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Interviews from our newsletter

From Code to Data: Mike Gouline on Leading Data & ML at mx51

We chat with Mike Gouline, Head of Data & ML at mx51, about his career journey. From his early days in software and mobile development to leading innovative data engineering and machine learning projects, Mike shares his insights on the evolving landscape of data roles and the future of the field in 2024.

Cheryl Gledhill

We chat with Cheryl Gledhill, a Director of Product for Culture Amp. She talks about product management in 2024 and some common misconceptions about product roles. Cheryl's one-sentence hiring advice may be our favourite yet.

Ted Tencza

We chatted with Ted, a software developer and engineering manager, for our Ducks in a Row newsletter interview.

Favourite Tech Tools & Resources

We've asked our friends in the tech industry to share their go-to tools and resources, and why they love them so much. From team scheduling and tackling time zones to code troubleshooting, these tools can help you be more efficient, creative and well-organised.

Jo Montanari

We chatted with Jo for our Ducks in a Row newsletter interview and learnt about modo, her favourite reads and the power of the glue.

John Allsopp

We chatted with John for our Ducks in a Row newsletter interview and learned about his favourite podcasts, tools and hiring advice.

Nadia Vu

We chatted with Nadia, a back-end Ruby engineer, for our Ducks in a Row newsletter interview.

David Banham

We chatted with David for our Ducks in a Row newsletter interview and learned about his apps, firefighting and his most rewarding work moment.

Elle Meredith

We chatted with Elle for our Ducks in a Row newsletter interview and learnt about Blackmill, her sourdough club and best hiring advice.

Claire Tran

We chatted with Claire Tran, a VP of Engineering at Sendle. From start-ups to scale-ups and global corporates, she has done it all.

“Although I’m not coding on a daily basis, I’ve really enjoyed meeting developers and chatting with them. Having that technical background definitely helps me understand what developers and companies are after. I’ve also spent a lot of time giving people general advice on job searching and resume writing. They really appreciate that.”

Fiona Chan
Lookahead recruiter since 2015

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