5 secrets to a programmers DREAM career
5 secrets to a programmers DREAM career
To DREAM big is a matter of choice. To reach that DREAM is a matter of discipline.
About the Book
About the Authors
- Miguel A. Gonzalez
- Andrew T. Siemer
- Devin S. Rose
- Help Us Make This Book Better
Welcome to Your Programmer’s DREAM Career
- What is the DREAM?
- The DREAM Team
Devin’s Three Career Mistakes to Avoid
- The Blinders
- Dinosaur Syndrome
- Perception Problems
- New Trails
- Miguel’s Career Hindsight
- Jack of All Trades - Master of Some: Andy’s Path Forward
Discover Who You Are
- What Do Others Say About You?
- The First Leg on the Journey
Learning your core values
- Personal Core Values
- A Company’s Core Values
Discover Your Priorities
- Priorities and Constraints
- Accept and Transcend
- Discover Who You Are
Focus Your Technical Skills
Climb the Right Ladder
- The Technical Climb
- The Student Becomes the Teacher
- Professional Cat Herder
- Where Do You Excel?
- Setting Clear Goals
- Focus Your Technical Skills
Mastering the Five Keys to a Good Interview
- Be Prepared
- Be Honest
- Be Relaxed
- Be Thorough
- Be Yourself
- Their Brand And Your Brand
Thou Shalt Blog
- Become a Blogger
- Blog Baby!
- Your Brand Grows
Follow a Mentor to Grow, Become a Mentor to Succeed
- What is a Mentor?
- Should I only Have One Mentor?
- Why Should I follow an Example?
- Why Should I Be a Mentor?
Be a Portfolio Manager Not Just an Employee
- Beyond the Resume
- You Don’t Know ‘Til You Try
Make Time For Your Projects
- Make Time Stop
- Tools to Help
- Mastering the Five Keys to a Good Interview
- Live the Company Culture Everyday
Build Long-Lasting Relationships
- Benefits to Bridge Building
- Be Yourself
- Be Attentive
- Be Helpful
- Accept Feedback
- Be Professional
- Understand Relationship Types
Strive to Always Be Awesome
- Forgot To Give Status
- Anticipating Questions
- Following Up Relentlessly
- Have a Solution-Oriented Response
- Ask Questions
- Over Communicate
- Communicate Professionally
- Be Present
- Write Everything Down Methodically
- Use Inbox Zero
- Set Goals
- Be Proactive
- Be Positive
- Find the Opportunity
Lead From the Front
- Community Building
Complain With Solutions
- Problem Identifying vs. Problem Solving
- Don’t Take Everything Seriously
- Don’t Be the “I” in “TEAM”
- Assume Responsibility, Not Sole Ownership
- Put Yourself Out There to Find Opportunities
- Change Your Value Proposition – Your Experience Is Valuable
- Don’t Believe Your Own Hype
Tame Your Email Distraction With Inbox Zero
- Inbox Zero
- 5 Reasons Why You Should Keep Your Inbox At Zero
- 10 Ways to Achieve Inbox Zero
- Start Something That You’re Passionate About
- Living the DREAM
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