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Episode 171: Unwilling mentorship and tortoise vs hare DevOpsAug 19, 2019 Listen
Episode 170: Code rage and code review etiquetteAug 12, 2019 Listen
Episode 169: Conspiracy theories and flexible schedulesAug 05, 2019 Listen
Episode 168: Self-snooping and work from home jeopardyJul 29, 2019 Listen
Episode 167: Foosball culture and giving feedback to geniusesJul 22, 2019 Listen
Episode 166: Not the intern and fighting at workJul 15, 2019 Listen
Episode 165: I don't play videogames and quarter-career burnoutJul 08, 2019 Listen
Episode 164: Fear of firing and disengaged teammatesJul 01, 2019 Listen
Episode 163: Sounding a warning and negative Glassdoor reviewsJun 24, 2019 Listen
Episode 162 (rerun of episode 113): Quitting Your First Job and Too Many ResponsibilitiesJun 17, 2019 Listen
Episode 161: Trapped as a QA engineer and trapped as a generalistJun 10, 2019 Listen
Episode 160: Non-manager 1:1s and throwing away dev learningJun 03, 2019 Listen
Episode 159: Rejecting candidates and corporate image obsessionMay 27, 2019 Listen
Episode 158: I accepted a counter-offer and stayed and dealing with engineers who exaggerate their contributionsMay 20, 2019 Listen
Episode 157: How to deal with a consistent low performer and my architect wants me to switch from Ruby to JavaMay 13, 2019 Listen
Episode 156: How to move from web development into other software engineering roles and dealing with slow code review processesMay 06, 2019 Listen
Episode 155: What do you think about employee monitoring software and how do I get un-demotivated after losing interest in software dev?Apr 29, 2019 Listen
Episode 154: Why am I terrible at picking candidates and how soon can I quit my job?Apr 22, 2019 Listen
Episode 153: Informal Leadership and Dealing With Burnout (rerun of episode 71)Apr 15, 2019 Listen
Episode 152: How to pair program as an introvert and being mistreated as a contractor?Apr 08, 2019 Listen
Episode 151: Where are all the old developers and Do I not ask enough questions?Apr 01, 2019 Listen
Episode 150: How to fight imposter syndrome as a technical lead and Getting in to meetupsMar 25, 2019 Listen
Episode 149: How to get my engineering career back on track and how to thrive in a heavy process environmentMar 18, 2019 Listen
Episode 148: In the orbit of a Rock Star Programmer and Should I share my salary with my coworkers?Mar 11, 2019 Listen
Episode 147: How to grow in a flat organization and how to get references when job hunting in stealth mode?Mar 04, 2019 Listen
Episode 146: What to do with sick co-workers who come into the office and dealing with weird performance review feedbackFeb 25, 2019 Listen
Episode 145: What to do with a bad manager who is loved by upper management and should I include detecting major security vulnerabilities on my resume?Feb 18, 2019 Listen
Episode 144: Job hunting while employed and how to start my first technical lead roleFeb 11, 2019 Listen
Episode 143: Dealing with meeting interrupters and setting work limitsFeb 04, 2019 Listen
Episode 142: Can I get hired above my level even though I look inexperienced on paper and should I be brutally honest in peer performance reviewsJan 28, 2019 Listen
Episode 141: A Rampant Rewriter and Dealing with an Overexplainer (rerun of episode 73)Jan 21, 2019 Listen
Episode 140: Should I apologize for my bugs after I quit and should I become a project managerJan 14, 2019 Listen
Episode 139: How to deal with badmouthing and how to survive in a loud open officeJan 07, 2019 Listen
Episode 138: Should I ask for a raise before my annual review and how to keep up with young, single, overtime-working co-workersDec 31, 2018 Listen
