Episode 93: Having a Career In Technology with Emma Bostian
Emma Bostian joins John, Ward, and Craig to talk about her career in technology, what a career in tech means, what drew her back to tech after trying elsewhere, how to negotiate a salary in tech, working with a good manager, and prepping for a job interview in technology.
John Papa @John_Papa
Ward Bell @WardBell
Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin
Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker
Emma Bostian @EmmaBostian
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- 01:33 Guest introduction
- 02:50 Initial thoughts on a career in tech
- 05:23 What drew you back to tech?
- 14:18 Sponsor: Nrwl
- 14:59 Asking for a higher salary and negotiating.
- 18:48 From the employer's prospective
- 22:07 Figure out your non-negotiables
- 23:47 Working with a good manager
- 26:52 Prepping for a job interview and imposter syndrome
- 28:53 How do you keep up wtih all the things?
- 30:32 Sponsor: Ag Grid
- 31:19 Cramming and pretending to be something you're not
- 40:47 Final thoughts