Finding Your Voice as a New or Aspiring Developer
The focus (what) – Address the problems of finding and maintaining confidence, communicating a unique perspective, and succeeding at personal branding as new and aspiring developers.
The purpose (why) – Barriers to entry, imposter syndrome, perceived lack of support or resources, or simply feeling overwhelmed can be major hurdles for new and aspiring developers.
Methods (how) – Supporting materials outlining the problem will be presented. Resources for overcoming the problem will be presented and discussed. Personal branding for success will be the highlight of the presentation as presenting the self to the world with a unique perspective is critical in today’s competitive global marketplace.
Results (collected materials) – Obstacles, perceived lack of support or resources, feeling overwhelmed, or inexperience with personal branding need not stop new and aspiring developers from launching their careers.
Conclusion – New and aspiring developers have fresh perspectives to offer the global community, tackling the problems outlined in this abstract can help empower them to bring those perspectives to the table with confidence.
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Sara Blevins is a budding web developer, writer, editor, and designer. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication, is a published author, and will receive her nanodegree in front end web development from Udacity via a Grow with Google scholarship in October 2018. Sara’s interests include future tech (especially quantum computing), artistic expression through the medium of technology, science, heavy metal, b-horror, Fanboy conventions, and discovering new museums with her sons, Draven and Zakk.