I’ve got some things to say

I don’t want to keep all this great knowledge to myself – I want to share it. In addition to my blog, I also speak at conferences.

My current talks center around career topics. I’ll branch out into technical content in 2019.

 

Never Stop Looking: using Constructive Greed to Advance Your Career

Bullish Conference, October 1, 2018

You made your resume, interviewed for the position, and finally got the job. Sweet! But when should you start looking for a new job? When is it okay angle for the promotion? When is the right time look for entrepreneurial opportunities in your current job or outside it? Short answer: immediately. In this talk, I cover why you should never stop looking for the next thing, the myth of waiting to apply, why numbers trump "experience," and how being greedy makes you less hungry and more likely to succeed.

 

Document Yourself: Tips for a Low(er) Stress Portfolio

Write the Docs North America, May 9, 2018

Building a portfolio is an exercise in documenting yourself: your writing, your skill, your journey as a professional. Like any other kind of documentation, it isn't easy or intuitive to create something great. And like any other kind of documentation, it's worth doing the hard work to get it right.

Thumbnail photo by Write the Docs, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.