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17
NOV

The One About The Current State of Tech Pt. 2

There are so many macro shifts in tech. FAANG and Elon are firing other kids, stocks are down over 50% and there’s just a broad sense of instability which can lead to uncertainty. This week we provide commentary and make some bets!

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10
NOV

The One About The Current State of Tech

There are so many macro shifts in tech. FAANG and Elon are firing other kids, stocks are down over 50% and there’s just a broad sense of instability which can lead to uncertainty. This week we provide commentary and make some bets!

Listen, like and share!
27
OCT

The One About Year-end fatigue

As devs, we’ve often felt the bite of year-end fatigue; when one is just not motivated enough to move the needle. And it could be for a variety of reasons. How do you stay motivated during this time? What should you focus on to ensure you always deliver value?

We discuss all this and more on today’s episode. Please like, listen and share!
20
OCT

The One About Onboarding as a Dev

Joining a new team can be daunting
- maybe even hard when the culture of documentation is nonexistent. How do you get started as quick as possible in your new role? Is it even valuable?

In this episode, we discuss onboarding and how to make the most out of it.
13
OCT

The One About Knowing When To Leave

There’s a whole river of feelings, emotions and decisions that you need to get over before moving from a company, especially one that felt like home. How do you get over being grateful for the opportunity and start seeing it as a new avenue to add value

In this episode, we discuss this to get a clearer thought.
29
SEP

The One About Process and Conflict

Work is easier when we all agree - agree on a process, culture and generally how to get things done. However, when the process is lacking or a team is new, the chances of conflict increase. How do you work through a process, manage conflict and handle egos?

In this episode, we chat about this to better navigate instances of this.
22
SEP

The One About Mentorship

ZATechRadio’s mission is to help black people get in, stay in and thrive in tech. Doing that means guiding them through paths we’ve been - mostly in the form of advice and tips. Of course mentorship trumps all but getting into that can be difficult. In this episode we chat about mentorship and how we go about it - hope it helps someone.
15
SEP

The One About The “Cult” In Culture

Loosely defined, culture is an adopted set of social norms and behaviours within a group of people. In tech, culture is important - no doubt. This has even led to the culture-fit interview being added as a step in the recruitment process but should it be used as a criterion to qualify for work? This week we chat about this hoping to filter out the #BS!
08
SEP

The One About Taking an L

Interviews take a lot from a person, often we’d love to come out successful but what happens when an experience drains you, what red flags should you look for in the process and how do you take away the positives? In this episode we chat about VT’s most recent experience - hoping to learn.
24
AUG

The One About Coding at Work

So you're fresh out of university, college or bootcamp and you want nothing more than to just code. You get the chance and soon learn there's still so much more than just code. How do you ensure your value in a team when you get tired of code, or when it is the last thing you can do? What's left after the code?

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18
AUG

The One About Imposter Syndrome

As black people, a lot of us are our families' last hope. So naturally, as we move onward and upward in our careers, many of us fear the fall because of what we carry with us. However, When people realise the reward for good work is more work, it becomes easy to give in; to buckle under the pressure or even self-eliminate.

How do you deal with imposter syndrome?

By @simzzz_xoxo
11
AUG

The One About Technical Leadership

“New levels bring new devils” - many from inside out. Starting a new role especially leadership demands new thinking but how do you do this? This week, we speak about technical leadership and teams. How do we measure them respectively?

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