April 13, 2021 James Q Quick's Origin Story 001
James Q Quick shares how he got his start in tech and how a couple of job interview rejections turned into a bigger opportunity and ultimately a career path as an evangelist, speaker, and teacher.
Missed Opportunity in High School
Majoring in Computer Science
Building your First Mobile Application
First Technical Interview
Sponsor - Vercel
Applying for Jobs
Technical Evangelist at Microsoft
Moving back to Memphis
Developer Bootcamp by Colt Steele on uDemy
Decisions and Setting the Trajectory of Your Life
Getting into Content Creation
Working at FedEx
Transitioning into Auth0
The Easiest Part about Content Creation
Learning Right Now
Sponsor: Pathwire / Mailgun / Mailjet
Grab Bag, Question #1: How you start a career in tech?
Grab Bag, Question #2: Is there a moment where you almost quit? What made you push through?
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