Episode 137: How to get answers to technical questions and Should managers also be technicalDec 24, 2018 Listen
Episode 136: My family thinks I'm over paid and Is a 10% raise goodDec 17, 2018 Listen
Episode 135: Publicly Correcting Speakers and Forced Into a Dev Role as a Product ManagerDec 10, 2018 Listen
Episode 134: Boredom vs Money and Agile vs Long-Term SchedulesDec 03, 2018 Listen
Episode 133: Herding Linter Cats and Surviving Until Severance TimeNov 19, 2018 Listen
Episode 132: Should I tell my boss I'm planning to quit and keeping tech talks goingNov 12, 2018 Listen
Episode 131: Coworkers with stinky feet and Was my salary expectation too highNov 05, 2018 Listen
Episode 130 (rerun of episode 87): Stand up and fight! and MetricsOct 29, 2018 Listen
Episode 129: Office romance and What to say during one-on-onesOct 22, 2018 Listen
Episode 128: Finish The Degree In Poverty? and Hiring InsecurityOct 15, 2018 Listen
Episode 127: Leaving a Job I Love and My Role Is Being ErodedOct 08, 2018 Listen
Episode 126: I'm underpaid and Game Industry BonusesOct 01, 2018 Listen
Episode 125: Brainstorming sessions and Slack EttiquetteSep 24, 2018 Listen
Episode 124: Pair Programming Pain and Side Hustle CEOSep 17, 2018 Listen
Episode 123: Salary Promise Fail and Slacker CoworkersSep 10, 2018 Listen
Episode 122: Too Much Process and Negotiating Salaries with Multiple CompaniesSep 03, 2018 Listen
Episode 121: Working Remotely Without Hating It and Managing Rotating EngineersAug 27, 2018 Listen
Episode 120: Layoff Decisions and Overworking PeersAug 20, 2018 Listen
Episode 119 (rerun of episode 77): My boss wants me to speak at conferences and how to get better than a 2% raiseAug 13, 2018 Listen
Episode 118: Asking For Help and Speaking UpJul 30, 2018 Listen
Episode 117: Defense Industry Stigma and Responding to Negative FeedbackJul 23, 2018 Listen
Episode 116: Weekend Warrioring and Reaching the End of the Career LadderJul 17, 2018 Listen
Episode 115: Sharing Your Salary When You Leave and Hiring Decisions OverruledJul 10, 2018 Listen
Episode 114: Story Point Commitments and Measuring Productivity (Episode 79 Rerun)Jul 02, 2018 Listen
Episode 113: Quitting Your First Job and Too Many ResponsibilitiesJun 25, 2018 Listen
Episode 112: Disinterested Interviewing and Layoff FalloutJun 18, 2018 Listen
Episode 111: Dogma Rehab and Getting a Co-worker FiredJun 12, 2018 Listen
Episode 110: Team Spirit and Half-hearted RecruitingJun 04, 2018 Listen
Episode 109: Critical Junior Dev and Introducing New ToolsMay 29, 2018 Listen
(Rerun) Episode 35: Attracting Talent and Quitting ResponsiblyMay 20, 2018 Listen
Episode 108: An Insecure Teammate and Disclosing Past RatingsMay 13, 2018 Listen
(Rerun) Episode 40: Office Visibility and New TechMay 06, 2018 Listen
Episode 107: Silence After Interviews and Newsletter PoliticsApr 30, 2018 Listen
Episode 106: Working From Home Without Rotting and Meetup EtiquetteApr 22, 2018 Listen
Episode 105: Interviewing for Management and Annoying NoisesApr 12, 2018 Listen
Episode 104: Interviews With VPs and Hiring a TesterApr 06, 2018 Listen
Episode 103: Team Dynamics and Bad CodeMar 31, 2018 Listen
Episode 102: Correcting English and Tyranny of the UrgentMar 24, 2018 Listen
Episode 101: Style In Code Reviews and How To Thank My ManagerMar 17, 2018 Listen
Episode 99: Developer Health and Whiteboard InterviewsMar 09, 2018 Listen
Episode 98 (Rerun of Episode 57): Disliking Management and Difficult Co-workersMar 02, 2018 Listen
Episode 97: A Quiet Intern and Hearts and GutsFeb 22, 2018 Listen
