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Junior.next(YouGotThisConf)

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January 19, 2019

 Junior.next(YouGotThisConf)

Life as a "junior" developer can be intense, overwhelming, but rewarding. How can juniors move on to the next level? And, what can employers, mentors, and communities do to support the next generation of developers?

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January 19, 2019
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  1. @tara_ojo Junior .next() Tara Ojo @tara_ojo

  2. @tara_ojo

  3. @tara_ojo First day as a junior! Fixed a bug Built

    a new feature
  4. @tara_ojo 13 to 1 STEM jobs for every qualified person

    https://www.thesoftwareguild.com/blog/bridging-software-skills-gap/
  5. @tara_ojo Tara Ojo Software Engineer @tara_ojo

  6. @tara_ojo

  7. @tara_ojo

  8. @tara_ojo https://m.popkey.co/ee5665/64mkb.gif

  9. @tara_ojo Juniors Supporters

  10. @tara_ojo Juniors

  11. @tara_ojo Stretch yourself

  12. @tara_ojo “I could start teaching other people in my team

    things” - Graduate developer
  13. @tara_ojo Comfort Stretch PANIC

  14. @tara_ojo Make a change

  15. @tara_ojo http://images.memes.com/meme/tile/503023

  16. @tara_ojo Making life better for everyone

  17. @tara_ojo Share your opinions

  18. @tara_ojo “Juniors have a perspective that deserves to be heard”

    - @carolstran
  19. @tara_ojo It’s ok to not know

  20. @tara_ojo State the “obvious”

  21. @tara_ojo Celebrate your achievements!

  22. @tara_ojo larahogan.me/donuts

  23. @tara_ojo Collect evidence

  24. @tara_ojo Soft skills Hard skills

  25. @tara_ojo Hard skills can usually be taught in a series

    of concrete steps - The Balance Careers https://www.thebalancecareers.com/what-are-hard-skills-2060829
  26. @tara_ojo Perfect your craft

  27. @tara_ojo Develop your T-shape

  28. @tara_ojo Base knowledge/skills D e p t h

  29. @tara_ojo Hard skills Communication Proactive Feedback Team work

  30. @tara_ojo

  31. @tara_ojo Supporters

  32. @tara_ojo Invest time

  33. @tara_ojo Mentor

  34. @tara_ojo Good pairing

  35. @tara_ojo Ask open questions

  36. @tara_ojo Create opportunities

  37. @tara_ojo Communication JavaScript ES6 Angular UX Testing Speaking & Presenting

    Accessibility Back-end Engineering CSS
  38. @tara_ojo Communication JavaScript ES6 Angular UX Testing Speaking & Presenting

    Accessibility Back-end Engineering CSS
  39. @tara_ojo Communication JavaScript ES6 Angular UX Testing Speaking & Presenting

    Accessibility Back-end Engineering CSS
  40. @tara_ojo Communication JavaScript ES6 Angular UX Testing Speaking & Presenting

    Accessibility Back-end Engineering CSS
  41. @tara_ojo Regular feedback

  42. @tara_ojo “I feel like I'm not mid-level, I need confirmation

    from people around me” - Graduate developer
  43. @tara_ojo Giving specific and actionable feedback

  44. @tara_ojo Keep doing Do more Do less Start doing Stop

    doing
  45. @tara_ojo Juniors Supporters Stretch yourself Share your opinions Celebrate your

    achievements Create opportunities Regular feedback Invest time
  46. @tara_ojo “I don’t think you wake up one day and

    realise you’re not a junior anymore.” - Graduate developer
  47. @tara_ojo GREAT! You’re doing

  48. @tara_ojo Thank you! Tara Ojo @tara_ojo