In this episode, Asim Razzaq talks about the pitfalls of joining the wrong startup when you are early in your software engineering career. While young engineers relish the opportunity to become part of the legacy of a new company and wear multiple hats, early-stage startups often don’t have the best engineering culture or approach for grooming new software engineers or establishing the foundational skills for future success.
[ 1:40 ] Software Craftsmanship vs Speed of Delivery
[ 2:40 ] Limited Time for Mentorship
[ 3:42 ] How to Evaluate an Early-Stage Startup Early in Your Career
[ 5:55 ] Personal Stories and Lessons Learned
[ 7:30 ] Summary: Resist the Temptation