Episode 96: Teaching Burden and Unknown UnknownsFeb 17, 2018 Listen
Episode 95: Paying For Help and Scared of RecruitersFeb 08, 2018 Listen
Episode 94: Dodging Recommendations and Full Sleeve TattoosFeb 03, 2018 Listen
Episode 93: Negotiating Annual Raises and Part-Time WorkJan 27, 2018 Listen
Episode 92: Career Death by Friction and New Job WoesJan 19, 2018 Listen
Episode 91: Job Requirements and Teams of MisfitsJan 11, 2018 Listen
Episode 90: Upper Management Dislikes Me and Undeserved Job OffersJan 05, 2018 Listen
Episode 89: Departed Engineers and Employment ContractsDec 28, 2017 Listen
Episode 88: How To Dress For Interviews and Learning To InterviewDec 22, 2017 Listen
Episode 87: Pushover Coworkers and Productivity MetricsDec 14, 2017 Listen
Episode 86: Sharing Salaries and Offensive WordsDec 07, 2017 Listen
Episode 85: Annoying Know-it-alls and Company HeadshotsNov 30, 2017 Listen
Episode 84: Shy Developers and Outsourced ArchitectureNov 23, 2017 Listen
Episode 83: Gaps In The Resume and Moving To BusinessNov 16, 2017 Listen
Episode 82: Blow Ups and Job SecurityNov 09, 2017 Listen
Episode 81: Unwilling To Grow and Forced Out During Two Weeks NoticeNov 02, 2017 Listen
Episode 80: New Team Leads and Constant Follow UpOct 29, 2017 Listen
Episode 79: Story Point Misses and Measuring ProductivityOct 19, 2017 Listen
Episode 78: Endless Rewrites and Fake DeadlinesOct 13, 2017 Listen
Episode 77: Boss Wants Me To Speak and The 2% RaiseOct 04, 2017 Listen
Episode 76: Writing Goals and Firing JokesSep 25, 2017 Listen
Episode 75: Self-Promotion For Wallflowers and Moving in a YearSep 19, 2017 Listen
Episode 74: Switching Languages Without A Pay Cut and A Missed NegotiationSep 11, 2017 Listen
Episode 73: A Rampant Rewriter and OverexplainersAug 31, 2017 Listen
Episode 72: The Micromanaging CEO and The Only DeveloperAug 17, 2017 Listen
Episode 71: Informal Leadership and Dealing With BurnoutAug 14, 2017 Listen
Episode 70: Appraisal-Driven Development and Meeting CreepJul 28, 2017 Listen
Episode 69: A Know-It-All Lead and Selling Your Boss on Remote WorkJul 21, 2017 Listen
Episode 68: Paying Your Dues and Non-technical HobbiesJul 13, 2017 Listen
Episode 67: Graduate School and Asking Good QuestionsJul 07, 2017 Listen
Episode 66: Nepotism and Minimum Junior RequirementsJun 29, 2017 Listen
Episode 65: Left In The Dust and Imposter SyndromeJun 22, 2017 Listen
Episode 64: Negative Peer Reviews and On CallJun 15, 2017 Listen
Episode 63: (Rerun) Management Snobs and Two BossesJun 08, 2017 Listen
Episode 62: Many Meetings and Surviving an AcquisitionMay 31, 2017 Listen
Episode 61: Product Managers and NotificationsMay 25, 2017 Listen
Episode 60: Office Arrangements and Disarming A Code OwnerMay 17, 2017 Listen
Episode 59: Buying Training and Unrelated ExperienceMay 11, 2017 Listen
Episode 58: Dropping Out and Interview Prep (Rerun)May 02, 2017 Listen
Episode 57: Disliking Management and Difficult Co-workersApr 25, 2017 Listen
Episode 56: Keeping Meetings On Track and Designer-centric CultureApr 18, 2017 Listen
Episode 55: Ng-Conf Live EpisodeApr 11, 2017 Listen
Episode 54: Sneaky Contractors and Job TitlesApr 04, 2017 Listen
Episode 53: Bait and Switch and Informing Your ManagerMar 29, 2017 Listen
Episode 52: Slowness Guilt and I Have No Side ProjectsMar 21, 2017 Listen
Episode 51: Junior Scrum Master In Trouble And Jamison Has No DegreeMar 15, 2017 Listen
Episode 50: I Didn't Quit and Manager of Zero PeopleMar 07, 2017 Listen
Episode 49: Candidate Plagiarism and a Tightwad EmployerFeb 28, 2017 Listen
Episode 48: Quitting a Death March & Am I UnderpaidFeb 21, 2017 Listen
Episode 47: Speaking Up In A New Job and Personal IssuesFeb 14, 2017 Listen
