Tech Career Growth Videos
Our instructional videos provide professional software engineers with the insights needed to accelerate their career paths. Each video dives into actionable career advice you can apply to real-world scenarios in your tech career.
Make sure to check out our most special videos, masterclasses and case studies. Masterclasses go incredibly in-depth on a specific tech topic while case studies are real examples from established engineering leaders walking through their most pivotal career moments.
Ask Me Anything (AMA) with a Meta and Databricks Eng Director - Ritendra Datta
Is Distinguished Engineer Worth It? Dealing With Pressure And Work/Life Balance
From Layoff To Liftoff As An Immigrant - By Rashmi Kishore (Senior Intuit/Netflix SWE)
Senior Staff Engineer (L7) Describes Most Important Skill - Rahul Malik
Was Getting A Masters While Working Worthwhile? From a Distinguished Engineer
How Does FAANG Hire? What Big Tech Recruiters Look For
Distinguished Engineer (L9) Describes Most Important Skill - Andrew Zhai
Principal Engineer (L8) Describes Most Important Skill - Pong Eksombatchai
Senior Staff Engineer (L7) Describes Most Important Skill - Kaushik Gopal
Senior Staff Engineer at Cruise Shares The Most Important Skill - Rama Karve
Staff Engineer (L6) Describes Most Important Skill - Sammy Nguyen
Senior Engineer (L5) Describes Most Important Skill - Richard Chen
Mid-Level Engineer (L4) Describes Most Important Skill - Dipika Tiwari
Entry-Level Engineer (L3) Describes Most Important Skill - Uriel Sejas
This Is What A Good Promotion Plan Looks Like
Asking For A Promotion: The Wrong Way vs. The Right Way
How To Work With Your Manager To Get The Performance Review Rating You Want
Do This To Get Maximum Value From Your Manager 1 on 1s
One Of The Biggest Tech Career Killers: Not Being Truly Great With Feedback
How To Make Sure Your Engineering Manager Gives You The Proper Credit
Supercharge Your Technology Career Path with Instructional Videos
In today's rapidly evolving tech workplace, staying updated on the latest frameworks and tools isn't the only requirement. It's also about adapting, growing, and understanding the broader ecosystem of software engineering. That’s why Taro's content is not just about technical acumen but also focuses on the holistic growth of a software engineer. Adapting to this dynamic environment requires an approach where you are continuously learning.
Taro provides videos offering career advice specifically tailored to software engineers who want to progress in their career. As you progress to more advanced levels, it’s not enough to just be a good coder. Communication and leadership skills become increasingly important because you will need to effectively execute on projects and provide guidance to all stakeholders. This transition demands a deep understanding of both the technical and non-technical facets of engineering.
While passing the technical interview can you get in the door, interpersonal and project management skills help you progress up the ladder. The ability to collaborate in teams, understand your users, and prevent potential roadblocks are often what sets apart good engineers from great ones. Our videos ensure that engineers are not just technically proficient but also well-rounded professionals, capable of handling complex interpersonal dynamics and organizational challenges. A broad view of one's career is indispensable in today's tech industry.
Our videos provide engineers with insights about the skills that are essential for career progression. Professionals who engage with these educational resources find themselves better equipped to handle the daily work of a higher level software engineer. Software engineers learn from industry leaders with decades of experience working in tech companies. These insights can act as a catalyst, propelling engineers toward their career goals.
Software engineers, aiming to excel in their roles, find our videos as a valuable resource to help them avoid common mistakes and capitalize on getting promoted faster or getting hired quicker. Our videos feature seasoned industry experts who can share their tech career experiences and help you navigate your career path. Every video is recorded with the intent to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical industry insights.
Masterclasses are our longer form videos that go very in-depth in different topics. Our past masterclasses have included topics about debugging, writing better code, deciding what kind of company to work at, surviving layoffs, networking, navigating performance reviews, getting promoted faster, breaking down compensation, interviewing effectively, and more. Each masterclass is a deep dive into an important topic, ensuring that our users walk away with a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter.
Videos that touch topics like work-life balance, dealing with burnout, and personal productivity can be just as valuable, or even more valuable, to videos that discuss technical subjects. Many of our videos include recordings from past events where we’ve hosted tech professionals in the tech industry: recruiters, engineers, or leaders. Incorporating a blend of personal well-being with professional growth truly makes Taro's content a unique treasure trove for all engineers.