The Power Of Networking and Always Practice Self-Care with Jossie Haines
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In this week’s show, Phil talks to Jossie Haines, a software engineering leader at the forefront of emerging customer technology across Silicon Valley. She has held management roles at Apple, Zynga and American Express and she is currently VP of Software Engineering and Head of DEI at Tile. She’s also a public speaker and she coaches technology leaders on creating inclusive and diverse working spaces. Jossie talks about the importance of networking in growing your career in tech. She also discusses the value of resilience, and why we must practice self-care.
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At Apple, Jossie found that being too nice was not always effective when it came to developing her leadership qualities.
Working for Tile has provided many highlights as it has allowed Jossie to make the biggest impact. During her tenure, she has successfully grown a team and implemented a more inclusive culture.
Tech has solved many convenience problems, and is now maturing into a sector that will provide life-changing issues for the world, including racial and gender diversity.
What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?
What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?
What is the worst career advice you’ve ever received?
If you had to begin your career again in today’s world, what would you do?
What career objectives are you currently focusing on?
What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?
What do you do to keep your own career energized?
What do you do in your spare time away from technology?