Edaena Salinas talks with James Whittaker about Career Strategy in the technology field. James is a Distinguished Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Throughout his career, he specialized in Software Testing, Security, and Storytelling. He is the author of “How Google Tests Software” and the viral blog post “Why I left Google”. Topics include: Career Management, the role of mentors and managers in your career, a discussion on 1:1s and their relevance, job specialization and advice on when to switch jobs.
Venue: Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, WA, United States
- “How to Break Software” by James Whittaker
- “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg
- The Anti-Meeting Culture
- “Why I left Google”
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