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Uber's Pawandeep Rai Talks About His Journey from Wal-Mart and Target Retail to Software Engineering04/04/2019 Duração: 21min
In the following podcast episode of App Academy Live, Uber Software Engineer talks about his path from being a manager at Target and Wal-Mart retail stores to becoming a coder. He will also go over the most difficult aspects of the App Academy bootcamp, what he bought his girlfriend with his first big check, and why he believes anyone can learn how to code. Apply to App Academy: http://bit.ly/2D01PqW
Atlassian's Aubrey Blanche on Diversity, Accountability, and Developing a Culture of Belonging02/04/2019 Duração: 44min
Atlassian's Designer of Equitable Organizations Aubrey Blanche talks to App Academy about how tech companies can invest in their workers in an equitable way. She also discusses the difference between "call-in" and "call-out" culture, how companies can be more accountable to their workers, and how managers can help be agents of change.
App Academy Instructor Rose Koron on the Importance of Github to Developers09/03/2019 Duração: 30min
In this episode of App Academy Live, we talk to one of the bootcamp instructors, Rose Koron, about Github, the important development tool used by software developers, about why it matters, and how it’s incorporated by App Academy into the learning curriculum. If you're not familiar with Github, you’ve probably seen the tool’s black cat logo all over the internet. More on App Academy: http://bit.ly/2UrqCuN
Funding Circle's Head Of People Maria Weaver on Keeping Engineers Happy08/03/2019 Duração: 30min
In this App Academy video event, Maria Weaver talks to us about how Funding Circle recruits engineers (including from App Academy), how engineers work inside the company, and about the technical and social skills they expect from candidates. In her role as the Chief People Officer for the small business lending platform company, Maria has helped create major HR initiatives that have led to high marks from their workers.