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Teachers Pay Teachers

How This Product Manager Prototypes Her Own Career: Insight from Teachers Pay Teachers’ Brooke Henderer

Prototypes are to product managers what decks are to consultants.

They're a way to showcase one vision of the future—to give people an opportunity to experience it and to decide whether to pursue it.

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Career Advice

How Veracode’s Kim Beauchemin Stayed Agile Through 3 Company Transformations

When Kim Beauchemin is leading new backpackers on a hike, there are certain rules she always follows.

"We go in groups, and every group I lead is a team. We hike together, we stay together, and if the weather's bad, we all don't go to the summit, we turn around and go back down because we're a team," says Kim, who lives in Massachusetts and is a leader with the Appalachian Mountain Club.

Those are the same principles, more or less, that Kim, the Director of Engineering and Agile Practice at application security company Veracode, has used to manage herself and her team at work through several company transformations.

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CarGurus

"Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone into a New Time Zone"

Below is an article originally written by Kate Kalil, Account Executive II, EMEA, at PowerToFly Partner CarGurus, and published on April 4, 2019. Go to CarGurus' page on PowerToFly to see their open positions and learn more.

Can I let you in on a little secret? I've never traveled abroad. And, man, I hate Guinness.

I met Wendy Harris, our Vice President of European Sales, at the August Women in Sales Event hosted at CarGurus. Wendy gave an inspiring presentation in which she shared insights into her career path, what she looks for when hiring sales people and challenges that she faced personally and professionally. One of the topics she spoke about was an opportunity she had to step out of her comfort zone and join a growing team and learn something new. She described this opportunity as the path less traveled. In the midst of her presentation, I started to think about my own experiences.

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