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Hey there, I’m TJ, CTO and co-founder of RIPT Apparel. I also started eCommTalk

I’m passionate about technology, adventure and how people work. I’m a self taught designer and developer. I love tinkering and pushing my limits by learning new things that fascinate me.



Trials and tribulations of hiring in-house software engineers

What a pain in the ass.

I do not have an engineering background. I’m a front-end designer at heart turned full blown CTO tasked with hiring new tech talent to build our in-house development team.

This in it self is daunting and almost debilitating to a certain degree, but I’ve been lucky enough to have some help on the technical assesment side which has really made getting people in the door to interview possible.

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New Podcasts I'm Listening To

In my last post I mentioned I’m listening to more podcasts than normal lately so I thought I’d take a quick moment to go ahead and link those up for you to enjoy as well.

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