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Charting a Course to Your Dream Job

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As a technology professional, your career path can and probably will take many directions. The challenge is determining which directions are right for you. Are you no longer learning or growing at work? Do you want to change jobs but don’t know where to start? Do you feel stuck on a narrowly-defined path that doesn’t excite you? Whether you're just starting out or are the most experienced person on your team, this workshop will help you determine what's next in your career.

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Charting a Course to Your Dream Job

  1. 1. Charting a Course to Your Dream Job Cassandra Faris Kim Preece @cassandrafaris @KimberlyAPreece
  2. 2. Gap Conversation • Pair up with the person next to you • Think of a modern-day object • Pretend your partner is from 100 years ago • Spend up to 5 minutes explaining the object to your partner • Switch roles and repeat using a different object
  3. 3. Group Formation Form into groups of 4 & share the following information: • Childhood career goal • Educational background • Current job • Hobbies
  4. 4. Today’s Agenda Takeaways & Next Steps Identifying Opportunities Career Path Reflection Career Goals Reflection
  5. 5. Today’s Agenda Career Path Reflection Career Goals Reflection Identifying Opportunities Takeaways & Next Steps
  6. 6. Kim’s Career Journey What a long, strange trip it’s been MEDICAL ASSISTING B.A. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SUBSTITUTE TEACHING TEMPORARY LABOR RECRUITER MEDICAL RECRUITER TECHNICAL RECRUITER
  7. 7. Cassandra’s Career Journey What a long, strange trip it’s been B.A. PHILOSOPHY LAW SCHOOL DROPOUT INSURANCE SALES MBA ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP WAREHOUSE RECRUITER TECHNICAL RECRUITER TECH COMMUNITY ADVOCATE
  8. 8. It’s OK if you don’t know what you want to be when you grow up
  9. 9. Signs It’s Time to Plan a Career Move • Not learning • No career path • No investment in growth • Title-only promotion • Company changes • Instability • Relocation • Dread work • Bad leadership • Unlikable coworkers
  10. 10. What We Think We Should Do Follow a pre-set career path Learn the latest tech or methodology Get more years of experience
  11. 11. What We Should Also Do Understand your business Figure out what you want to do next Learn communication skills Mentor & teach others Get out of your comfort zone
  12. 12. Technical skills are not the only career skills you need
  13. 13. Career Path Reflection Likes & dislikes Favorite/fulfilling projects Why you’re in tech Most challenging project
  14. 14. Career Path Reflection
  15. 15. Career Path Discussion
  16. 16. Today’s Agenda Career Goals Reflection Identifying Opportunities Takeaways & Next Steps Career Path Reflection
  17. 17. Determining Career Goals
  18. 18. Identifying Priorities Location Culture Growth Perks . Compensation Equity Education . Size
  19. 19. Examining Values Yours? Your employer’s?
  20. 20. Company culture is not: Company culture is:
  21. 21. Values & Priorities Reflection
  22. 22. Values & Priorities Discussion
  23. 23. Your priorities and values help you limit and guide your career
  24. 24. Career Goals Reflection Things you want to learn Strengths & weaknesses Someone you admire Dream job
  25. 25. Career Goals Reflection
  26. 26. Career Goals Discussion
  27. 27. Break See you in 15 minutes * *Obligatory CodeMash bacon mention
  28. 28. Today’s Agenda Career Goals Reflection Identifying Opportunities Takeaways & Next Steps Career Path Reflection
  29. 29. Communication with your manager is the key to internal career growth
  30. 30. Identify Internal Opportunities Communicate goals to your manager Be proactive Identify relevant training Ask forgiveness, not permission* *Use sparingly and with care
  31. 31. Researching Internal Opportunities
  32. 32. Training • Know how you learn • Invest in yourself
  33. 33. Learn by Teaching •Area of expertise •Deeper understanding •Communication skills
  34. 34. You will learn by being active in the tech community
  35. 35. Professional Networking Online • LinkedIn groups • Slack • Github
  36. 36. Professional Networking Offline • Meetups • Tech events • Non-profits • Volunteering
  37. 37. Career changes rely on transferrable skills What you already know What you need to learn
  38. 38. Identify External Opportunities Learn professional skills Talk to people in your desired role Find a mentor Build a network
  39. 39. Job Search Resources • Indeed • Stack Overflow Jobs • LinkedIn • Company websites • Your network
  40. 40. You need to understand the value to bring to an employer
  41. 41. Identifying Opportunities: Reflection
  42. 42. Identifying Opportunities: Discussion
  43. 43. Resume Tailoring
  44. 44. Resume Tailoring
  45. 45. Resume Discussion
  46. 46. Today’s Agenda Career Goals Reflection Identifying Opportunities Takeaways & Next Steps Career Path Reflection
  47. 47. How do you know you’re succeeding? • Practical considerations • Feedback from others • Treatment by others • Are you happy!?
  48. 48. You’ll know your career is on the right course when you’re happy at work
  49. 49. Q & A
  50. 50. Thank you! @KimberlyAPreece kim.preece@improving.com @cassandrafaris cassandra.faris@gmail.com

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