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Improving Your Onboarding For Early Career Devs with Carolyn Stransky & John Britton

Ben Halpern
A Canadian software developer who thinks he’s funny. He/Him.
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Joining a new team... we’ve all been there at some point. And as many of us know, joining a new team as an early-career developer is exciting, but it can also be scary, stressful, and complicated.

A lot of that stress and friction is because many engineering teams just don’t onboard early-career developers effectively. So, how can we improve the onboarding process for newer devs in a way that helps develop their new skills while getting them up-to-speed at a new organization?

Those are some of the questions we focused on in this week’s episode of DevDiscuss.

@jess and I were joined by two guests who have a lot of knowledge and opinions about onboarding early-career developers...

  • John Britton, founder and CEO of raise.dev — a program that matches early-career developers with engineering mentors that support and challenge them.

  • Carolyn Stransky, Software Developer and author of this awesome and relevant DEV post:


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