Better Hiring Practices for Fun and Profit
The average American worker will have 10 jobs before the age of 40. There's a great deal of opportunity and mobility in our industry, and yet, our hiring process is anything but pleasant or streamlined. The hiring process is time consuming for both candidates and employers, but we can do better! Let's explore the ways we can improve the hiring process by writing better job descriptions, utilizing systems that free us from unconscious biases, focusing beyond culture fit, and using better (more fun) technical interviewing methods.
Unix Command Line for Beginners and Non-programmers
The command line can have a steep learning curve if you're just getting started. This talk aims to give a beginner friendly introduction to the command line to get you started. If you're not a programmer, you can benefit from understanding and using the command line too! This talk will get you started!
Getting In: Transitioning Into a Career in Tech
If you are brand new to the tech industry and are wondering how to get started, or transitioning into tech from a different career, this talk is for you! I recently reinvented my career from the ground up and went from marketing to software engineering in the course of a year. In a short period of time, I tried everything from self-teaching, to remote self-paced classes, and ultimately a coding bootcamp. This talk will cover: 1) How to determine if tech is right for you, 2) How to develop a growth mindset to help you be successful in tech, 3) Understanding how you learn best, 4) Getting your first tech job
Level up your GIF game
CSS Dev Conf 2016
A exploration of the history of the GIF, how to best use GIFs in the workplace, and the best GIF workflows.