29 min

066: Finding a new job during the pandemic Parent Driven Development

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Parent Driven Development

66: Finding a new job during the pandemic.

Welcome, Jean Hsu!

Jean Hsu is a writer, coach, and software engineer turned leadership coach after working for a decade in Silicon Valley. She is the VP of engineering at Range Labs and Co-founder of Co Leadership, which focuses on filling the gaps in leadership development in the tech industry. Jean doesn’t miss writing code, but she does miss deleting it.


0:53 Finding a new job during the pandemic


Desire strikes for leadership
The hiring process


5:20 How did the pandemic change your thought process


Intentionality of specific desires - management, leadership, flexibility
Enjoying the journey rather than letting comparison or stress take over


7:30 What would Jean do differently now?


Finding ways to lean into async communication with a remote team in different time zones, while keeping the team engaged and connected with each other
Hybrid mix of in-person and remote is the future for companies


13:13 Pre-pandemic commute tales


Feels like a different lifetime


15:40 New expectations for Range during the pandemic


Getting rid of the 9-5; windowed work with colored labels
Core hours for team meetings
Setting boundaries


19:40 Genius and fail moments


KWu closed her son’s fingers between a door hinge… #fail
Allison’s daughter turns 3 and shines at her yearly doctor's appointment. #genius
Jean downloaded TikTok and discovered the best parenting hack to tell your kids to do a task, rather than ask. #genius
Chris brings back his daughter's love of Star Wars. #genius


How can I support the podcast?

Please follow us @parentdrivendev on Twitter or email us at panel@parentdrivendevelopment.com.


Our website is at ParentDrivenDevelopment.com.


Allison
KWu
Chris Sexton
Special Guest: Jean Hsu.

Parent Driven Development

66: Finding a new job during the pandemic.

Welcome, Jean Hsu!

Jean Hsu is a writer, coach, and software engineer turned leadership coach after working for a decade in Silicon Valley. She is the VP of engineering at Range Labs and Co-founder of Co Leadership, which focuses on filling the gaps in leadership development in the tech industry. Jean doesn’t miss writing code, but she does miss deleting it.


0:53 Finding a new job during the pandemic


Desire strikes for leadership
The hiring process


5:20 How did the pandemic change your thought process


Intentionality of specific desires - management, leadership, flexibility
Enjoying the journey rather than letting comparison or stress take over


7:30 What would Jean do differently now?


Finding ways to lean into async communication with a remote team in different time zones, while keeping the team engaged and connected with each other
Hybrid mix of in-person and remote is the future for companies


13:13 Pre-pandemic commute tales


Feels like a different lifetime


15:40 New expectations for Range during the pandemic


Getting rid of the 9-5; windowed work with colored labels
Core hours for team meetings
Setting boundaries


19:40 Genius and fail moments


KWu closed her son’s fingers between a door hinge… #fail
Allison’s daughter turns 3 and shines at her yearly doctor's appointment. #genius
Jean downloaded TikTok and discovered the best parenting hack to tell your kids to do a task, rather than ask. #genius
Chris brings back his daughter's love of Star Wars. #genius


How can I support the podcast?

Please follow us @parentdrivendev on Twitter or email us at panel@parentdrivendevelopment.com.


Our website is at ParentDrivenDevelopment.com.


Allison
KWu
Chris Sexton
Special Guest: Jean Hsu.

29 min

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