Discussing Tech Careers with Thiago Araujo and Stefanni Brasil of Hexdevs

This week we are excited to have two guests joining us, Thiago Araujo and Stefanni Brasil, who are the Founders of hexdevs, where they build programs that train developers for excellence, as well as host the hexdevs podcast. We learn more about how Thiago and Stefanni started doing the open source livestreams and what their goals are for them. We have some deep discussions on doing interviews and if it would make a difference in what degree you had, the importance of mentors, and why techs have a bad rep. Steffani and Thiago give us the details on their workshop coming up soon which is giving Andrew good vibes because it sounds amazing!

[00:01:39] Thiago and Stefanni tell us a little bit about themselves, how they started doing the open source livestreams, and what their goals are for them.

[00:07:56] We find out how Thiago got interested in doing this stuff, how he got started in Ruby, and what led him to focus on this particular area.

[00:11:51] Find out the reason why Jason dropped out of college and what Andrew was angry about in college. Stefanni asks Andrew and Chris if it makes a difference when they do interviews with the degrees they have.

[00:19:42] Thiago talks more about what they see happening with people that go to a bootcamp, get their first job, and they get stuck. 

[00:22:39] Andrew brings up Junior Developers and Stefanni expands on why that demographics jumps out as the biggest problem to them. Thiago, Andrew, and Chris share stories about the importance of being a mentor. 

[00:32:20] Find out what Thiago means when he said, “It can either be learning and be curious or judging,” and Jason brings up a good book he read.

[00:33:49] Andrew, Stefanni, Chris, Thiago, and Jason share stories about techs having a bad rep.

[00:45:06] Stefanni and Thiago tell us the details about a workshop they are doing soon that sounds amazing!

[00:52:31] Thiago asks the guys if there were any workshops they really liked or presented at and any tips they can share so they can make sure their workshop is super interesting and fun for everyone. 
 
[00:59:36] Find out where you can follow Stefanni and Thiago online. 

Panelists:
Jason Charnes
Chris Oliver
Andrew Mason


Guests:
Thiago Araujo
Stefanni Brasil


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