Detroit.Code() Sessions tagged soft skills

Become a Remote Working Pro

There is no doubt about it, working remotely can be an amazing experience – no commute and wearing pants is optional! Of course, it’s not all rainbows and unicorns since there are challenges to overcome and of course work to be done. This interactive session will answer questions like, “how can I convince my boss to let me work remotely?”, “how can I make sure they don’t forget about me once I start working remotely?” and many more. It will equip you with the tools and techniques for being a successful remote team member.

Leadership Journey: From Software Developer to Leader

You’ve spent years working on your skills as a software developer. You measure your days by the number of commits you’ve made and look forward to the daily pairing sessions with your team mates. Then, one day, a leadership position opens up on your team and you start thinking about it. Should I or shouldn’t I? What if I go for it and end up hating it or I’m just not that good at it? What if I love it? How will my day change? In this interactive session, we’ll explore “why leadership”, answer some hard questions and talk about one developer’s path from writing code to leading people and the challenges that have been experienced.