Celebrating 7 years at Microsoft and my first 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.
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There is a lot of advice online for people interested in joining Microsoft as a Software Engineers.
In this post, I decided to share with you my first-hand experience and answer the most common questions I’m receiving throughout my career from Developers interested in working at Microsoft.
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I’m sure that my article will help you clarify some of your doubts as well as get a better understanding of how to get a Software Engineering role at Microsoft.
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*please note that the below answers are based on my work experience and refers to Engineering teams in Europe
What a year it was! After 9 years in tech recruitment (and 6 amazing years at the Microsoft Engineering Recruitment team as a Talent Sourcer) I’ve finally reached my goal of becoming a Software Engineer at Microsoft!
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I was thinking about writing this kind of a summary of my journey into software engineering for quite some time. And even though it is still ongoing, I decided to share it as I truly believe that “sharing is caring”: maybe it will inspire someone else to follow their dreams, maybe someone is also learning how to code and is having one of the “Omg, I don’t know anything and can’t code” moments. Whatever the reason is, I hope you’ll enjoy reading it 😉
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