October 27, 2019

Junior Devs in Morocco

In this episode of GeeksBlabla, Geeksblabla team give some tips for succeeding as Junior Devs in Morocco.

Guests

Abderrahim Soubai Elidrissi

Meriem Zaid

Mohammed Aboullaite

Zakaria Braksa

Notes

00:00 - Introduction: Welcoming, guests' presentation and last episode recap.

00:04 - Which tech stack to should for a junior developer. and why ?

00:11 - How and where to look for my first job opportunity.

00:12 - How did each of the guests got his/her first job ?

00:18 - How to distinguish between a good and a bad job offer ?

00:21 - Startup vs Corporation jobs ?

00:30 - What are the most common CV mistakes ?

00:34 - Working on side projects (startup project) in parallel of a day job ?

00:36 - When applying to the first job, should you focus on a specific stack or apply to all kinds of job offers.

00:40 - Data science vs Devops career ?

00:44 - what are the mistakes that junior developers should avoid in their careers ?

00:47 - How can developers develop and boost their careers ?

00:50 - Is network engineering a good career start, for someone who comes from a programming background ?

00:53 - Why are there a lot of requirements in Junior developer job offers ?

00:56 - How can fresh graduates overcome fill gap between what they've learnt at school and what is there in the professional world?

01:01 - Can someone without a degree easily find his place the professional world ? and how ?

01:05 - How to crack job interviews ?

01:07 - Salary expectations for a junior developer.

01:11 - Soft skills and hard skills required for a junior developer.

01:17 - How to keep up with new technologies while working on legacy code (obsolete technologies)?

01:20 - What are the required skills to be a good team player?

01:21 - Transition from Junior to Senior developer.

01:28 - When to change jobs or ask for a salary raise ?

01:34 - Is Freelancing recommended for junior developers ?

01:38 - How to determine whether a junior developer will learn fast or not ?

01:43 - Is it bad to have internship in the same company for more than 2 times ?

01:44 - Examples and types of freelance opportunities.

01:45 - Are internships in companies considered an experience?

01:46 - Most in-demand technologies in the Moroccan market and abroad ?

01:48 - Biggest mistakes, guests have made during their junior times.

01:52 - Devops status in the Moroccan market for juniors.

01:54 - Developers world wide compared to Moroccan developers.

01:58 - PFE internships in United Remote.

02:02 - USA vs Canada vs Europe.

02:03 - Data Maroc initiative.

02:06 - Wrap up and good bye !

Link

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