“Allow some level of randomness or variability in your career.” — Ignacio Contreras
I remember, at 7 or 8 years old, I used to create circuits with this toy DC motor that you could buy at electronic stores. My grandfather, who I lived with, used to give me some money for arcades or comic books, but instead, sometimes I would go to the electronics shop to buy lights, copper cables, batteries, and motors to build a small circuit.
Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day?
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Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day? Get a sneak peek through this #MannequinChallenge video, which was shot at a recent Discovery Day at Bloomberg HQ in New York City.
“When you find that passion, it’s no longer work. It’s what drives you. What motivates you.” — Kathy Herring Hayashi
How did I become a techie? It all started with my dad, who was in the Air Force. When we were stationed in Nebraska, he would always find time in the evening to do word scramble puzzles with me, which later led to us doing cryptograms and other ciphers. He taught me to look several moves ahead, which helped me win my junior high checker championship.
Moderator: Philip Reitinger, President & CEO, Global Cyber Alliance Panelists: Cyrus Vance, Jr., New York Country District Attorney Jacob Olcott, VP of Business Development, BitSight Technologies Yurie Ito, Founder & Executive Director, CyberGreen Scott Carpenter, Managing Director, Jigsaw (formerly Google Ideas) For Engineering jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd
Avoid people whose skills complement yours! Consider the “cell division” approach instead.
Early hiring, yet another area where startups often reverse Muggle business logic. Conventional hiring wisdom says to add people who excel at important skills you lack. “I’m great at product and engineering. We need sales, though, so let’s hire a fantastic salesperson!”
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