Episode 7

Rounds Up to Three


November 26th, 2018

54 mins 33 secs

Season 1

Your Hosts

About this Episode

Ben and Brian continue their discussion of how to get your first (or second) job as a new developer. This time it's all about resumes and applications. They discuss their own resumes and how they typically approach the average dev job posting. Do's and don't's for how to best spend your time on your resume, how to interpret a job posting, and how to short circuit the whole process to get ahead of the pack.


  • 0:00 - Intro
  • 1:10 - Resumes and how to write them
  • 7:06 - Alternatives to a resume
  • 16:30 - How resumes can fail you
  • 32:03 - Applications and how to read them
  • 43:11 - Short circuit the application process
  • 53:19 - Outro


  • The Art of Product - a podcast by Ben Orenstein and Derrick Reimer
  • Roy Jossfolk - great local entrepreneur and where I got "your net worth is your network".
  • Resume tips - an article showcasing some reasonable advice for how to hone your resume and keep it sharp.