Log of what of Felicia Amoafo Kumi has learned at Techie Youth

Fri. Aug. 5, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Product Planning

Product planning is an ongoing process of identifying and articulating market requirements that define a product's feature set. Product development can be divided into three categories: strategy, roadmap, and backlogs. Understanding how all three processes work together is essential for product managers, who use assumptions from product planning to achieve desired outcomes. Product planning is essential for ensuring a secure product development process. By understanding customer needs and preferences, product planning can help guide a company’s resources towards meeting customer desires.

Thu. Aug. 4, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Product Manager

A product manager is responsible for guiding a product from idea to launch. A professional role is responsible for the development of products for an organization. Product management is the practice of strategically driving the development, launch, and continuous support and improvement of a company's products. I learned about the product management process, which includes defining problems, quantifying opportunities, researching potential solutions, building MVPs, creating feedback loops, and developing strategies. To create a product strategy, you need to talk with your prospects, develop a high-level vision, define the product's goals, use those goals to guide the roadmap, and continue to review the product vision and strategy.

Wed. Aug. 3, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth - Recruiter and Talent

What I learned today at Techie Youth - Recruiter and Talent

A recruiter is a person who finds qualified candidates for a job opening and works to meet the demands of both the employer and employee. Recruiters are experts in finding, screening, and attracting applicant for a job. Some responsibilities of a recruiter include meeting with hiring managers after there is an opening at a job, they attract and source candidates, do a pre- screen and presents qualified jobs candidates to the hiring manage, serves as the employee brand ambassador, delivering an exceptional candidate experience.

There are websites that are extremely beneficial because it allows recruiters to post about job descriptions for thousands of people to see. When recruiting for a company, it is essential to know what the employer is searching for. Ask questions and clarify what your goals and objectives are important.

The average salary for a recruiter and talent acquisition is about $70,000. Some professionals receive a salary increase within the last 12 months, and some receive a title change. The salary of a professional recruiter varies depending on the subfield and location

Mon. Aug. 1, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Databases and Web Design

A database is used to store the data from your website. A database is a collection of information that is organized in a specific way. There are two types of databases: open and closed. They are a relational or non-relational database; this is how data is internally stored and structured. I learned about Structured Query Language (SQL), which is the interface language used to interact with most relational databases. Web design is the process of creating websites that are seen online. It differs from other aspects of web development in that it requires innate creative skills that not everyone will have, or not be able to learn, I've learned about well-designed websites for inspiration, and I've learned how to get web design clients when What you don't have yet a portfolio or work history.

Wed. Jul. 27, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Web development

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Web development

Web development is the creation and developing of a website for the internet. A web developer creates and maintain websites, they are responsible for the technical aspects and performance and capacity of the website which measure how fast and how much traffic the site can handle. I also learned about the fundamentals of web development which explains the basic concepts used when coding in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and learning the employment/ job aspects oof web development. I learned the steps how to install Microsoft Visual Studio code, basics of HTML with CSS and the layouts of HTML and CSS

Tue. Jul. 26, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Video editing

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Video editing

Many people including I have no knowledge that a video editor is a paid job. A video editor’s job is to communicate a story or message by combining video clips and audio together. A video editor’s job can be considered as a remote job where you can work from home and on your own schedule. A video editor gets money for creative work and can get paid as a side job if you work on workdays. Video editors just don’t shoot and record video footage, but they organize the digital material. Video editors can use their knowledge and their creativity to blend to create a finished piece.

There are some important skills that one needs to have as a video editor. Some include, knowing how to solve problem in any situation, being able to create and tell a story in the director’s vision, and be a strong communicator, have technology skills and staying up to date on new technology, methods, and trends in the field.

Some people choose to be a free-lancer and others choose to be a video editor staff. A free-lancer is an independent contractor who earns wages on a per job. They are basically their own boss. And a Staff Video Editor gets a steady income and assignments, opportunity to learn from coworkers, fixed pay, and hours.

