Caring for your junior dev & Project management answers

  • July 8, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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Care and keeping of your junior dev
Presented by Bonnie Mattson (@BonMatts)

There are more job openings for experienced developers than there are people to fill them. What's the solution? Bonnie will discuss strategies for helping junior developers become effective, contributing team members--on path to become the senior developers you need.



Project management questions answered
Moderated by Teal Shalek (@TealATX)

Teal will lead a discussion on everything you always wanted to know about Project Management but were afraid to ask. Panelists Christine Holcombe (@holcombe5000), Dina Fitzpartick (@DinaFitzy) and Eric Soelzer (@esoelzer) will talk about everything from effective team strategies and how work better together to what exactly a project manager does.

A huge thanks to Vitamin T for sponsoring! 

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  • Casey H.

    Did not mean any disrespect to the presenter. I have seen templates that can be bought for $40 (ex: envator.com) . Don't forget wix and weebly. I have also seen places (like freelancer.com or elance.com) where one can get a complete website done for $200 and get coding done for about $80. Add in my own experiences and I thought that web design was more of a commodity - so - it was surprising to see that people hire in this area at all anymore.

    July 9

    • Brendan M.

      Your perspective seems fairly short-sighted. There are cheap and outsourced development alternatives for most technical projects outside of web design as well. You get what you pay for.

      July 9

  • Casey H.

    >> There are more job openings for experienced developers than there are people to fill them. Wow - that is not what I am seeing :-| I have 15+ years of IT experience with Oracle, C, SAP and Unix but in order to get a job (usually with a Fortune 500 company), I have to leave the city, state or country - oh well :-|

    1 · July 8

    • Samir

      I think fit is really important, regardless of experience. I would rather work with someone who is junior and super cool and willing to learn than someone who is experienced and just not fun to be around.

      1 · July 8

    • Deepak

      Just being honest with my experience. Don't want to hurt anyone.

      July 8

  • Alex S.

    Too bad I will miss it.

    June 30, 2014

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