29 episodes

Hear from inspiring developers about how they found meaningful and fulfilling work that that also pays them well. On the #StoriesByScrimba Podcast, you'll hear motivational advice and job-hunting strategies from developers who've been exactly where you are now. We talk to developers about their challenges, learnings, and switching industries in the hopes of inspiring YOU. This is the podcast that provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps to move from where you are to work that matters to you and uniquely fits your strengths and talents.

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Hear from inspiring developers about how they found meaningful and fulfilling work that that also pays them well. On the #StoriesByScrimba Podcast, you'll hear motivational advice and job-hunting strategies from developers who've been exactly where you are now. We talk to developers about their challenges, learnings, and switching industries in the hopes of inspiring YOU. This is the podcast that provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps to move from where you are to work that matters to you and uniquely fits your strengths and talents.

    What a good developer resume looks like and how to write one - learnings from an Uber Engineering Manager

    What a good developer resume looks like and how to write one - learnings from an Uber Engineering Manager

    Your resume determines if you will be called in for an interview or not. It’s an advertisement targeted towards your future boss and it can make or break your application. Yet, most programmers fail to write a good resume! In this episode, you will learn to increases the chances that your resume makes it to the “yes” pile according to an actual Hiring Manager.

    Who is Gergely? Gergely is the author of The Tech Resume Inside Out - a highly-rated book about what the hiring process look like inside companies and how to make sure your resume stands out. Before that, he worked as an Engineering Manager at Uber for 3 years.

    • 44 min
    Lessons learned from 400 unsuccessful job applications - how Scrimba student Gandev finally found success

    Lessons learned from 400 unsuccessful job applications - how Scrimba student Gandev finally found success

    With every rejection, Gandev felt more determined than ever. It didn't matter to him that no one had replied positively yet because he was only really testing the waters - applying to jobs before he was ready in order to see what he could learn about job-hunting while simultaneously skilling up on Scrimba. In the end, Gandev learned the key to his success was to connect with the people behind the jobs. In this episode, you are will learn how to do the same.

    • 25 min
    How to work with recruiters according to Senior Recruiter Taylor Desseyn

    How to work with recruiters according to Senior Recruiter Taylor Desseyn

    For every sucky recruiter conflating Java and JavaScript (oh boy), there is a recruiter like Taylor Desseyn ready to listen to your goals, craft your resume, and help you land your first Junior Developer job. Yes, even new programers are eligible to work with a recruiter! In this episode, Taylor breaks it down step-by-step.

    Who is Taylor? Taylor is a Senior Recruiter who has been recruiting since 2011 and has helped place more than 450 people land their dream jobs. He joins us today to share his best advice on how to connect with and utilize recruiters in general.

    • 25 min
    How to remember everything you learn with Ali Spittel from Amazon Web Services

    How to remember everything you learn with Ali Spittel from Amazon Web Services

    Ali has helped hundreds of new developers learn to code through her work as a lead bootcamp instructor and author. She’s an equally talented developer and teacher and In this episode, shares techniques and tips to help you better understand what you’re learning and make it stick once and for all!

    • 39 min
    How to get started in Developer Relations according to Head of Developer Relations Phil Leggetter

    How to get started in Developer Relations according to Head of Developer Relations Phil Leggetter

    The demand for Developer Relations candidates has never been greater. Yet, employers are struggling to fill this unique role. In this episode, Phil Legetter (Head of Developer Relations at PostHog), teaches you what Developer Relation is, the versatile roles within Developer Relations, and what experience you need to succeed. As an experienced Hiring Manager himsself, Phil also shares his experience hiring from the inside out.

    • 28 min
    From Air Conditioning Technician to Junior Developer in 6 months

    From Air Conditioning Technician to Junior Developer in 6 months

    Meet Dan (35) from Australia 🇦🇺🦘. After working as an Air Conditioning Technician for 9 years, Dan enrolled in Scrimba's Frontend Developer Career Path to become a hireable web developer. 7 months later, here we are!

    Success found Dan much quicker than he expected - not because he was the absolute best coder (Dan admits he stumbled through the technical interview) but instead because Dan successfully demonstrated his teachability and potential. Now Dan is earning to learn. If you follow Dan's advice, you could too!

    • 22 min

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