Some content to edit as a video editor are, film documentary, commercial, YouTube and personal projects.

Mon. Jul. 25, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Remote Jobs and Services

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Remote Jobs and Services

Remote employment is a type of employment that allows jobs to be done anywhere in the world at any time. Remote employment can be done from home, and where without commuting with a very flexible schedule. Techie Youth provided resources to be used to find remote jobs to pursue employment. Below are some websites that specialize in remote roles.

• We work Remotely

• AngelList Jobs

• Stack Overflow

• Remote OK

• SolidGigs

• Remotive

• And many more

Some companies that have many remote- employment opportunities are

• Amazon

• Humana

• Dell

• Aetna

• Xerox

• Automatic Data Processing

• And many more

Providing Services, Exchanging Your Skilled- Time for money

Techie Youth provides participants with service-oriented skills that enables you to exchange your skilled- time for an hourly wage. They provided writing and content creation skills to prepare participants for their remote jobs. Having a good writing skill can help you to communicate updates, events, projects, and other important topics clearly and quickly without demanding for extra time. Writing jobs requires skills like accountability and reliability which makes an employer to able to count on to meet deadlines and fulfil the tasks asked of you. It is expected that you have a great understanding of language and grammar as well as a passion for what you are writing about. As a writer, there are various types of writing potentially profitable and able to be performed remotely. These types of writing contain information on what the role is, how to perform it and how much money can be expected to be made. These are

• Magazines and journals

• Books, published and self- published

• Copywriting

• Guest blogging

• Ghostwriting

• Blogging and writing for your own website.

• And many other types of writing.

Fri. Jul. 22, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Entrepreneurship and business Leadership (Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship)

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Entrepreneurship and business Leadership (Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship.

An entrepreneur is an individual who creates a new business, bearing most of the risks such as financial risks and enjoying most of the rewards. Entrepreneurship is the process of discovering new ways of combining resources. Entrepreneurship is very risky but can be highly rewarding with economic wealth, growth, and innovation. There are types of entrepreneurs, they are Builder, opportunist, Innovator, and specialist. There are also types of Entrepreneurships, these are small business, scalable startup, large-company, and social Entrepreneurship. To be an

Entrepreneur, there are steps that are important to learn.

• Ensure Financial Stability

• Build a Diverse Skill set

• Consume content across Multiple channels

• Identify a problem to solve

• Solve that problem

• Network like crazy. That is meeting the right people that can introduce you to contacts in your industry, such as the right suppliers, financiers, and even mentors to make the difference between success and failure.

• Lead by Example

• Entrepreneurship Financing

• Resources for Entrepreneurs

• Bootstrapping for Entrepreneurs

• Small business vs. Entrepreneurship

Some skills every Entrepreneur should have in other to enjoy a great deal of profit if things go well. Below are the five highlights of such attributes.

• Communication

• Sales

• Focus

• Ability to learn

• Business Strategy.

Thu. Jul. 21, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Virtual Assistant

What I learned today at Techie Youth – Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistant job is a remotely job that provides administrative support a team of workers. As a Virtual Assistant, you need specific skills and requirement to perform your responsibilities which includes answering emails, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangement, managing contact list and many more. Most Virtual Assistants get paid 20 dollars per hour based on your location and which companies pay for virtual assistants. Some skills virtual assistant skills need to know are personal time management, bookkeeping, content management and many more.

Wed. Jul. 20, 2022

What I learned today at Techie Youth- Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance is a common practice to determine whether ra product or service meets specified requirements. The job of Quality Assurance is to make sure that the software, and sometimes hardware, works the way that the client expects it to. Software Testing Life Cycle is used by Quality Assurance tester to improve the results of their Quality Assurance efforts. There are two types of Software Testing. That is White box testing and Black box testing. There are two types of Intro testing – that is Smoke and Sanity testing and Regression testing. Smoke and sanity testing is used because they are less time consuming and check the core functionalities of the code. Regression test is used check overall quality after a modification is made to an existing code and ensuring the change does not impact other related areas.

