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Supporting Each Other - Growth for Juniors and Seniors

Supporting Each Other - Growth for Juniors and Seniors

Talk given at Droidcon Berlin 2019

Lara Martín

July 03, 2019

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  1. Supporting Each Other Growth for Juniors and Seniors Lara Martín

    Android Developer @Lariki
  2. Hiring Devs

  3. High Demand

  4. “We want Seniors!”

  5. Why not Juniors?

  6. Everyone has been a Junior

  7. Juniors' first job

  8. Applying as a Junior

  9. Applying as a Junior

  10. Impostor Syndrome

  11. Fear...

  12. Juniors bring Great Things

  13. Fresh Motivation

  14. Fresh Knowledge

  15. Flexible Mindset

  16. Learning Mindset

  17. What Managers Expect

  18. Juniors Seniors Continuously learning Small tasks Ask questions Need guidance

    Don’t know all the processes Continuously learning Any tasks Ask questions Provide guidance Know all the processes
  19. Wins for seniors

  20. Mentoring Juniors

  21. Sharing your knowledge

  22. Communication

  23. None
  24. MVVM Repository pattern Use Cases Dependency Injection Rx Android Project

  25. Focus on a Single Topic

  26. Sketch Ideas

  27. API client Service

  28. API client Service Data

  29. API client Service Data Repository UseCase Domain

  30. API client Service Data Repository UseCase Domain Presentation Layout ViewModel

    Screen View Navigator
  31. Be Constructive

  32. Criticism in private Praise in public

  33. Tasks

  34. Environment

  35. Pair Programming

  36. For Juniors

  37. When to ask Questions

  38. I got stuck

  39. Rubber Duck Debugging

  40. Starting a task

  41. Copy-pasting

  42. I don’t know

  43. I don’t know either

  44. Still not convinced to hire juniors?

  45. You will help juniors to progress in their careers

  46. You will learn

  47. There are no seniors without juniors

  48. Juniors will never forget their mentors

  49. I am grateful to many people

  50. Thanks to Droidcon Berlin!

  51. @Lariki Thank you!