Episode 109: How to be a Standout Developer with Randall Kanna

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If you're wanting to improve your resume and job application process, you'll want to read this week's guest's book. Author and senior software engineer Randall Kanna talks with John and Ward about applying for jobs, resume building, and thoughts on boot camps and traditional education.

Recording date: Oct 8, 2020

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Randall Kanna @RandallKanna

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Timejumps

  • 02:08 Guest introduction
  • 04:29 What inspired you to write this book?
  • 09:51 What is Etherium?
  • 12:19 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 13:33 What do they teach in boot camps?
  • 16:04 How do you get your first job?
  • 29:00 How do you stand out with your resume?
  • 44:39 Sponsor: Nrwl
  • 45:19 Using this information for jobs in the future
  • 48:51 What's the story in your career?
  • 53:43 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.

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