Having a website is not the work that needs to be done. When you have a website that is informative, accessible, and user friendly, to maintain all these qualities, the website should be well tested, and this process is called web testing. Every content and website need to be tested in other to make the content understandable and useful to readers and users.

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022

What I learned at Techie Youth today: Health and productivity, Stress management and identifying positive role models and mentors.

What I learned at Techie Youth today: Health and productivity, Stress management and identifying positive role models and mentors.

Health is related to productivity and health can improve a person’s productivity by improving their physical capacity. Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being. A person’s physical and mental is a very important factor affecting an individual’s ability too access and complete given work. Physical exercise is a way a person can take care of them selves including balanced diet. Mental health is another important means to support an effort towards professional and personal work. In the process of improving your heart, stress can be risk factor that attacks one’s body and health. To manage stress, there are some few tips that needs to learn.

• Making yourself happy. Choosing things you like, things you wish to do, controlling your own emotions and how to react to situations.

• Controlling yourself. Don’t let other people control you, remaining calm even when bad things happen.

• Lower your expectations. Don’t be hard on yourself. Life has its ups and downs, and every person have their positive traits and something they are thankful for.

• Setting goals to better yourself. Establishing a purpose and meaning to your life to make you feel better about yourself.

It is important to have someone to look up to. In terms of your health when having difficulties being healthy and productive. Someone you can talk when you stress, when you need help, and that person is a role model. This person can help you achieve the goals and standard set for yourself. Having someone to look up to is important and the role models are to inspire and motivate them. Mentors and mentees are needed to form personal connection to be able to openly discuss sensitive and significant topics.

Remember that having someone you look up to and a mentor, being healthy and productive, manage stress you would need dedicate time and effort to be effective.

Fri. Jul. 15, 2022

Time management – what I learned today at Techie youth

Time management – what I learned today at Techie youth

Time management is the ability to use one’s time effectively or productively. Time management is important because it is the key to efficient working and critical skill. Time management helps one to prioritize tasks, so they do not rush to complete a project. It is important because it increases the quality of one’s work. At techie youth, I learned how to maximize the value of time and how to calculate what your time is worth. Some important skills that help an individual manage his/or her time better includes organization, prioritization, goal setting, communication, planning and stress management. These skills are used to enhance one’s skills and help improve efficiency and productivity. To me, the most key factor in managing time efficiently is organization and planning. In other to organize and plan, you need to know what schedule looks like and how many times do you repeat activity in a day. It is important to use time productively because time is very important and irreplaceable. Knowing how to spend time wisely helps save money and lives. Managing your time does not happen overnight, every day is a new opportunity to expand skills, increase your assets and advance oneself. It is important not to only work hard and manage time wisely but to setting aside a free time for yourself, which will help with personal growth in ways that are fun and exciting. It is important to plan day because it will help hold you accountable to stay focused on your planned activities for your productivity to improve.

Thu. Jul. 14, 2022

Financial Awareness and financial management – I learned this at Techie Youth Today

Financial Awareness and financial management – I learned this at Techie Youth Today

I learned about financial awareness and financial management, and taxation in the United States. There are 4 types of taxes taken away from their gross income. Gross income is what you get paid at your job and Net income is how much you have remaining after taxes. There are two types of taxes, and these are Income tax and FICA tax. The income tax includes Federal income tax, State income and local/City tax. FICA tax includes social security and Medicare taxes. The United States economy is the largest and one of the most open economies in the world, representing approximately 22% of the gross world product.

It is important to have knowledge and awareness about your finances and know how to manage to avoid impulse spending. Financial awareness is important because it helps people manage their financial assets and improve their standard of living. It is important for student and participant here at Techie Youth to know about their financial affair and how to manage because it would help improve one way of life. Avoiding impulse spending and knowing the difference between need and want. I estimated my net income for my summer job and accounted for my cost of living in the city I live in. As young youth, it is important to budget your finances because it is the best ways to improve your financial management skills.