Episode 12

Interview with an Interviewer


February 4th, 2019

59 mins 15 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

Ben and Brian are joined this time by their friend and former colleague David Rogers. He's a senior web developer and educator based in Durham, North Carolina. They cover everything from his career history so far to his extensive experience vetting and mentoring juniors. Find out how best to prep yourself for both that interview you've got coming up as well as how to advance in your skillset once you get that first job.

Find David on Twitter @al_the_x.

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  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 01:00 - David's career overview
  • 10:13 - The ideal junior candidate
  • 15:36 - Interviews from the other side of the table
  • 25:10 - Interview smartly
  • 35:34 - Ideal non-technical skillset
  • 37:27 - Keep advancing after the offer letter
  • 58:22 - Outro