239 JSJ Vets Who Code with Jerome Hardaway

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    00:55 – Introducing Jerome Hardaway

    02:10 – Spouses and dependants of Vets Who Code

    06:55 – Accepting and rejecting applicants

    10:10 – The GI Bill

    15:45 – Military language and coding

    18:20 – PTSD, trauma, and coding

    21:10 – Moving past the veteran stigma

    25:45 – Military backgrounds as an asset for jobs

    30:45 – The future of Vets Who Code

    32:35 – How much does it cost to be part of the program?

    36:15 – Is it easier or harder for Vets to get hired?

    39:15 – Stories and memories

    42:30 – Contributing to Vets Who Code

    Picks:

    Soft Skills Engineering Podcast (Dave)

    Soft Skills Engineering Twitter (Dave)

    Awesome Algorithms Github list (Aimee)

    “The Churn” blog post by Bob Martin (Aimee)

    The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran and Michael Lennington (Charles)

    Vets Who Code (Jerome)

    Practical Javascript (Jerome)