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  1. 1. JOURNEY INTOTECH: Building a Successful Career in the World of Software Engineering
  2. 2. WHO AM I? Emmanuel Kehind e Mobile Engineer at Plume Design Inc . Hobbies: Writing,Video Games, Music Production, Football (GGMU), etc . Twitter - @emmakoko96
  3. 3. WHYTHISTALK?
  4. 4. EXPECTATION
  5. 5. ACTUAL RESULT
  6. 6. ACTUAL RESULT
  7. 7. ACTUAL RESULT
  8. 8. Once upon a time…
  9. 9. WHYTHESE STORIES? • To clarify some myths you may have concerning getting intoTech . • To have your mind well prepared to receive helpful resources on getting started withTech.
  10. 10. T e c h . ? Tech.? Tech.? Tech.? Tech.? Tech.? Tech.? Software Engineering? Software Engineering? Software Engineering? Software Engineering? Software Engineering? Software Engineering? Software Engineering? Software Engineering? Tech.? T e c h . ? Tech.? Tech.? Tech.? Tech.? Tech.? Tech.?
  11. 11. Process of developing an executable software program that is implemented without any errors.
  12. 12. STEPS INVOLVED • Planning the applicatio n • Designing i t • Testing its feature s • Deploying i t • Maintaining it after it's fi nished
  13. 13. “MY BACKGROUND DOESN’T SEEM COMPATIBLE”
  14. 14. It doesn’t matter what your journey into tech is like, everybody has a different story to tell.
  15. 15. “HOW ABOUT MY AGE?”
  16. 16. –Anonymous “So you don’t wanna take that four-year course at 28? Guess what, either you take the course or not, in four years time, you’d be 32.”
  17. 17. “MY REASON ISN’TTENABLE ENOUGH”
  18. 18. People get into tech for different reasons.
  19. 19. EXPLICIT REASONS
  20. 20. MONEY!
  21. 21. AFFORD LUXURIOUS LIFESTYLE
  22. 22. AFFORD LUXURIOUS LIFESTYLE
  23. 23. RELOCATION
  24. 24. RELOCATION
  25. 25. PASSION
  26. 26. PASSION 🌚
  27. 27. SUBTLE REASONS • More awareness about tec h • It’s becoming even more lucrativ e • It’s something you can do in the comfort of your hom e • Lots of free resources to learn today
  28. 28. GETTING STARTED
  29. 29. GETTING STARTED 1. Research the different career paths, the tech and soft skills needed, the jobs out there in the industry and identify which areas spark your interest . 2. Find a mentor that you can rely on . 3. Learn the right programming languages . 4. Continue learning but start working on your portfolio . 5. Apply for jobs early, even if you don’t feel ready.
  30. 30. BREAKTIME
  31. 31. FINAL WORDS
  32. 32. Learn how to learn
  33. 33. Keep on learning
  34. 34. Use your time wisely
  35. 35. Network and make meaningful connections
  36. 36. De fi ne what success means to you
  37. 37. –Brendon Bruchard “Spend less time wondering if it will turn out well, and more time preparing, working, and readying yourself to deliver with excellence.The outcome in that case is already a win: you gave your all”
  38. 38. THANKYOU! Twitter - @emmakoko96
  39. 39. HELPFUL LINKS • https://www.jetbrains.com/lp/devecosystem-2021/ • https://www.codecademy.com/ • https://www.freecodecamp.org/ • https://angel.co/

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