Building You Podcast

Building You Podcast

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Everything beyond the code.™ The Building You podcast is about those key skills you need to nurture if you want to be a great engineer and not just a skilled engineer. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/buildingyou/support


15 - Tech Hiring Roundtable Part 2 of 2
Apr 5 • 49 min
This is the second of a two-part roundtable on tech hiring, interviewing, and more. Part 1: https://youtu.be/4lott8Qw7TU We even seek to answer where all the TP has gone! Avik Das is a Senior Software Engineer for LinkedIn and runs AvikDas.com as well as…
14 - Tech Hiring Roundtable Part 1 of 2
Mar 29 • 46 min
This episode was simply so good - and so long - I had to break it into two parts. Episode 14 is Part 1 of 2 on Hiring Tech amid the coronavirus pandemic that has encircled the nation. Avik Das is a Senior Software Engineer for LinkedIn and runs…
13 - Avik Das - HiringFor.Tech
Mar 22 • 55 min
Avik is an accomplished Senior Software Engineer for LinkedIn. He’s recently started a weekly newsletter at the web site https://hiringfor.tech/ which you should check out. If you enjoy this episode, come back next week for our four person roundtable with…
12 - Ned Rockson - “Interviewing Correctly”
Mar 15 • 54 min
Ned Rockson joins the show to discuss his article - “Interviewing Correctly” published in early 2020. Ned has a tremendous wealth of interviewing knowledge, having conducted over 750 technical job interviews with candidates. He joins the show to discuss…
11 - Jason Lengstorf - Host of LearnWithJason.dev
Mar 8 • 57 min
Jason Lengstorf hops behind the mic this week to tell us all about LearnWithJason.dev - what it’s like to record nearly 100 episodes of dynamic content for software engineers. He’s a one-of-a-kind host with a one-of-a-kind show - mad props to him for…
10 - Jeff Tillett - Instructional Design & Continuous Learning
Mar 1 • 52 min
Jeff and I cut our teeth together over 20 years ago at “Adhost Internet Advertising”. The web host of the Classmates.com web site that was a near-miss of the popularity of Facebook.com, it was a great firm with many small-mid size businesses that taught…
9 - Grant Asplund - Passion, Perseverance, and getting PISSED
Feb 23 • 46 min
Life is easy when things are going your way. When the headwinds of life seem to be pushing you backward, it’s important to know about the roughly 7.5” diameter organ in your body that processes all of this information into action. Grant is a wealth of…
8 - Bertram Lansiquot - Recruiters are not evil Amway shill’ers :)
Feb 16 • 54 min
Bertram Lansiquot joins the podcast this week, explaining how a recruiter can help you tune up your resume and find that perfect opportunity. Expect to see more of Bertram on the show - we have a great conversation and dispell some of the myths of…
7 - Ross Hughes - Leadership, Agile & Scrum
Feb 9 • 67 min
Ross Hughes, a managing partner of Trail Ridge Consulting ( http://www.trailridge.team ) gives us a small view into the world of Agile, Scrum, and their special blend of training which targets organizational leaders as a key driver of change. Ross shares…
6 - Todd Ward - Dev Ops and Emotional Intelligence
Feb 2 • 52 min
Todd Ward has built entire network operations centers, though I believe his most impressive achievement is his personal journey and growth over the years. Todd completely changed the culture in our IT department through a tireless desire to do the right…
5 - Jean Seely - Data Privacy @ Microsoft
Jan 26 • 38 min
Jean Seely joins us this week to discuss data privacy, being a woman in technology and shares a couple of skills she says helped her get ahead in her career. We wrap our conversation up with the lightning round, a new segment for our guests. Do you have…
4 - Building Great Teams by Jon Freeman
Jan 19 • 39 min
In this week’s episode, I speak about the steps necessary to create highly effective teams. There are three major sections - my #1 trait that successful teams all share, the simple analogy that you can measure team structure effectiveness against, and the…
3 - George Ortiz - Getting back up after you fall
Jan 12 • 60 min
George Ortiz is a dynamic software engineer who has successfully made the switch to Product Manager now at Facebook. George takes us through the challenges he faced on the way to improving his career and lessons he’s learned in software engineering. I…
2 - Eric Gilchrist - Job interviewing, front end technology, and switching careers
Jan 2 • 45 min
Eric Gilchrist takes us through his background of learning front-end engineering and what it’s been like to interview at Microsoft, Amazon, and other companies. He’s an up-and-coming software engineer with a contract ending in early Feb 2020, so if you…
1 - Paul Grizzaffi - QA Automation, Leadership, and Goal Alignment
Dec 30, 2019 • 53 min
Episode 1 of Building You Podcast with Guest Paul Grizzaffi Paul is a thought leader and Principal Automation Architect with Magenic. Paul drops serious gold here about QA Automation and is a must listen to expert on setting up your automation program and…
Trailer - Everything Beyond the Code™
Dec 20, 2019 • 5 min
I’m setting the table for what the Building You Podcast (BYP) is all about. It’s not another software engineering podcast, it’s a podcast for software engineers. It’s everything that you need to know about being successful in your software engineering…