Career Advice for Software Engineers
Before I became a manager of engineers, I was an engineer. This appendix contains advice on a variety of topics to help software engineers find a great job, fulfilling work, and growth in their careers.
Career Paths: Silicon Valley vs. Traditional Technology Companies
Silicon Valley venture capitalist and Google/YouTube veteran Hunter Walk once posted a tweet that prompted me to more deeply examine something I’d been thinking about for a while—something I wish people had told me when I was starting my career in technology.
Optimize for working w smart folks early in career. Today hung w peeps i met 2001, 2005, 2007. All doing amazing stuff.1
I started my career by working in two big companies, ...