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Career Advice

From Writer to World Traveler to Tech Lead (and Mom!)

How 2U's Liza Ramo Sessler Manages Professional & Personal Growth

Liza Ramo Sessler isn't afraid of change. In fact, she's built a life around embracing it.

From starting out her career in PR to working as a technical writer at IBM, from leaving that job to attend a coding boot camp and transition careers again, and from taking a break from being a coding instructor to travel the world for over a year, Liza is no stranger to transitioning between industries, roles, and locations.

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How to Grow Your Career Without Leaving Your Company: A Conversation with Greenhouse's Lauren Allanson

Lauren Allanson has had three jobs in five years and hasn't had to move offices once.

That's because all of her recent career changes have been at Greenhouse, the hiring software company, headquartered in New York. Lauren began working there as a recruiter, then moved into product management before becoming a project manager.

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"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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