Career Crashers - Finding Opportunities for Your Unique Talent Stack With John Britton

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John Britton is the founder of Raise.dev where he helps developers build the skills and experience they need to get hired and level up in their careers. In this episode, John’s shares his own career story, from how he dropped out of college to get started working in software development, to how he got hired with GitHub, and why he started Raise.dev. John was able to create a great career and find opportunities by leaning into the combination of skills that made him unique, his communication skills combined with his technical skills. In this episode you’ll learn how you can find incredible opportunities at the intersection of your skills. In this episode: Why did John drop out of college? Struggling with a job hunt before finding a role as a developer evangelist What led up to John getting a job at GitHub Why marketing through education is the best way to connect with developers The talent stack and finding opportunities at the intersection of your skills What is Raise.dev and what was the process of starting it? How Raise.dev helps aspiring developers learn and get hired Learn more about https://raise.dev/ Connect with John on Twitter at https://twitter.com/johndbritton We also want to hear your story. If you've created an opportunity and found a career that makes you feel alive, send it to Isaac [at] crash.co For more resources on creating a great career Check out Crash.co

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