Appendix (Code School Book)

Contributors and Acknowledgements from Code School Book
First and foremost, we’d like to acknowledge our wives. Steph and Meg took a chance on us long before our careers were formed. Their patience and support continue to be a primary reason we are able to live our passions and interests. They endure all forms of scheming, ideation,
Job Compensation: Common Considerations when Evaluating Job Comp.
Despite popular opinion, or atleast common rap loar, it’s not all about the Benjamins. There is more to consider when reviewing a job offer than your salary. There are other powerful levers within someone’s compensation that can make or break a jobs incentives. The following outlines many of the la…
Free Downloadable: Job Application TrackingSpreadsheet
Early in your career you will need to apply to a lot of opportunities to get your first job. If you don’t need a spreadsheet to track the volume of jobs you’ve applied to, you probably aren’t applying to enough. Getting a job is a numbers game. Managing
Booklist for DE&I in Tech and Beyond (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)
Excellent books exist about technology’s spiral into homogeneity as well as other areas of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The growing number of authors’ voices in this arena are invaluable. Many reflect the lived experiences of those negatively impacted by industry deficits while others provide b…
Book References from Code School Book (plus extras recommendations)
There are endless books to help software engineers thrive. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites, mentioned in Code School Book. We have added a few extras that have informed our careers but didn’t receive a direct reference. The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday Flow by
Full Guide to Creating Professional Values System
Core Values. These are the underlying principles that safeguard your decisions. My core values, borrowed from the first company I started, are: create remarkable experiences, pursue excellence, not perfection, be effectively human, and go boldly forward.Purpose Statement. When presented with two gre…