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Be A Star At Your Next Networking Event
In a world where we text more than we talk, networking face-to- has become more important than ever for personal and professional success. Sure, attending networking events can be nerve-racking, but stepping outside of your comfort zone can lead to huge opportunities! Take it from PowerToFly community member Meg Duffy, who was randomly selected during a recent event to share her 30 second pitch in front of a large audience.Nerve racking? Yes. Rewarding? Absolutely, so that's why we are gearing up for more events at PowerToFly to put you in front of companies that care - see all that's happening here. Keep reading to see how you can hold a PowerToFly event in your city! And you can always become a PowerToFly VIP to get access to trainings on public speaking and more.
FEATURED COMPANY OF THE WEEK: CENTURYLINK
CenturyLink is the second largest telecommunications provider in the U.S. Glen Post, CenturyLink's CEO, has been vocal about adding more women to the massive company. Glen has been quoted as saying, "A diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths in a competitive global marketplace."Check out CenturyLink's benefits and endorsements:
- Well Connected Program - designed to help you achieve a state of balance in your personal and professional life
- Tuition Assistance - to increase effectiveness in your current position
- Maternity leave - up to 12 weeks
- Fitness Reimbursement - nice!
- CenturyLink recognized in Diversity Magazine's Top 50 Employers List for their STEM Workforce
- Level 3, a division of Century Link, selected as Military Times' "Best for Vets: Employers 2017"
The pandemic's impact on collaborative software company Quip's technical recruiting team started slowly.
First, their roster of engineering interviewers started to dwindle as rising concerns about COVID-19 led some of them to start working from home in January and February, remembers technical recruiter Grace Kim. "We needed to rethink how we conducted our onsite interviews with a limited pool," she says.
Brittany Boardman went to her first interview with Stack Overflow without expecting much.
"I'm not technical, I'm not an engineer. And I wasn't necessarily looking [for a new job]. But Stack just blew me away," says Brittany of her first exposure to the company behind the world's largest and most trusted software developer and technologist community. "The people I met that day seemed like they genuinely liked coming to work. There was this cohesive belief in what the company was doing. I was converted pretty quickly after that interview—Stack was somewhere I wanted to join."
7 Tips from SoftwareONE's Khristy Young
Khristy Young is used to working hard.
She came to the U.S. from the Philippines at 19, computer science degree in hand, and landed her first job in tech, working in frontline support, at 21.
Balancing two full-time jobs — as a mom and [insert your title here] — has never been easy. Add to that the stress of the holiday season and a global pandemic, and your brain may well feel ready to explode.
If you're feeling overwhelmed these days, you're not alone. Hear how Ping Del Giudice, Director of Revenue Operations at Chainalysis and mother of two, has been coping amidst the chaos. (Spoiler alert: she's perfected her multitasking skills.)
What are your best work-life integration tips during this challenging time? Let us know in the comments.
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