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Engineering Career

Book: The Effective Engineer
  • Starting at a good job makes it easier to get the next etc.

  • Thus one strategy is to join rocket ships as early as possible

    • i.e. High growth ventures
  • One idea is to join places with a good on-boarding program

  • Ensure that the team you work with is amazing

    • Always meet with potential team members ahead of time
    • Don’t leave being assigned to a team to luck
    • Ensure you have senior engineers in your team
  • Onboarding and mentoring are important early in your career

  • Always take time to prioritize your work

    • When you get the important things right, the small things don’t matter
    • It’s important to say NO