Moving Day: How to Change Jobs With Grace

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019
Working with a specific community is great, but what happens when it’s time to change companies? Do you bring your community with you? Do you need to start over in a new community? What does it mean for your “personal brand”? Jason and PJ talk about all of these topics and more with this month’s guests, Alyss Noland and Joel Lord.

Show Notes

What happens when you change jobs and have to move from one community to another?

When it’s time to look for a new job… do you stick with the same community? Or do you seek out a change of some type?

Are there companies or brands that you can’t see yourself ever working for?

Listen in as Jason and PJ chat with guests Alyss Noland and Joel Lord on these topics and more

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Guests

Alyss Noland

Alyss Noland

Alyss Noland is a developer advocate at Box. In her past life, she moved from sales engineering into developer relations, to product marketing. She has flown standby (and periodically slept in airports) for over twenty years. She once drove 200 miles to retrieve a suitcase that made it on a plane without her.

Joel Lord

Joel Lord

Joel Lord is passionate about web and technology in general. He likes to learn new things but most of all, he likes to share his discoveries. He does so by traveling at various conferences all across the globe. He graduated from college in computer programming in the last millennium. Apart from a little break to get his BSc in computational astrophysics, he was always in the industry. As a developer advocate with Red Hat OpenShift, he meets with developers to help them make the web better by using best practices around Kubernetes. During his free time, he is usually found stargazing in a camping site somewhere or brewing a fresh batch of beer in his garage.

Hosts

Jason Hand

Jason Hand

Senior Cloud Ops Advocate at Microsoft. Jason Hand writes, presents, and coaches on the principles and nuance of DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, and modern incident management practices. Named “DevOps Evangelist of the Year” by DevOps.com in 2016, Jason recently authored a new book on the topic of Site Reliability Engineering. In addition to SRE, Jason has authored books with O’Reilly Media on the subject of post-incident reviews and Chatops. DevOpsDays Rockies organizer and host of the Front-range Site Reliability Meetup, Jason is dedicated to the latest trends in technology, sharing the lessons learned, and helping people continuously improve their IT and software development practices.

PJ Hagerty

PJ Hagerty

Developer, writer, speaker, musician, and Founder of DevRelate.io, PJ is known to travel the world speaking about programming and the way people think and interact. Traveling to conferences and meet ups around the world, PJ likes to spread the word on the importance of community and coding, stressing the importance of outreach and focusing on the human side of being a coder. He is also known for wearing hats.


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