Female Engineers at Bloomberg Share Words of Wisdom
Below is an article originally written by PowerToFly Partner Bloomberg, and published on September 25, 2018. Go to Bloomberg's page on PowerToFly to see their open positions and learn more.
For anyone at the beginning of their career, sound advice from someone more experienced can be invaluable. This is especially true in the ever-evolving (and majority male) world of technology. Being a woman in tech presents both opportunities and challenges, making guidance from others in the industry all the more important.
Here, with that in mind, female engineers at Bloomberg share the bits of wisdom they've learned in creating and growing their own dynamic, challenging, and rewarding careers in technology.
I know that the idea of being a stay-at-home mom with a full-time remote job might sound like a dream (if you're reading this, it may well be yours!), but juggling so many distinct responsibilities with no physical barriers to help you establish boundaries is hard. Like really hard.
Let's face it, interviews are stressful. Every company has its own way of determining whether or not you're going to be a good fit for their organization. The secret sauce is in their bag of questions.
Making a career change is not uncommon. In fact, oftentimes it's totally necessary to pivot careers in order to continue developing your skillset.
However, what's more terrifying than making a career change itself? How about writing a cover letter that convinces a hiring manager that you're actually capable of making the change and being successful...