How to Make the Most of Your Software Development Team
This collection of interviews dives into onboarding, mentoring and on-going development of Software Engineers. These three areas are key in reliably and sustainably getting the most out of your engineers, and retaining them in the long-term. They include tips on how to get started, practical advice and specific activities to try, and common mistakes are highlighted for you to avoid.
How to Onboard Software Engineers – Interview with Kate Heddleston
Kate Heddleston, an independent Product Engineer, shares her experience of technical onboarding. We cover why onboarding is important, the essential elements to effectively onboard engineers and who should be involved.
Developer Mentoring – Interview with Rachel Ober
Rachel Ober, Senior Developer at Paperless Post, teaches us the lessons she has learned from mentoring developers at Paperless Post, General Assembly, Turing School and beyond. We cover how to get started, benefits of mentoring as well as common mistakes.
Building a Culture of Learning in Development Teams – Interview with Joe Mastey
Joe Mastey, a Consultant who specializes in building a company culture that attracts and retains engineering talent, discusses how to build out an internal learning program. He talks about what works and what doesn’t, and the common mistakes made by teams who just want to constantly learn and improve.