Scrum Master Continues to Be a Hot Job

I am often asked why we train people on Agile and Scrum. There are a number of reasons, not the least being this is what I know and the one thing I am qualified to teach (and this probably includes the year I spent teaching high school English). However, this answer alone is unsatisfying. The other reason we choose to train people on Agile and Scrum is the market needs people who understand and can implement Agile. Training already qualified individuals on this allows them to quickly “upskill” and find employment (as our placement numbers are starting to show). Since …

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The Job Hackers Featured on Agile FM Podcast

On February 13, Larry Apke sat down with Jochen (Joe) Krebs to record his most recent installment of the Agile FM podcast. The interview lasts nearly 20 minutes and Joe does a skillful job of asking questions. We at The Job Hackers have always enjoyed Joe’s interviewing style so it was a great pleasure to have our President on the podcast. We encourage you to check out the Agile FM podcast in general and the one featuring Larry in particular. Our thanks to Joe for doing such a great job!

Job Hackers Meetup January 24

The Job Hackers will be having a meetup on January 24 from 5:30-8:00 PM at 680 Folsom in San Francisco at the new Microsoft Reactor. This meetup is a chance for alumni, current participants, partners and friends of The Job Hackers to meet and mingle. Though networking and helping find work is the number one agenda item, there will also be a short presentation by Larry Apke, President and CEO of The Job Hackers, called “10 Things Your CIO Probably Doesn’t Know (But Should).” This talk examines the sub-optimal decisions that are made by people in positions of authority in …

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