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Anna is known in the tech community for giving energetic, informative talks across a range of technical and career topics. She is also regularly featured on podcasts or invited to moderate discssions.
Below, you can see some of her interviews, talks, and feature videos.
How to Go From 0% to Employed Developer with Anna McDougall
@AnnaMcDougall is a Director of Product & Engineering @ Axel Springer, and she knows what it takes to go from 0 to hired in the tech world. In this video, Anna goes in detail about the process and hands out fresh, specific tips to help you land that role. Check it out and see how you can be smart and systematic with your career. 😎 Good luck! 00:00-00:20 Introduction 00:20- 01:42 Step 1: Learning the technical skills 01:42-02:46 Step 2: Community and Networking 02:46-03:49 Step 3: Applying for jobs and doing interviews 03:49-04:40 The NNQ-System 04:40-05:47 Practice interviewing 05:47-06:11 Good luck! Check out the home for untold developer stories around open source, careers and all the other cool stuff developers are doing at cult.honeypot.io. Honeypot is a developer-focused job platform, on a mission to get developers great jobs. Wanna see what we're all about? Visit honeypot.io to find a job you love. To learn more about Honeypot: http://www.honeypot.io/?utm_source=youtube Follow Anna McDougall: Twitter: https://twitter.com/AnnaJMcDougall LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annajmcdougall/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjJzKrbr3WGn1xE0LAQ91yA Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09WB6YR39?ref_=pe_3052080_276849420 Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/honeypotio Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Honeypotio/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/honeypotio/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/honeypot.cult/
Switching Careers to Software Engineering | @AnnaMcDougall | Beyond Coding Podcast #56
Remarkably, @AnnaMcDougall has not just made one career switch, but 2. From a more corporate career in marketing / project management, to a career in opera singing, to a career in tech as a software engineer. Wow! 👏 Interestingly enough, pivoting to a career in opera singing taught her a lot of skills which helped gave her a head start in programming. One of which is how to deal with the Imposter Syndrome 🥸 Some of the topics we cover this episode, in order 💬 ☑️ Pivoting from a career in opera, to one in tech ☑️ Software used by many requires diverse people to create it ☑️ Overcoming Imposter Syndrome ☑️ Tech interviews More on Anna McDougall: https://www.annamcdougall.com https://twitter.com/annajmcdougall https://www.linkedin.com/in/annajmcdougall https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjJzKrbr3WGn1xE0LAQ91yA Enjoy! 🎙 #tech #podcast #programming - Beyond Coding Podcast with our host Patrick Akil New episodes every Wednesday 🎉 Don't forget to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/beyondcoding?sub_confirmation=1 Beyond Coding is a weekly podcast that dives into the world of successful people in Tech. The host Patrick Akil and his guests share their experiences and insights, ranging from practical challenges to knowledge sharing and all the way to staying sane in the Tech world. Everything you'll hear is non-scripted, genuine, and comes from a place of passion. Join Patrick and his guests in unravelling the secrets of how to succeed in Tech! 🙌 Beyond Coding on your favourite podcast platforms 🎙: Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7asIKIPU3N6n0SNWHxwMnQ Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beyond-coding/id1572440477 Google Podcasts - https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy81YmI1N2VhYy9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== Audible - https://www.audible.com/pd/Podcast/B08K56MZBQ Anchor- https://anchor.fm/beyond-coding Castbox - https://castbox.fm/channel/id4169675 Breaker - https://www.breaker.audio/beyond-coding Pocket Casts - https://pca.st/gljc9jhh Radio Public - https://radiopublic.com/beyond-coding-G3YVLg Equipment we use 💕 Rodecaster Pro - https://www.amazon.com/-/en/dp/B07M5LQ1YZ/ref=sr_1_1 Rode Procaster - https://www.amazon.com/Rode-Procaster-Broadcast-Dynamic-Microphone/dp/B001IPUJJI/ Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro - https://www.amazon.com/Beyerdynamic-Professional-Headphones-Limited-Renewed/dp/B07KWY57MR/ Shoutout to our podcast sponsor Xebia 💜: https://www.xebia.com
Ask an Expert: Q&A with Opera Singer Turned Web Developer
📺In this live stream, Software Engineer and motivational speaker Anna McDougall tells us all about her journey from the stage to tech! 👀 We'll also check out your awesome Weekly Web Dev Challenge competition entries. 🤺Try out the Weekly Web Dev Challenge: https://scrimba.com/learn/weeklychallenge 💻Check out Scrimba’s interactive learning platform: Scrimba: https://scrimba.com/ 🐦Say hi on Twitter: Scrimba: https://twitter.com/scrimba Leanne: https://twitter.com/RybaLeanne Anna McDougall: https://twitter.com/AnnaJMcDougall
Being an Opera Singer Prepared me for a Programming Career | OOP 2021 Konferenz | Pecha Kucha
Anna McDougall's Pecha Kucha presentation at OOP 2021 Software Meets Business Digital Conference. A "Pecha Kucha" presentation involves 20 image slides for 20 seconds each, resulting in a 6min40sec talk. This was Anna's first presentation at a tech conference.
How to Support Junior Developers | CodeDays 2022
In this talk, Anna McDougall outlines how senior developers and team leads can best support juniors and create great team environments. It was presented at Code Days 2022 Digital on 2 February 2022. ☕️ Buy me a coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/annajmcdougall 📸 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/annajmcdougall 🐦 Follow me on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AnnaJMcDougall 📩 Subscribe to "Junior Tech Weekly": https://www.getrevue.co/profile/annajmcdougall 📝 Read my blog: http://blog.annamcdougall.com
Anna McDougall on "Getting Started in Blogging: Writing Principles and Topic Selection"
Hashnode Bootcamp II --- Topic: Getting Started in Blogging: Writing Principles and Topic Selection Speaker: Anna McDougall (https://hashnode.com/@AnnaJMcDougall | https://twitter.com/AnnaJMcDougall) Host: Bruno Raljic (https://hashnode.com/@brunor) Event conducted by Hashnode (https://hashnode.com) Hashnode is a free content creation platform and community that allows you to publish articles on your own domain and helps you stay connected with a growing developer community. --- Website: https://hashnode.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/hashnode Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/company/hashnode Facebook: https://facebook.com/hashnode Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hashnode/
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