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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

XL5G3 Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, NX2V1, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 246: Bootcamps, Getting a Job, and Income Share Agreements with Heather Payne



May 6th, 2020

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

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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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