Becoming a Software Engineer at Microsoft [Q and A]

Becoming a Software Engineer at Microsoft [Q and A]

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 the most common questions I’m receiving throughout my career from Developers interested in working at Microsoft, together with my answers.
*please note that the below answers are based on my work experience and refers to Engineering teams in Europe

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Tips for IT Recruiters and Talent Sourcers for increasing their knowledge and tech skills!

Tips for IT Recruiters and Talent Sourcers for increasing their knowledge and tech skills!

Whether you’re just starting your career in recruitment or already have several years of experience those tips will help you increase your knowledge, skills & become a better partner for candidates and Hiring Managers.

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Remote onboarding? Here are 6 tips how to not go crazy

Remote onboarding? Here are 6 tips how to not go crazy

I was always quite sure 2 things will never happen: working 100% remotely and starting remotely as a Junior Software Engineer. But then the covid came and as you can imagine everything changed – I’m working from home since mid-March and I recently moved internally and joined Microsoft Teams Prague team.

I had many thoughts in my head (mostly negative) and I wasn’t sure how I will manage this 100% remote mode. Also starting new role while being away from the team isn’t super easy, but so far all is good 🙂 Below are some tips that helped me go through remote onboarding and I want to share them with you.

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My journey into Software Engineering

My journey into Software Engineering

I was thinking about writing this kind of a summary of my journey 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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