Dominique Simoneau-Ritchie (Wealthsimple)

Episode 63 · March 18th, 2021 · 45 mins 40 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, Kendall, rachel, and Dominique talk about:

  • Getting into computers so she could communicate with her friends
  • How crappy Dreamweaver was
  • Benefiting from IBM programs
  • Stepping into project management
  • Leaving IBM for a much smaller company...
  • Making assumptions about working patterns...with mixed results :)
  • How hiring quickly is in tension against achieving diversity
  • Practicing giving feedback via "speedback sessions"
  • Needing to know the "why" before following the rules
  • Asking for her promotions
  • Getting ready to garden and an obsession with whole grains
  • Painting for 3 weeks
  • What's hard about children :)

You can find Dominique on Twitter @dominiquesr and on Medium under her full name.

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3