I CODE HIRE ME

I CODE HIRE ME

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The I CODE HIRE ME Podcast is a community of people learning how to code. Each week, we interview others that decided to learn software development, and then landed their dream jobs. Check out our community of people learning to code at: icodehireme.com
#012 - How Caroline Hatwell Became a Software Engineer
Sep 21 • 39 min
This week I have a great conversation with Caroline Hatwell about how she became a software engineer. She’s been full-time as a developer for about a year and has some really solid advice on how to best learn how to code.
#011 - How #100DaysOfCode Landed Dan Page a Job
Sep 14 • 42 min
This week, I chatted with Dan Page. His background is in technical recruiting for a financial company in London. He has tons of experience hiring developers, so he decided to try to learn how to code an be on the other side of the interview table. He…
#010 - How To Land Your First Job as a Software Developer
Sep 7 • 32 min
On this episode of I CODE HIRE ME, I talk with Josh Beckman. Josh is the Lead Engineer at OfficeLuv in Chicago. We have a great conversation about what it’s like contributing to open source software and why it can be critical during your job search. Find…
#009 - From Mortgage Banker to Software Developer in 6-months
Aug 31 • 35 min
On today’s show, we have Joe Cuanan. Joe started his career off in economics, working for a mortgage bank…but over time realized he had a passion for software. With a huge amount of dedication and time management, he taught himself how to code using…
#008 - How This Mom Learned to Code While Raising Twins
Aug 24 • 31 min
Today’s episode of I CODE HIRE ME is a great one! Priscilla had a lot of major life changes all at the same time: quit her job, moved cities, had twins. She took this transition period to learn how to code on the side while she raised her newborn twins.…
#007 - From Hair-stylist to Web-stylist w/ Brian Polonia
Aug 17 • 31 min
On this episode of The I CODE HIRE ME Podcast, I chat with Brian Polonia, who spent 12 years styling mens hair in NYC and then transitioned careers into software development. He attributes much of his early success to software learning platform…
#006 - How Malina Tran Learned to Code, Fell in Love, and Became a Developer
Aug 10 • 36 min
On today’s episode I talk with Malina Tran. She has an incredible learn to code story that involves falling in love and moving across the country to L.A. She taught herself how to code mainly through general assembly, Team Treehouse and a lot of hard…
#005 - Why Mark Pesantes Quit Apple to Learn How To Code
Aug 3 • 45 min
Today I’m talking with Mark Pesantes, a former Apple Retail technician turned software developer. He taught himself how to code on the side for almost 2 years before deciding to quit. After a few junior level developer gigs, he’s now self-employed doing…
#004 - How to Gain Coding Skills Through Immersion Programs w/ Lorena Mesa
Jul 27 • 42 min
On this episode, I chat with Lorena Mesa, a full-time software developer at Sprout Social. She went through a bootcamp immersion program to fit her learning style. She’s now heavily involved in the python community here in Chicago and globally. Check out…
#003 - Park Ranger to Full-time Software Developer in 12 Months
Jul 20 • 32 min
Today we are talking with Willy Raedy, a former Park Ranger turned software developer. Willy went through the Fullstack Academy bootcamp in Chicago. Within 2 weeks of graduating he turned down 2 job offers and accepted a full-time position at Fraight.ai…
#002 - From Banker to Software Developer w/ Daniel Scott
Jul 13 • 40 min
On this episode of I Code. Hire me. we’re talking with Daniel Scott. Daniel worked as a corporate banker for 10 years when he decided to make a career change into software development. Daniel learned how to code through a bootcamp, and immediately started…
#001 - How Becky Lehmann Quit Her Job and Learned to Code
Jul 6 • 42 min
Today, we’re chatting with Becky Lehmann, a digital nomad software developer. After feeling unfulfilled in her corporate job at AllState, she made the decision to quit her job, learn to code, and become a full-time software developer. She did all that in…