May 6th, 2020 ×

Bootcamps, Getting a Job, and Income Share Agreements with Heather Payne


In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk with Heather Payne about bootcamps — how to get the most out of them and what to look out for!

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Show Notes

07:52 - Bootcamps

  • What do you teach in the bootcamp?
  • How long is it?
  • How do you validate and pick topics?
  • What makes a good bootcamp student?
  • Do bootcamps work?
  • How do you get the most out of a bootcamp?

20:45 - Finding a job

  • How do you prepare for an interview?
  • What qualities, outside of technical skill, do you see in developers who get jobs easily out of the bootcamp?
  • Do you see any common traits in the few that don't get jobs?
  • What about getting a job in the current climate?

43:30 - Other

  • How do income share agreements work?
  • Pay what you can income share agreements
  • How do you tell if a bootcamp is good?


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