The Power of Community Engagement June 5, 2019

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SHOW: 401 DESCRIPTION: Aaron and Brian continue the "Four for Four Hundred" shows, with a focus on community engagement. Then Brian talks with Amy Lewis (@commsninja, Director Influence Marketing @VMware) about the importance of finding a community for technical learning, career advice, mentorship, and helping you find the joy in your current or future jobs. SHOW SPONSOR LINKS: * Datadog Homepage - Modern Monitoring and Analytics * Try Datadog yourself by starting a free, 14-day trial today. Listeners of this podcast will also receive a free Datadog T-shirt * Digital Ocean Homepage * [Get Started Now and Get a free …



SHOW: 401

DESCRIPTION: Aaron and Brian continue the "Four for Four Hundred" shows, with a focus on community engagement. Then Brian talks with Amy Lewis (@commsninja, Director Influence Marketing @VMware) about the importance of finding a community for technical learning, career advice, mentorship, and helping you find the joy in your current or future jobs.

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  • Datadog Homepage - Modern Monitoring and Analytics
  • Try Datadog yourself by starting a free, 14-day trial today. Listeners of this podcast will also receive a free Datadog T-shirt
  • Digital Ocean Homepage
  • Get Started Now and Get a free $50 Credit on Digital Ocean
  • Get 20% off VelocityConf passes using discount code CLOUD

    SHOW INTERVIEW LINKS:

  • “Clouds in your Career Journey? (presentation) (video)

    SHOW NOTES:

    Topic 1 - Welcome back to the show. What types of things are you working on these days, especially in the context of people getting support from communities?

    Topic 2 - Tell us about the feedback you’re getting from community members about the importance of technical skills vs. industry-specific knowledge or skills.

    Topic 3 - You often recommend “doing an interview” to gauge how well prepared someone is to find a new job, or understand new jobs. Can you elaborate on some examples of how to do this - the “frienderview”.

    Topic 4 - Is it ever a good time to align your resume to the current buzzwords of the industry? How far away are your current skills from where you want to be?

    Topic 5 - What are some tips for learning the domain-specific terminology as people move into new industries?

    Topic 6 - How are you finding ways to Spark Joy in your communities?

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