Product Team, Joyous
Mar 23, 2021| Leadership
How to respond to conversations about change
Change is inevitable in organizations. To make sure transformation projects succeed, give your people the tools and guidance to have positive, productive conversations about change.
Mar 03, 2022| Career pathways
Traits of a good technologist
Technologists are quick learners, natural collaborators, good at receiving feedback, and adapt easily.
Mar 05, 2022| Career pathways
Five steps to getting a role in tech
There are five simple steps to complete in order to get a role in tech: exploring options, short courses, building relationships, internships, and entry-level roles.
Mar 04, 2022| Career pathways
Software organisations as a place to work
Working for a software company you're likely to be well-paid, part of a great culture, and have opportunities to progress your career quickly.
Mar 06, 2022| Career pathways
Which roles to go for
Learn about common technical and non-technical roles in tech and what each of those roles entails.
Mar 07, 2022| Career pathways
Forget about the stereotypes
Many people still have outdated perceptions that software technology roles are more suited to men than women. This simply isn't true.
Mar 02, 2022| Career pathways
Less than 25% of people in tech in New Zealand are women. We've put together a guide to help women and other underrepresented people get into a paid software technology role in six months to a year - without needing a degree first.
Mar 01, 2022| Career pathways
Joyous is an open feedback solution for large agile enterprises. We are a venture-funded software company - headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.
Mar 16, 2022| Career pathways
Explore further before deciding
Use our recommended resources to explore what a role entails before deciding.
Mar 17, 2022| Career pathways
Here we cover everything you need to get ready for a role including resources, courses, and funding options.
Mar 18, 2022| Career pathways
Resources you might need
Set yourself up for success by having the right setup and equipment.
Mar 19, 2022| Career pathways
Non-university short courses
University can be expensive and take many years to complete. Consider enrolling in one of these courses, most of which take six months or less.
Mar 20, 2022| Career pathways
We recommend top options for funding your pathway into tech.
Mar 21, 2022| Career pathways
We’ll talk you through how to build relationships with people who might help you get a role, how to get an internship, and how to land an entry-level role.
Mar 22, 2022| Career pathways
Get started by building your network, comparing start-ups and scales ups to corporates, creating a LinkedIn profile, and joining some Tech Slack groups.
Mar 23, 2022| Career pathways
How to get an internship
Learn some tips for creating a good cv and cover letter and where to look for internships.
Mar 24, 2022| Career pathways
How to get an entry level role
Update your cv, apply online, and when you land a role, don't be afraid to ask many many questions.
Mar 25, 2022| Career pathways
How organisations can help
This is our call to action for organisations to: 1. Consider opening internships to candidates from non-university pathways 2. If you already have an internship program, consider expanding it to cover more roles 3. If you don’t yet have an internship program set up, consider starting one
Mar 26, 2022| Career pathways
Learn how to run successful summer internships including recruiting, selecting, and onboarding interns.
Mar 27, 2022| Career pathways
There is a big diversity imbalance in tech at the senior level. However, there is a lot of diversity at the junior level. Use your internships as an opportunity to recruit diverse candidates.
Mar 28, 2022| Career pathways
Selecting the ideal candidates
Seek diverse candidates with strong capabilities. Providing a take-home exercise will give you a sense of a candidate's ability before you interview.
Mar 30, 2022| Career pathways
Our top tips!
Our top tips for running a successful internship program include recruiting and retaining top talent, as well as full integration and collaboration with your permanent engineers.
Mar 31, 2022| Career pathways
Our plan is to begin approaching more organisations to create internship opportunities, support and funding to help people transition into software technology roles.
Apr 01, 2022| Career pathways
A huge thanks to everyone who shared their tips, wisdom, resources, and stories with us. We couldn't have shaped this guide without you!
Mar 29, 2022| Career pathways
Onboarding your interns
Onboard your interns the same way you would onboard your engineers. They should work on high impact problems that match their skill level so that they are always making a meaningful contribution.