Episode 46: My New Crappy Job and Youth vs the Status QuoFeb 07, 2017 Listen
Episode 45: RAPID FIRE and MicromanagersJan 28, 2017 Listen
Episode 44: Discussing Firing and Writing Job PostingsJan 25, 2017 Listen
Episode 43: Internship Costs and CS Interview QuestionsJan 16, 2017 Listen
Episode 42: Bootcamp Job Hopping and Cultural ReliabilityJan 02, 2017 Listen
Episode 41: Management Snobs and Two BossesDec 28, 2016 Listen
Episode 40: Office Visibility and New TechDec 21, 2016 Listen
Episode 39: Brilliant Jerks and One on OnesDec 12, 2016 Listen
Episode 38: Going Over Heads and Firing Just After HiringDec 05, 2016 Listen
Episode 37: VC Funding and Internal PresentationsNov 29, 2016 Listen
Episode 36: Unlimited Vacation and Enforcing Best PracticesNov 22, 2016 Listen
Episode 35: Attracting Talent and Quitting ResponsiblyNov 15, 2016 Listen
Episode 34: Do Certifications Help and How Can I Avoid Avoidance?Nov 07, 2016 Listen
Episode 33: Damaging Your Credibility and Meeting Potential Employers In SchoolOct 31, 2016 Listen
Episode 32: Why Would You Do Contracting?Oct 26, 2016 Listen
Episode 31: Going In To Management and Knowing If A Job Is Worth Applying ToOct 17, 2016 Listen
Episode 30: Reaching Consensus and Code Editing EtiquetteOct 08, 2016 Listen
Episode 29: What Should I Do When Starting A New Job?Oct 07, 2016 Listen
Episode 28: How Long Should I Stay At My Job and How Do I Help Junior Developers ImproveSep 26, 2016 Listen
Episode 27: Writing Great Resumes and Pushing Back on Non-Engineering TasksSep 19, 2016 Listen
Episode 26: Communicate Your Efforts and I Told You SoSep 12, 2016 Listen
Episode 25: Understanding the Business and Managing Without Being a DeveloperSep 05, 2016 Listen
Episode 24: Should I be a generalist or specialist developer?Aug 29, 2016 Listen
Episode 23: Joining a startup as a CTO and asking for a raiseAug 22, 2016 Listen
Episode 22: Health insurance and contributing to open source projectsAug 15, 2016 Listen
Episode 21: Giving work to interns and dealing with "dead weight" developersAug 08, 2016 Listen
Episode 20: Stories from people who got fired and doing effective code reviewsAug 01, 2016 Listen
Episode 19: Firing someone for a coding mistake and getting demotedJul 25, 2016 Listen
Episode 18: Dropping out of college and preparing for interviewsJul 18, 2016 Listen
Episode 17: Side project ideas and getting firedJul 04, 2016 Listen
Episode 16: Dealing with recruiters and learning new things without frustrationJun 27, 2016 Listen
Episode 15: Working with non-technical people and keeping up with the latest technology (with Brad Green)Jun 20, 2016 Listen
Episode 14: Web developer prejudice and legacy codeJun 07, 2016 Listen
Episode 13: Dealing with a 'yes' boss and the difference between contract and permanent positionsMay 30, 2016 Listen
Episode 12: Making friends at work and how to be good at being managedMay 23, 2016 Listen
Episode 11: Negotiating offers and dealing with an oblivious bossMay 16, 2016 Listen
Episode 10: Mentors and Stock OptionsMay 09, 2016 Listen
Episode 9: Deadlines and TitlesMay 02, 2016 Listen
Episode 8: Work life balance and on-boarding new engineersApr 25, 2016 Listen
Episode 7: Finding meaning and quitting your jobApr 18, 2016 Listen
Episode 6: Speaking at ConferencesApr 11, 2016 Listen
Episode 5: Developer CompensationApr 04, 2016 Listen
Episode 4: Should I build my personal brand?Mar 31, 2016 Listen
Episode 3: What to look for in a dev teamMar 21, 2016 Listen
Episode 2: Influencing your team and dealing with angerMar 14, 2016 Listen
Episode 1: Startup Opportunities and Switching JobsMar 07, 2016 Listen