276 RR Hiring and Retention with Kenzi Connor

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    1:15 – Introducing Kenzi Connor

    4:15 – Senior developer vs Junior developer: Sustainability and hiring

    8:25 –  Examining the “senior-obsessed field”

    10:00 – Importance of sustainability

    12:35 – Lottery-ticket thinking

    13:35 – Solutions to the junior vs senior dilemma

    21:10 – Diversity and productivity

    23:50 – Effective management strategies

    31:00 – Strategies for going from a high-conformity company to a more diverse company

    36:05 – Why junior developers leave your company

    Picks:

    Mandy Moore (Sam)

    Seven Wonders of a Once and Future World by Caroline Yoachim (Jessica)

    Foreign exchange students (Charles)

    Octavia Butler (Kenzi)

    Black Girls Code  (Kenzi)