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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Recent Episodes

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Episode 30: Reaching Consensus and Code Editing Etiquette


In this episode, Dave and Jamison answer these questions:

  1. How should you reach consensus on a team? Should you always have consensus?
  2. What is the etiquette around editing code in a shared repository?
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Episode 29: What Should I Do When Starting A New Job?


Literally the only episode that the advice “quit your job and get a better one” doesn’t apply.

Dave and Jamison answer the question:

What should I do when starting a new job?