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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Episode 8: Work life balance and on-boarding new engineers

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In episode 8, Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

How do you achieve work life balance? Do you have any strategies that work for you? Any bad examples from your own lives?

How do you on-board new engineers?

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Episode 7: Finding meaning and quitting your job

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In episode 7, Jamison and Dave answer these questions:

How do I quit my job? What’s the process? How do I avoid burning bridges? What will my employer expect from me? How do benefits work?

I’m worried my job is not meaningful? Am I just cranking out code for “the man”? What can I do to get more meaning out of my job?

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Episode 6: Speaking at Conferences

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In episode 6, Jamison and Dave answer this question:

I’d like to do some public speaking. How do I get accepted to speak at conferences? How do I give good talks once I’m there?