01:20 – Laurie’s Superpower: Being a Timesuck
08:44 – Interviewing and Hiring Developers Effectively
12:24 – Creating False Negatives: Turning Down Candidates Prematurely
18:11 – Interviewing: Working With Existing Codebases and Asking Questions About Values
22:59 – How ^ Advice Pertains to Different Sized Companies
25:54 – Getting the Entire Team Involved in Hiring Processes: People First, Technology Second
29:05 – YOU CAN USE GOOGLE!!! (It’s Not Cheating!)
33:55 – Coding: Smartness vs Patience; Coming From Non-Coding Backgrounds (and why it’s a good thing!)
45:14 – Learning: Skill or Mindset? / Overcoming Demoralization and Overwhelm
49:43 – Keeping a Developer Journal and Dealing with Past Development Baggage
Laurie: Check out the talks we’ve linked to! Also, working together to make our industry not just accessible, but livable, enjoyable, and exciting.
Jamey: Refining the interviewing and hiring process and thinking about how we evaluate the people we talk to.
John: Take up space and demand the attention that you need.
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