Crossroads is a bi-weekly podcast in which we talk to experienced developers about how their experience has evolved, ask about pivotal moments in their careers, and what helped them take “junior” out of their title.
March 7th, 2018 | 21 mins 38 secs
Natalie is joined by Christina Entcheva, recent thoughtbot apprentice turned full-developer, to discuss building one's portfolio up to become a hirable candidate, disseminating an organization's culture, and adapting to increased expectations.
February 23rd, 2018 | 17 mins 49 secs
Natalie speaks to Tyson Gach from thoughtbot New York about the fuzzy line between designers and developers, how to present yourself in the workforce, and the importance of accessibility.
February 7th, 2018 | 16 mins 18 secs
Natalie speaks to Sid Raval from thoughtbot New York about transforming hobbyist coding into a career, and continuing to push oneself past plateaus in their learning.
November 17th, 2017 | 28 mins 41 secs
Natalie speaks to Joël Quenneville from thoughtbot Boston about having a Comp Sci degree, the perception that developers are all "genius nerds", and how collaboration is key to learning and personal growth.
November 3rd, 2017 | 32 mins 25 secs
Natalie speaks to Melissa Xie from thoughtbot Boston about the big "leaps" in her career, and how community can make all the difference.
September 26th, 2017 | 48 mins 5 secs
Natalie speaks to George Brocklehurst from thoughtbot New York about why he'd rather be a bass player than a rockstar.
August 30th, 2017 | 16 mins 57 secs
Natalie speaks to Avielle Wolfe from thoughtbot New York to find out how she took "junior out of her title".