel discussed:

    • Challenges faced in the tech industry in the past 18 months
    • How mass layoffs in the tech industry has affected morale in the industry
    • How to spot tell-tell signs of low team morale
    • Strategies to keep morale high in an Engineering team
    • Is there a correlation between performance & morale?
    • The importance of goal setting
    • How often should you be checking in on your team?

    Amicus help businesses connect with the best Software Engineering, Cloud & DevOps and ERP professionals across US, UK & Europe.

    We partner with some of the top global brands providing both contract and permanent recruitment solutions when they need us the most.

    We are passionate about the tech community and are committed to help drive exposure to these technologies by writing blogs, sharing content, arranging meetups & working on some of the absolute best requirements on the market.

    Within every great tech business, are amazingly talented people. Our passion is to connect these people to the organisations who produce some of the best tech products in the world.

    Visit our socials or join our Slack channel exclusive for Engineering Leaders here:
    Slack Channel 👉 https://www.amicusjobs.com/leadersgroup

    Check out the how you can get involved in our channel here:
    https://www.amicusjobs.com/community

    🤳🏼 Stay connected!
    Website 👉 https://www.amicusjobs.com/

    • 58 min
    Episode 50 | Managing Your Tech Team Effectively

    Episode 50 | Managing Your Tech Team Effectively

    In the latest episode of The Live Series Podcast, Heather was joined by Jack 'Stevo' Lazenby, Head of Engineering at ZigZag.

    This episode covers:
    📢 Which soft skills are important in tech?
    🙏 How to help your team overcome imposter syndrome
    👀 What are the consequences of a leader not paying attention to their teams’ emotional needs
    👊 What leaders should do to minimise imposter syndrome
    💯 Advice for someone dealing with imposter syndrome in their tech role
    ⚖ Implementing a healthy work/life balance for your team
    🧠 How a leader should approach the mental health of individuals in their team
    ✌ How a tech leader can improve and maintain their own mental health
    🔥 Advice for someone running a large team of engineers

    Check out the how you can get involved in our channel here https://www.amicusjobs.com/community

    Amicus Recruitment help businesses connect with the best Software Engineering, Cloud & DevOps and ERP professionals across UK, US & Europe.

    We partner with some of the top global brands providing both contract and permanent recruitment solutions when they need us the most.

    Join us at one of our meetups, watch our roundtables & webinars or listen to our podcast to develop your career in tech.

    🤳🏼 Stay connected!
    Website 👉 https://www.amicusjobs.com/

    • 37 min
    Episode 49 | Building Empathy & Trust Within Your Team

    Episode 49 | Building Empathy & Trust Within Your Team

    In the latest episode of The Live Series Podcast, Heather was joined by Susan Reilly, Senior Director of Engineering at Typeform.

    This episode covers:
    🙏 The role of empathy within a team
    ⚖ How to encourage work/life balance within your team
    👊 The best techniques to bring out the best in your team
    ✅ Identifying green flag traits in team members
    🚺 What the tech industry be doing to enable women to break into tech
    📊 What can be done to retain women in tech
    💯 How to build trust within your team
    🔥 Advice for someone running a large team of engineers


    Check out the how you can get involved in our channel here https://www.amicusjobs.com/community

    Amicus Recruitment help businesses connect with the best Software Engineering, Cloud & DevOps and ERP professionals across UK, US & Europe.

    We partner with some of the top global brands providing both contract and permanent recruitment solutions when they need us the most.

    We are passionate about the tech community and are committed to help drive exposure to these technologies by writing blogs, sharing content, arranging meetups & working on some of the absolute best requirements on the market.

    Within every great tech business, are amazingly talented people. Our passion is to connect these people to the organisations who produce some of the best tech products in the world.

    🤳🏼 Stay connected!Website 👉 https://www.amicusjobs.com/

    • 44 min
    Roundtable | Performance Management Culture within Software Engineering

    Roundtable | Performance Management Culture within Software Engineering

    In the latest episode of The Live Series, Sam Edward hosts a roundtable with industry leaders:

    Nic Goodall - Head of Engineering (Formerly Learnably)
    George Paterson - Head of Engineering (Formerly Concured)
    Ben Allen - CTO - Laka

    Covering:
    📈 Current Trends in Performance Management
    💯 Importance of recruiting right for your team to perform well
    👀 Managing feedback
    📊 Metrics and KPIs – how to get the best out of individuals
    🙏 Ethics within management
    📢 Regular feedback vs micro-management
    ✅ How to turn performance around effectively
    ✈ Impact of remote work on performance evaluation

    Amicus connects global organisations with the best Software Engineering, DevOps & Cloud and ERP professionals.

    🤳🏼 Stay connected!
    Website 👉 https://www.amicusjobs.com/

    • 58 min
    Roundtable | Attraction & Retention in 2024

    Roundtable | Attraction & Retention in 2024

    Attraction & Retention in 2024

    In this latest episode of The Live Series, Sam Smith hosts a roundtable with industry leaders:

    Jon Dis (People and Talent Lead), Lindsey McCorry (Talent Acquisition Manager) and Luke Victor (Talent Lead).

    Covering:
    - Identifying struggles from 2023 (Attraction & Retention)
    - Current market - increase in vacancies, how will this affect attraction and retention
    - The benefits of an attraction strategy – Creating and following
    - Benefits – Change in norms
    - Proactive / reactive - Retention in 2024
    - Employer experience for retention

    Amicus connects global organisations with the best Software Engineering, DevOps & Cloud and ERP professionals.

    Visit our socials or join our Slack channel exclusive for Engineering Leaders here www.amicusjobs.com/leadersgroup

    🤳🏼 Stay connected!

    Website 👉 https://www.amicusjobs.com/
    Slack Channel 👉 https://www.amicusjobs.com/leadersgroup

    • 46 min

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