Testers' Island Discs Ep 8 - Gem Hill
19th January 2018

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We kick-off the new year with podcast legend Gem Hill, who shares her thoughts about the challenges of starting a new role, finding allies within an organisation, and the quest to improve awareness around mental health in tech.

Gem selects a raucous set of songs with some colourful lyrics in places, and there are multiple other avenues of cross-podcast chat as we discuss testing, movies and a sneak peek into season two of Inner Pod.

If you'd like to get in touch with Gem, or to request a link to the mental health Slack group which Gem references, you can reach her on Twitter @Gem_Hill, @LetsTalkTests and @InnerPod!

Gem's Links:
Gem's talk "AUT: Anxiety Under Test" from TestBash Manchester 2017
Let's Talk About Tests, Baby
Inner Pod
BBC Taster - Tell Me Your Secrets
BBC Taster - The Mermaid's Tears (content warning: child death)
Amazon.co.uk: Michael D. Watkins - The First 90 Days
LTATB Ep #90 - New job weirdness
GoFundMe: Give4Greg (The Delays - Greg Gilbert)
Geek Mental Help Week
Testers.io Testing Chat
Patreon - Gem Hill
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

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