Please don’t do what I did.

(Originally posted on the Juniors in Tech blog. Written by Keziyah Lewis.)

I got laid off recently. And of course that means I suddenly have to find a new job. That sucks. I can’t overstate how much I hate that I have to find…

Are bootcamps worth the cost, or are you better off learning on your own?

This week we’ll get to know Rachel Hezel, Admissions Advisor at Fullstack Academy, a coding bootcamp that offers courses in NYC, Chicago, and remotely. …

This week we’ll get to know Angelica Ortiz, an experience designer and creative technologist who specializes in experiential spaces and emerging technology.

As an experience designer, Angelica solves problems on screens and in physical and virtual spaces, using a wide variety of technologies like VR, AR, and robotics. …

Originally posted on Juniors in Tech, a newsletter and job board.

This week we’ll get to know Soyo Awosika-Olumo, software engineer at Goldman Sachs and creator of the new Society x Tech newsletter. We talked about the newsletter, how tech affects society, and tech products that promote mindfulness.

As people…

Interview and hire juniors. But do it the right way.

Originally posted on Juniors in Tech, a weekly newsletter and job board. Sign up at juniorsintech.com. Written by Keziyah Lewis.

Last week, I asked #juniorsintech on Twitter two questions:

  1. What are some specific reasons why you got rejected from a…

This Q & A is from the 11th issue of the Juniors in Tech newsletter (by Keziyah Lewis). Sign up at JuniorsInTech.com.

This week we’ll get to know Lennyroy Robles, a software engineer at IV Interactive.

Last year, Lennyroy was working as a case manager at a non-profit in Queens…

This feature is from the 5th issue of Juniors in Tech, the newsletter by Keziyah Lewis. You can sign up at juniorsintech.com.

This week, we’ll get to know Tae’lur Alexis, a software engineer at Mercutio.

In January, Tae’lur was working as a server, and by July, she was on her…

This Q & A is from the October 31st issue (#4) of the Juniors in Tech newsletter, by Keziyah Lewis. Sign up here.

This week, we’ll get to know Faye Hayes, CTO and co-founder of PlayLoops, Dev Bootcamp grad, and my co-worker at Backstage Capital. …

This Q & A is from the first issue of the Juniors in Tech newsletter, by Keziyah Lewis. Sign up here.

In the Ask a Mentor series, I’ll be talking to more experienced people in tech about specific topics. This week, we’ll get to know April Speight, a project manager…

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