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Hosted by Colm Doyle, Klokta offers thoughts on Technology, Developer Relations and more.

Klokta Colm Doyle

    • Technology

Hosted by Colm Doyle, Klokta offers thoughts on Technology, Developer Relations and more.

    You should answer every single recruiter message you get

    You should answer every single recruiter message you get

    Most people think of recruiter InMails as spam, but not me. I see opportunity in every one.  If you're not actively engaging with recruiters, you're missing out on a chance to get crucial information about the job market, so don't leave that on the table. Ask these questions and start figuring out what you *should* be getting.

    • 8 min
    Developer Relations in 2022 - Where I'm focusing

    Developer Relations in 2022 - Where I'm focusing

    What does 2022 hold for Slack Developer Advocacy, and the industry in general? There's two big things I know my team will focus on.


    Original Blog Post
    Video from Sandra
    Blog post from Jim Ray

    • 6 min
    The best Incident Commanders might not be where you think

    The best Incident Commanders might not be where you think

    The Incident Commander is a powerful role in the world of Incident Management that is traditionally filled by senior engineers and engineering managers. But have you ever considered that maybe you should be casting your net a bit wider when it comes to staffing that role?


    Original blog post
    Pagerduty Training Materials
    Example Root Cause analysis from AWS

    • 5 min
    Improving your video conference setup

    Improving your video conference setup

    It's been over a year now, and hybrid/remote events are here to stay. Here's some suggestions on what tools you can invest in to level up your video conference setup so every event you do hits that professionalism bar you want.




    Original blog post, containing links to all the tools I mention
    A Meetup where I was using a Sony a6400

    • 8 min
    Flexibility shouldn't mean always-on

    Flexibility shouldn't mean always-on

    A strict Monday to Friday, nine to five schedule is no longer the norm for many people who work in software, but you need to be sure that 'choosing when you work' doesn't make you always available to work.




    Original Blog Post
    Flex-Work Programs That Actually Work
    For millennials, unlimited vacation isn’t always a perk
    The Best Way We’ve Found To Get Employees To Take More Vacation Time (And It Isn’t Unlimited Vacation)
    Building for the new normal

    • 5 min
    Et tu, booth?

    Et tu, booth?

    Is a conference booth really the best way to engage with developers? And if it isn't, why do we spend so much time and money on them?

    Original blog post

    • 5 min

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