How can I break into top tech?
First I'd ask yourself - why you care about getting into top tech so much. The company brand doesn't matter as much as what you're really doing day to day. I always encourage my clients and others to ask themselves why it's important to them to work at a big company. Once you figure that out you'll probably realize that you want something else - stability, money status or something else altogether. If you're having trouble working through this we can work through this in a coaching session
. You can also read about my journey into top tech in my blog.
How does career coaching work?
I'll work closely with you to understand your dreams and goals. We will develop a plan of action and get you to where you want to be. You can find a more detailed explanation of what we'll do on my webpage on career coaching.
What do you use to draw your doodles?
For digital illustrations I use procreate and draw on the iPad. Occasionally I also edit these on canva.com. I also draw on paper and use a variety of sketch pens and markers to make these.
Can you review my resume?
Yes - I can do this if you book time with me as a part of a coaching session. You can book time on my calendly
. You might also find my article about resume reviews insightful.
How should I prep for my tech interview? Can you give me a mock interview?
You can read my tips on prepping for resumes in my article about acing your tech interview
! You can get a mock interview by booking a session with me. You can book time on my calendly
What does a PM do? Describe your job for me.
I describe this in detail in my blog about about the most common questions I get about being a new grad PM
. It's a vague job description so I completely understand the confusion.
Can you get me a job at Microsoft?
The short answer - no. I'm not a hiring manager or a recruiter. If you're interested in applying for a job at Microsoft please check jobs.microsoft.com
for available positions. The long answer - we can work through your career goals through career coaching.