Speaking Up as a Woman in a Male-Dominated Tech Team

Here’s my next post which appeared first on Simple Programmer. Since university, I’ve been in work environments (and sometimes geographical locations) where I’ve been in the minority in terms of ethnicity and gender. It’s been this way for so long now that it usually surprises me when I see more than one woman in the office or on the team…
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Career Mentors (Bye Jay)

Today my manager Jay is leaving. It was a massive shock when I found out. As he’s the CTO I had two thoughts: “Oh no, I’m sad now” “Is the company in trouble?” So in fact, he’s making the decision to go purely because he wants a new challenge which is completely understandable and I wish him the best of…
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Building positive habits to progress

After reading The Power Of Habit by Charles Duhigg, it made me realise that people’s habits can be used to change behaviours for the good and yes, sometimes the bad. These changes in behaviours can either positively or negatively impact your life. So, in 2018, I’m going to try and do this for myself. Why not try and improve my development skills…
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10 Tips To Start Off Well In A Junior Dev Role

Here’s my next post which appeared first on Simple Programmer.. As I look back on my first full year of working as a developer, I have realised a number of things that are essential to this position. Daily, a developer needs to think mostly like a developer, but partly like a business analyst to get the reason why the business…
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Xamarin Dev Day London October 2016

The Xamarin Dev Day was held at Microsoft’s building near Paddington.  It was a modern building, very bright and filled with light.   What Was Covered on this Xamarin Dev Day Short presentations were made to start the day off.  The presentations given were: Intro to Xamarin Cross platform Xamarin Cloud Xamarin (Azure) The Hands on Lab session began after lunch…
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