Land a Nontechnical Job in the Tech Industry
Adult Enrichment / Career, Technology & Finance -
Do you feel stuck in your current job or career unable to grow to the next level? While the tech landscape is hot in Boston, opportunities abound for nontechnical professionals too. Learn about how you can transition your career and enjoy the high salary, benefits, and perks of a technology company. In this class, you will learn about types of tech companies and identify how your current skills can be a great asset by using skills matrix methodology. You will learn the tools and processes to build a strong resume and get practice time with a hiring manager who will share tips on making connections.
Gamze Saunders is an experienced leader with over 15 years of experience in executive roles with responsibilities including hiring, managing, and developing both individual contributors and senior leaders. Gamze started her career as a software developer and took leadership roles in technology companies in consulting, account management, product and project management. She oversaw the operations of globally distributed teams in North America, Europe, and the Middle East and supported more than 100 team members to grow their careers to reach their full potential. Gamze feels passionate about creating equal opportunity and diversifying the workforce in the technology world.