Clean Coders

How to Launch the Next Stage of Your Career – BONUS

Charles Max Wood explains how podcasting has repeatedly opened up opportunities for him to move his career forward. He dives into how it helped early in his career, how he was able to use it as a tool to find freelance clients, and how it can take you beyond a full time senior developer job…

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The Power of Logging on Mobile ft. Eric Crichlow – CC 034

Eric Crichlow returns to the Clean Coders podcast to discuss his work on a logging system for the application he works on for his day job. He discusses the systems and the tradeoffs he made in making it work. Panel Charles Max Wood Guest Eric Crichlow Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Raygun | Click here to…

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Don’t Follow the Default Developer Career Path – BONUS

Charles Max Wood explains the default path that developers seem to follow in their career and why that doesn’t give developers the fulfillment they’re looking for. He then walks through some of the options to change the direction of your career. Panel Charles Max Wood

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Reviewing Performance and Salary with Sandro Mancuso – CC 033

Sandro Mancuso explains to Chuck how they’ve evolved the process of reviewing performance of employees at Codurance and how that ties into salary raises and compensation packages. They discuss how they used to do things and what worked and what didn’t and then move into the process they use now at Codurance. Sandro explains what…

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The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes – BONUS

Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that’s something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas. First, building skills. The most obvious type of skills you’ll need is technical skills….

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How to Get Hired at a FANG Company – BONUS

Chuck explains what he taught Nathan last week when we asked how to get hired at a FANG (Facebook Apple/Amazon Netflix Google) company. Essentially, it boils down to how to build the skills and knowledge needed to pass the interview. How to build the relationships to get into the door and have the interviewer want…

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Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

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Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood

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Code Quality for Mobile Development with Eric Crichlow – CC 032

Eric returns to the Clean Coders podcast to discuss a talk he gave to a bunch of developers at Spotify. He talks about the differences between the mobile development paradigm and the web and other paradigms to set the stage for the different measures and practices involved in evaluating mobile development code. He also gives…

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BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood’s Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now…

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