Dec 22, 2022

44: The Harsh Reality of Being a Software Engineer

Software engineering has become a popular field over the past few years, with an ever-increasing demand for professionals in the industry. But is software engineering actually a difficult field? It can certainly appear daunting to someone with no experience, but it’s important to understand what challenges may lie ahead before taking on such a complex job.

In today’s episode, we’ll take a closer look at the difficulty of software engineering and discuss what skills and knowledge are necessary to succeed in the field with our hosts @Chanel Power and @samanthabretous.


  • 0:00 – 0:46 Opening
  • 0:54 – 2:43 What’s The Most Difficult Part Of Being A Software Engineering?
  • 2:51 – 4:02 How Do You Develop A Habit For Continuous Learning?
  • 4:02 – 5:22 How Much Time Outside Of Your Job Do You Put Towards Your Career?
  • 5:28 – 8:38 Top Qualities That Makes A Successful Software Developer
  • 8:38 – 10:06 Is Computer Science Hard?
  • 10:06 – 13:52 Ways to Keep Going When You Want to Give Up
  • 13:52 – 15:15 Overcoming Problems That Are Difficult To Solve
  • 15:15 – 15:30 Closing Remarks

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44: The Harsh Reality of Being a Software Engineer


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