It takes more than great code
to be a great engineer.

Soft Skills Engineering is a weekly advice podcast for software developers.

The show's hosts are experienced developers who answer your questions about topics like:

  • pay raises
  • hiring and firing developers
  • technical leadership
  • learning new technologies
  • quitting your job
  • getting promoted
  • code review etiquette
  • and much more...

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Latest Episode

Episode 52: Slowness Guilt and I Have No Side Projects


Dave and Jamison answer these questions:

  1. I feel guilty about how slow I’m working. What should I do?
  2. I’d like to find a job, but I don’t have any completed side projects or an interesting GitHub profile. How can I explain this?
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Episode 51: Junior Scrum Master In Trouble And Jamison Has No Degree


Dave and Jamison answer these questions:

  1. I’m a junior developer on a team of seniors, and I’m also the Scrum Master. Our team has lots of problems. What do I do?
  2. Jamison openly talks about not finishing his degree. How did he put it on his resume or explain it to potential employers?

In question two Jamison discovers he has been lying on his LinkedIn profile for half a decade, and freaks out a little bit. The mistake is corrected, but can the damage ever be undone? Tune in next week on SOFT SKILLS ENGINEERING.

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