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Mon Apr 10 2023
WomenInWeb3 Summit Recap
Local female leaders led talks and panel-discussions on the current state of web3, where it’s heading and discussed the impact that women can make on the emerging industry...
On March 21 & 22, 2023 I attended Geekle’s UX/UI Design Summit 2023 webinar along with my coworker and Front End Developer Erin Flegg.
Here are some highlights from Yan’s presentation. Thanks to all the presenters for sharing their knowledge and resources.
Hiring is always a challenge, regardless if you are a big and desirable brand or a small start-up, each comes with its own challenges, so naturally companies go for the easy route of hiring people who can practically hit the ground running with minimal training, hand holding, mentoring, etc. However, the biggest thing that companies miss with such hiring practices is invaluable other experiences, knowledge, and expertise that Juniors and new immigrants bring to the table.
In Yan's words:
You picked up your life and started over, which shows:
English is probably NOT your first language, which means you are at least bilingual. Your brain is wired to quickly learn new things, adopt your thing, and pivot.
You were born/raised in a different country, which means you’re:
You are just starting in the workforce, which shows:
You are changing your career later in life, and probably have:
Let's face it, Junior and immigrant designers are looking for opportunities. Why not give it to them?