August 13, 2024 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Daylight Time

Thriving as a Junior

Francesca Sadikin

Francesca Sadikin

Thriving as a Junior

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Learn the crucial technical and interpersonal skills needed to thrive as a Junior Engineer.

Key Takeaways

By participating along with us in the workshop, you'll learn:

  • Learn what is expected of Junior Engineers
  • Common pitfalls & mental traps Junior Engineers face
  • Tips to quickly ramp-up in new codebases and processes
  • Learn what’s required to execute tasks well
  • Why and how to build trust with your manager and team
  • How to prepare for promotions
  • Learn a conversational skill that lets you talk to anyone, helping you build authentic connections

Is This Workshop for Me?

This course is for Junior (or soon to be Junior) software engineers looking to understand what is expected of them.

Workshop Details

This course will focus on developing the skills, both technical and non-technical, you need to build your software career as a Junior Engineer.

Any Prerequisites?

  • Strong grasp of a programming language.

Attend Online Live and in Full HD

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Classroom Format

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Thriving as a Junior

Event Details


  • One Full Day Workshop Session
  • Replay Videos (available immediately)


  • August 13, 2024 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Daylight Time


  • Option 1: Attend online on our full HD live stream
  • Option 2: Attend in-person at HQ in Minneapolis, MN

Daily Schedule

  • 1:00AM
    Why & how to build trust
  • 1:15AM
    Building authentic connections (Active Listening Exercise)
  • 2:30AM
  • 9:30AM
    Intro & Course overview
  • 9:45AM
    Assessing your job environment
  • 9:50AM
    How not to get fired
  • 10:10AM
    Working in legacy systems (Gilded Rose & Debugger Exercise)
  • 11:30AM
  • 12:30PM
    Handling common project problems
  • 12:45PM
    Getting promotion ready

Your (Awesome) Instructor

Francesca Sadikin

Francesca Sadikin

Francesca, a self-taught web engineer, is currently a Senior Software Engineer at Netflix. Her courses equip learners with both technical expertise and essential interpersonal skills crucial for building strong careers.

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