Congrats on your upcoming interview(s)! Everyone knows how important it is to prepare for them so today I’m sharing my “to do” list with you. Good luck with your interviews!Continue reading “Interview preparation checklist”
I’ve officially said “goodbye” to tech recruitment in July 2020. During those fantastic 9+ years, I worked on many hiring projects: from bringing completely new disciplines to the company, building new teams, to help growing existing ones.
As you can imagine I had a chance to partner with many Managers and… I decided to share some insights from those recruitment processes (no names here, but be prepared for some gifs). All of the below had happened to me and my colleagues from the recruitment team (this is a mix of #TrueStories from various companies I worked in).
My goal is to show you what mistakes you should avoid and how you can become a great Hiring Manager that every recruitment team would love to work with!Continue reading “Hiring Managers, you’re doing it wrong!”
Celebrating 7 years at Microsoft and my 1st year as a Software Engineer after the career change: from recruitment to software engineering role at ‘Microsoft Teams’ Prague team!
This post will be a mix of my thoughts/learnings from my 1st year as a Software Engineer at Microsoft: it is not about “I delivered x amount of features in XYZ areas” or “I had a chance to do this and that”. Quite the opposite: it’s a very personal post about what was happening with me, what challenges I was overcoming. And while I knew that changing my career won’t be easy, I think I didn’t expect some of the below to happen.
I don’t see many posts of what is really going ‘behind the scene’ with those who went through a career change this is why I’m sharing below. Hopefully, you can be better prepared and avoid some of the things I’ve experienced.
p.s. if you start thinking “Is she really happy about that career change?” then I can assure you that yes 🙂 !
p.s. 2 If you want to know more about my journey into software engineering, then please check this post. My review of 2020 can be found here. And here’s where you can read how my remote onboarding looked like.Continue reading “Career change: my 1st year as a Software Engineer at Microsoft”
This post is dedicated to all of you who will be soon/are currently looking for a new (software) engineering job. I decided to gather all my articles related to job search preparation in one place to make it easier for you. Happy job hunting!Continue reading “Job search preparation checklist”
While there is no magic formula for a perfect CV, you should always aim to have it updated and tailored for a role(s) you’re planning to apply for. Check what information my “must-have” CV would include.Continue reading “How to write a CV?”
Looking for a job is not an easy task, and sometimes sending CVs might not be enough. It’s good to have a plan thanks to which you’ll increase your chances of getting a job!Continue reading “How to look for a job?”