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Supporting Each Other - Growth for Juniors and Seniors

Lara Martín
January 24, 2019

Supporting Each Other - Growth for Juniors and Seniors

Talk given at Women Who Code Berlin on Jan 24, 2019
https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-Berlin-Germany/events/257707009/

Lara Martín

January 24, 2019
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  1. Supporting Each Other
    Growth for Juniors and Seniors
    Lara Martín
    Android Developer
    @Lariki

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  2. “We want
    Seniors!”

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  3. Why not
    Juniors?

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  4. Everyone has
    been a Junior

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  5. Juniors' first
    job

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  6. Applying as a
    Junior

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  7. Applying as a
    Junior

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  8. Impostor
    Syndrome

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  9. Juniors bring
    Great Things

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  10. Fresh
    Motivation

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  11. Fresh
    Knowledge

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  12. Flexible
    Mindset

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  13. Learning
    Mindset

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  14. What
    Managers
    Expect

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  15. Juniors Seniors
    Continuously learning
    Small tasks
    Ask questions
    Continuously learning
    Any tasks
    Ask questions

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  16. 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

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  17. Wins for
    seniors

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  18. Mentoring
    Juniors

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  19. Sharing your
    knowledge

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  20. Communication

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  21. Focus on a
    Single Topic

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  22. Sketch Ideas

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  23. Be Constructive

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  24. Criticism in
    private
    Praise in public

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  25. Pair
    Programming

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  26. When to ask
    Questions

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  27. Rubber
    Duck
    Debugging

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  28. Starting a task

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  29. Copy-pasting

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  30. Still not
    convinced
    to hire juniors?

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  31. You will help
    juniors to progress
    in their careers

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  32. You will learn

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  33. There are no
    seniors without
    juniors

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  34. Juniors will never
    forget their
    mentors

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  35. I am grateful to
    many people

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  36. Thank you
    @Lariki

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