The podcast where we try to understand why hiring and getting hired in tech are both absolute nightmares.
Assessing Candidates with Mary Lukanuski
In this episode, Laura talks to Mary Lukanuski about how to tell whether a candidate is right for the job. They discuss the pros and cons (mostly cons) of design exercises of various sorts and the things that actually do help you hire better.
Drink Pairing: Mezcal Negroni
Finding the right person for your team with Cindy Alvarez
In this episode, Laura talks to Cindy Alvarez, Director of UX for Powerpoint, about how to figure out what sort of hire you really need and write a job description targeted to the right folks.
Drink pairing: Sparkling Rose
Innovative Recruiting - A unique approach to hiring with Bryan Cantrill
In this episode, Laura talks to Bryan Cantrill, CTO of Oxide, about a wildly different approach to recruiting and hiring.
Drink Pairing: Diet Dr. Pepper
Pay Equity - Making comp fair with Lisa Dusseault
In this episode, Laura talks with Lisa Dusseault, CTO and Co-founder of Compaas about how to make sure you're making the right offer and paying people fairly for their work.
Drink Pairing: California Chardonnay (properly chilled!)
Tech Recruiting - Why is recruiting so hard with James Mayes
In this episode, Laura talks with James Mayes, Founder at Mind the Product and currently an Evangelist at Pendo about why recruiting in tech is so hard and why recruiting technology can make it even harder.
Pendo is hiring!
Drink Pairing: Pinot Noir
Training Designers - Creating an apprenticeship program with Emmy Southworth
In this episode, Laura talks to Emmy Southworth, Principal Product Manager at Lendio about how she created an apprenticeship program to create new designers.
Interested in working with Emmy? Lendio is hiring!
Drink Pairing: Draft Diet Dr. Pepper