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5 tips on how to stay productive while “WORKING REMOTELY”

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Joanita Nassiwa

Refactory

March 30, 2020

With the recent outbreak of COVID 19, many things have come to a standstill as quarantine(staying home) has become the best method of keeping safe. However, it has become evident the need to work from home. Now, for some, this can be very exciting but for others, it can cause anxiety and a sense of unease. That’s why it’s important to create an environment that will help you stay sane and more importantly productive. Allow us to share with you a couple of tips on how to stay productive.

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A conversation with a stranger

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Joanita Nassiwa

Refactory

March 29, 2020

I gather the month of March and the year 2020 has started off on a rather difficult note, bearing in mind the coronavirus pandemic that leaves many worried and in quarantine. Well, here at Refactory, we haven’t lost all hope, so allow us to share some inspiring stories of ladies making a difference in their communities through the Refactory program. Remember Sandra Nanteza, one of the students here at Refactory who came through a partnership with Educating the Children? Here’s a little more about her and the powerful story behind the woman she is today.

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We need more women in the tech space

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Joanita Nassiwa

Refactory

March 16, 2020

The month of March is typically one in which women are celebrated for their resilience, courage and their nurturing spirit. However, one of the things that are hard to ignore is the fact that women are typically underrepresented in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

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Always know your "Why"

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Joanita Nassiwa

Refactory

March 13, 2020

For Beatrice, Refactory came at a time when her mother had chased her from home insisting that she find a job. “Coming from a family of nine, I was used to living with so many people. But now I had to learn to go about life by myself. That was the hardest time of my life and also the lowest I had ever been.” Beatrice recalls.

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Salesman turned software developer

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Joanita Nassiwa

Refactory

March 6, 2020

The day started like any other day, I woke up got dressed and made my way to work went through my day just like I always do and at the end of the day I quit my job. Now you must be wondering why? Ronnie one of the boot camp students who recently concluded a project with Laboremus shares his journey with Refactory and the man he is today.

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What is Refactory?

Refactory is a program that makes tech talents job-ready.

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