"At Male-Dominated Events, It Can Go In Different Directions. Quiet Voices Can Get Lost."
"It was good to hear from women in games. To see how they got their start and what they were working on." —Damola Thompson, QA Engineer, 3D Artist
Instigating change comes at a high cost.
And I hope we can all agree that when it comes to instigating a more inclusive and diverse workplace, diversity in thought and leadership leads to a stellar ROI.
As Alice says in the video above, "At male-dominated events, it can go in different directions, and quiet voices can get lost. Tonight is a space where that didn't happen so much, and everyone was able to say what they wanted. I think you should definitely come to a PowerToFly event." - Alice Parsons, Illustrator.
We had a blast meeting everyone at our Zynga event in London. For those of you who couldn't make it, we've got great news -- > Zynga is hiring!
I have a friend whose discerning toddler refuses to eat her preschool lunch unless it's in a bento box. I get it; baby carrots are much more appealing when stacked in their little compartment than not. That made me think: when did adult lunchtime stop being fun? When did a soggy sandwich brought from home or a $12 bowl of greens, scarfed down in 10 minutes while scrolling through emails, come to define midday sustenance? Enter adult lunchables.
A Q&A with Netskope's Senior Engineering Manager May Yan
May Yan has spent most of her impressive decades-long engineering career in California, but I asked her to take me back to the beginning — to when she first moved to the Golden State from China to get her Master's Degree in Computer Engineering at Santa Clara University. Were there any challenges, I wondered, as she adjusted to life and corporate culture in the U.S.?
It's pretty common in your 20s and 30s to feel like you're treading water financially – dealing with the immediate bills and expenses and not thinking too far beyond the next year or two. But this is the ideal time to think about the financial objectives you want to achieve. The best rewards don't come without risks, and there's no better time to start setting goals and taking chances.
In an interview, it's hard to anticipate what questions an interviewer will ask, but there is one that they are guaranteed to ask every single time (and it may be the most important question of the interview): "Do you have any questions for me?"