Conference season is fast approaching, but we all know that the true preparation starts months ahead when all of the CFPs open. In this episode of Community Pulse, Mary, PJ, and Jason sit down with VM (Vicky) Brasseur to chat about how to craft the best CFPs, navigating the land of limbo before you find out whether your talk has been accepted, and how to prepare the best talk once you've gotten your acceptance notice. Buckle up and get your notebook ready -- this is an episode full of tips and tricks and good advice from an expert. See communitypulse.io/23-cfps for links and other show notes.
PJ and Jason sit down with Matt Broberg, VP of Community at Sensu and Jill Jubinski, Senior Manager of Tech Recruiting at Fastly to talk about hiring a Developer Relations team. From how to find the mythical creatures that form the right team to who your first hire should be and what recruiters screen for, you'll learn about the who, how, what, and when of pulling together a Developer Relations team from scratch.
Defining Developer Relations is a difficult thing to do. So how do you know what to expect when you transition into Community & DevRel? This month, PJ and Mary chat with Emily Freeman and Chloe Condon about how their initial experience has been and what they'd do differently if they had a choice.
Mary, Jason, and PJ get together to kick off 2018 with a chat about meetups! What makes a great meetup? Are branded meetups valuable? Let's find out!
Links for this episode:
The Community Pulse Podcast - https://apple.co/2Dqay7r
Making Work Visible - http://amzn.to/2wukkPn
CloudCraft - https://cloudcraft.co
Halt and Catch Fire - http://www.amc.com/shows/halt-and-catch-fire
Urban Ears - https://www.urbanears.com
Code and Talk - https://codeandtalk.com
Reply All Podcast - https://gimletmedia.com/reply-all
Crimetown Podcast - https://gimletmedia.com/crimetown