Personal hobbies can positively impact your work—they can be an outlet for stress or anxiety in your day-to-day life, and also a tool that can bolster your professional proficiencies. In this talk, Ramon will share his journey and discuss how painting miniature soldiers made him a better coder. Register to hear more on Thursday, February 24 at 9:30AM (PST).
Joining an established team as a new leader is a big undertaking that can have a long-lasting impact on your people. Alex and Radhesh are Engineering Managers at Yelp who have undergone similar leadership transition experiences. We'll hear more about what they learned during the transition into their new teams and the steps they took to lead their teams' internal and external priorities successfully. RSVP to save your spot!
At Yelp, inclusion is just as important as diversity. This year, we established four new employee resource groups – Yelp Asian Pacific Islanders (YAPI), Mental Health + Neurodiversity, SomosYelp, and YelpAbility.
Are you thinking about next steps after graduation? Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us during our upcoming virtual session for advice and tips from a recruiter at Yelp on finding a career with purpose! This event is free and open to all. We have limited seats, so RSVP today to save your spot!
The opportunity for transformation and growth starts with access to mentorship. Many studies have shown the benefits of having a mentor are endless, such as having increased confidence, improved communication skills, strengthened leadership skills, and a stronger sense of empowerment. Join us tomorrow at Latinas in Tech for a powerful conversation about the importance of mentorship and how having a mentor (formally or informally) can enhance your career in Tech.
This has been a year of flux that challenged many in the design community to re-examine every aspect of their personal and professional lives. We're proud to be a Sponsor of RGD’s DesignReThinkers Conference, which offers a forum where attendees can learn from some of the world's leading voices in design, exchange ideas, and be inspired. Join us on November 19 during a roundtable with Kelly Kinch, Yelp's VP of Product Design, as she shares practical advice for managing a design team. RSVP to save your spot!
With 2022 around the corner, you may be wondering what you can do to level up your career. A mentor's perspective can be transformative, and even help increase confidence, improve communication skills, strengthen leadership skills, and create a stronger sense of empowerment. On November 18th, Mary, Dorothy, and Camila will be at Latinas in Tech sharing their unique stories to illustrate how their own mentorship and mentee experience has influenced their career growth. This event is free and open to everyone!
Debugging is a complex process that engineers are all too familiar with. A single change in the code can make it a frustrating, challenging, and at times discouraging and non-rewarding procedure. Join us next week to hear how Yelp Software Engineer Manpreet applies some common debugging principles to solve mysterious issues and make the process more rewarding and even playful! Free and open to all. RSVP to save your spot.
Internships are a great way to get industry experience. Often, interns that stand out could turn their internships into return offers. Our upcoming talk features two of our past Product and Engineering interns who will walk us through their internship experiences at Yelp and offer some key takeaways on how they converted into full-time employees. This talk is free and open to all!
We've wrapped up our very first Awesome Women in Engineering (AWE) Virtual Summit! It was a great opportunity for women and allies to build deeper connections, learn from each others’ experiences, and feel empowered to always be our most authentic selves.