6 Podcasts To Stay Woke + Well In Tech

6 Podcasts To Stay Woke + Well In Tech

There are over 550,000 podcasts as shared by Fast Company. That means a lot of content to swipe through in your journey to stay centered and well. We decided to curate a list of a few podcasts we think you should check out as a techie trying to maintain. Check out below and comment below when you check out 1, 2, or all of them.

 

Therapy For Black Girls 
Created by a licensed psychologist, this podcast will get you all the way together. Allowing you to feel seen, heard, and understood as you navigate life and the ever-changing tech space. 

 

Techish by POCIT
If “I am a Millenial/Gen Z POC In Tech” were a podcast, this would be it. Hosted by two tech entrepreneurs Michael Berhane and Abadesi Osunsade, they bring meld tech, pop culture, and life in a way that is needed for the culture right now.

 

Revision Path
Hosted by Maurice Cherry, this is the most consistent podcast providing a real look into black designers, developers, and digital creatives from all over the world. Now, in its 7th year, you can tune in weekly to hear real-life stories of people killing the game in tech.  

 

 

Well For The Culture 
This is a wellness podcast truly unlike any other out there. Created by two indigenous, wellness experts who created a grassroots initiative that aims to reclaim and revitalize Indigenous health and wellness. This is a wellness podcast truly unlike any other and will help all those seeking to center themselves on a regular.

 

Blacks In Technology
Created by the founders of Blacks In Technology, hence the name😀. Their vision statement pretty much sums it all the way up – a tech and media org. whose focus is to increase visibility, increase participation & change the perceptions of people of African descent in the tech field. 

 

Latinx America
Latinx is an ever-growing demographic in the tech space. On her podcast, host Adriana Flores-Ragade is connecting with catalysts who are using, leveraging, creating, or investing in Tech to impact issues relevant to the Latinx community.

 

4 Things Every Recruiter Looks For On Your Tech Resume

4 Things Every Recruiter Looks For On Your Tech Resume

6 seconds! This is how long a recruiter gives to each resume they review to determine your qualifications. This is why your resume must immediately speak to why you are the best candidate for the job.  So, let’s make those 6 seconds count with these 4 things you should always include on your resume.

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Tenured

What’s your longevity looking like? Recruiters still want to see you are committed to doing the job they are hiring for. Your tenure in a company can definitely be indicative of this. Of course, in this age, we know people like to gain experiences through different companies but remember, it still counts to be at a job for a significant period of time.

Certifications

The tech game is a game-changer and certifications level out the playing field. Then, it is not about your Ivy League degree or doctorate. Many times having the right certification can get you a seat at the interview table. The more certifications you have, the higher up you have the ability to go. Stay tuned, as we will share some of the top certifications to obtain in tech.

Accomplishments

Accomplishments on your resume provide a time for you to shine, so hype yourself up. Let the recruiter know all you have done in your latest roles. Were you organized? Did you set up a new process? Share, how well you worked in a team but also knocked out independent projects. What are the key benefits you brought to the organization and role? It’s great to list out your accomplishments as action items/bullet points. This helps recruiters easily scan your resume and make a determination. To get started, begin with our list of questions shared above.

Digital Portfolio

A portfolio is a valuable addition to any resume, yet overlooked sometimes. Your portfolio lets you show off your work in a visual format. Recruiters can review quickly and gain a sense of your personality  There are several portfolio tools that showcase your work from Behance, Dribble, About.me to Coroflot. Take a look and let your work speak for itself.