Episode 16: Getting your first tech job!!
In FBP’s Season 2 season finale, Stacy and Mo interview Engineering Manager Kevin Fagan and Head of Talent Acquisition Gary Ludgate about their expertise on getting a job in the tech industry. The gang emphasizes some tips on how to get your first tech job, but there are golden nuggets throughout that could help you get a job at any level and in any industry. The ladies hope that, you, the listener can take all the sisterly advice given in this past season and apply it to your current job or if you’re getting ready for your first job in tech. In this finale episode we deep dive into each step involved with the job application process, getting your foot into the door with a CV and Cover Letter, going through each interview round, delivering a solid tech test all the way to offer. We want to encourage everyone to apply for that dream job and we will be cheering you on. You got this! Want to snoop on Mo and Stacy’s Tech Tests? We’ve made it easy for you!Mo’s Tech TestStacy’s Tech TestSounds by ZapSplat.com!!
Episode 15: Launch a rocket straight to space... and see what happens!
In this pragmatic episode of Fizz Buzz Podcast, Stacy and Mo reveal their tips on how to be pragmatic programmers. They discuss what it means to be pragmatic and how to apply it to software development and day to day life 🚀The girls bring up important topics where it’s beneficial to be pragmatic such as: tech debt, testing code, debugging, and crafting high quality pull requests. Hopefully this episode inspires you, the listener, to come up with your own ways to improve your code, help out your teammates and be more pragmatic.Sounds by ZapSplat.com!!
Episode 14: My Fave Tech Scandal
On this episode of Fizz Buzz Podcast Stacy gives Mo all the goss about a recent tech industry scandal: The downfall of Twitter and the rise of new social media platform Threads.Stacy goes into all the nitty gritty details of the tale, which stars Elon Musk and even the infamous Zuck himself. Who is the villain in this story? And what does it teach us about the tech industry? Sit back relax and enjoy Stacy’s story telling of her favourite tech scandal!Sounds by ZapSplat.com!!Articles used for the story:https://www.eugenewei.com/blog/2023/7/6/how-to-blow-up-a-timeline?utm_source=tldrnewsletterhttps://www.theverge.com/2023/7/10/23787453/meta-instagram-threads-100-million-users-milestonehttps://www.bigtechnology.com/p/with-threads-meta-has-plenty-of-opportunityhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elon_Muskhttps://abcnews.go.com/Business/timeline-elon-musks-tumultuous-twitter-acquisition-attempt/story?id=86611191https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acquisition_of_Twitter_by_Elon_Musk#:~:text=Twitter%20was%20taken%20private%20and,half%20of%20the%20company's%20workforce.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Zuckerberg
Episode 13: FUNctional Programming
In this episode Stacy and Mo have the opportunity to learn about the fascinating world of functional programming from expert Máté Marjai. To their surprise, the girls discover that it is hidden throughout their day to day lives as software engineers! Chatting with Máté helps them know how to spot functional programming and what to look for when writing code. This technical deep dive will help anyone who is a new or seasoned coder to level up their skills and open up a Pandora’s box of curiosity. Our FizzBuzz hosts prove that as its name says, functional programming is extremely FUN!!Sounds by ZapSplat.com!!
Episode 12: Am I The Imposter?
Mo and Stacy have the honour of discussing imposter syndrome with Engineering Manager Raph Estrada. They discover that this phenomenon is more complex than people think and discuss how we should always try to dive in further when we feel the emotions surrounding it.In true FBP style the girls learn about something unexpected; the Dunning-Kruger effect. There are two sides of imposter syndrome, and they both attribute to being over or under confident with whatever you’re doing whether it’s software engineering, dentistry or sports. Sounds by ZapSplat.com!!