Weekly newsletter about leadership, technology, books and anything else we felt compelled to share with others
Year 3 - Edition 46
A Fistful of Links is a weekly newsletter about leadership, technology, books, and anything else we felt compelled to share with others, brought to you by Og Maciel and Mirek Długosz.
How I Got 4 Data Science Offers and Doubled my Income 2 Months after being Laid Off
By Emma Ding
During this unprecedented time with the pandemic, many are finding their careers affected. This includes some of the most talented data scientists with which I have ever worked. Having shared my personal experience with some close friends to help them find a new job after being laid off, I thought it worth sharing publicly. After all, this touches more than me and my friends. Any data scientist who was laid off due to the pandemic or who is actively looking for a data science position can find something here to which they can relate, and which I hope will ultimately offer hope in your job search.
In March 2020, O`REILLY Media has published a new book - “Software Engineering at Google: Lessons Learned from Programming Over Time”. Below I will summarize my insights after reading the book (with a spirit of automation and quality of course).
Building Relationship Currency in an Isolated Environment
By Carla Harris
It may seem harder to be visible, gain kudos, and earn professional respect when you are working remotely, but today’s situation also presents unique opportunities to help you grow these currencies and your career.
These are the 7 surprising things I’ve learned from working with powerful women
By Tracy Brower
I’ve worked with a lot of inspiring and powerful women over the years. In the process, I discovered that they’re not always like what you think. They aren’t perfect, they haven’t skated past hardship, and they don’t pull others down. The reality is much different than the assumptions people can make about them.