EP#29 Why are companies hesitant to offer remote working?

January 15, 2019

EP#29 Why are companies hesitant to offer remote working?

In this session we will be discussing remote working. Rafael will be explaining why remote working sometimes benefits the company when done correctly.With the agile techniques, that should deal with the trust issue because it’s hard to hide anything. He will share some advice for companies who are considering remote working.

 

You can connect with Rafael below;

 

www.rafaelphp.com

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rafael-de-souza-740b648a/

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EP#28 What can companies do to keep developers?

January 2, 2019

In this episode we will be discuss what companies can do to keep their developers. We will talk about hackathon and how this can help developers. We will discuss the importance of communication between developers and management.

 

You can connect with Rafael below;

 

www.rafaelphp.com

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rafael-de-souza-740b648a/

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EP#27 What makes developers want to move  jobs?

December 18, 2018

In this episode, we will be discussing the reasons why developers tend to want to move jobs. We will discuss things such as boredom, salary.  etc.  Do legacy system and in-house frameworks put off developers?  We will be discussing the friction that happens when there is a disagreement between developers and management and the balance that's needed.

 

You can connect with Rafael below;

 

www.rafaelphp.com

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rafael-de-souza-740b648a/

 

 

 

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EP#26 Speaking to Rafael

December 13, 2018

Rafael is a full stack developer who is well versed In PHP and has been in the industry for many years. We will be discussing his journey as a developer and how he became a senior developer. In this first episode, we will be covering questions surrounding progression what progression really means, how long should developers stay within companies to be able to add value, what causes developers to move on etc. You can connect with Rafael below;

 

www.rafaelphp.com

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rafael-de-souza-740b648a/

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EP#25 Minds.com V/s Facebook

November 20, 2018

EP#25 Minds.com V/s Facebook

In our last episode , Mark Harding will be talking Minds.com and how they are different from Facebook. He will also talk about the kind of people they are looking to hire.

 

https://www.minds.com/

 

You can connect with Mark here

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-harding-43303938/

 

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EP#24 Cyber Security

November 13, 2018

This is our 2nd last week with Mark, we will be talking about cyber security, we will touch on why this is such a big topic right now. Mark Harding will be explaining the meaning of  Encryption, tune in to hear me make a fool out of myself by saying “ensciption” instead of  “Encryption” . Mark will touch a bit more on Minds.com.

https://www.minds.com/

You can connect with Mark here

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-harding-43303938/

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EP#23 Brief talk on React and Advice for developers looking to go to the next level…

November 6, 2018

EP#23Brief talk on React and Advice for developers looking to go to the next level…

Continuing our talk with Mark Harding, we will be talking about React, it’s pro’s and cons. Mark will also be sharing his view on junior developers as well as the best approach for those who want to become polygon developers.

You can connect with Mark here

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-harding-43303938/

 

 

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EP#22 World Mental Health  With Mike McDonald.

October 30, 2018

Todays Podcast we are joined by Mike McDonald who has been a  Senior Mental Health Practitioner for the past 30 years. He is deeply rooted in the Mental Health community and has  also been  a volunteer at  Samaritans for a number of years.  On topic for World Mental Health Day  we will be discussing  Mental Health in the work place from both a employee and employer perspective. Mike provides an in-depth look at why Mental health is such a taboo topic within working culture and gives some great insight into his experiences throughout his 30 years. We will also discuss practical steps for businesses to improve their culture around mental health and some great tools for employees to deal with the challenges of the modern working arena. 

 

https://www.samaritans.org/

https://www.headstogether.org.uk/

https://www.mind.org.uk/

https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/

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EP#21 Speaking With Mark Harding - CTO at Minds.com

October 23, 2018

In our new series, we will be speaking to Mark Harding, he is the  CTO of crypto social network Minds.com . Mark has nearly 10 years of experience in software development and design and holds a B.A. from the Royal Convervatoire of Scotland. We will touching on current state of  PHP, Angular as well as touch on frameworks. We will talk about deployment and what this means. Tune in next week for an in-depth conversation with Mark.

You can connect with Mark here

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-harding-43303938/

 

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EP#20 How Should Companies Address Remote Working

October 19, 2018

Dan is currently Head of Engineering and responsible for a number of developers. We will be discussing  the benefits for remote working? What are the disadvantages? Can this be done effectively for it to be beneficial for both the company and the employee? We will be discussing some of the issues that arise when remote working is mentioned and get Dan's view on this topic. 

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