Breaking Into Tech at Any Age or Career Stage | March 30

Free
Wednesday, 30 March, 2022
8 9:15 pm EDT
Seattle (Online)

About This Event

We’ve worked with thousands of job seekers--many of whom are looking to break into tech for the first time. And when we ask what barriers they perceive about breaking into tech, we hear things like: being too old, being too young, not having enough experience, having too much experience, not wanting to "start over", and not knowing if there’s space for YOU specifically in the tech industry. The truth? You do belong!

Regardless of your target role or age, we believe there is a place for EVERYONE in the tech industry. That doesn’t mean every company is a match, but the truth is: you don’t need every company to be a match. So whether you are fresh out of an educational program, burnt out in your current career, don’t have a degree, or at the end of your career (and all of the spaces in between), we want you to join us.

So come hang with WorkWell Founders, Whitney and Lucy, for a community-centric workshop that you’ll walk away from with tools, knowledge, and connections to take empowered steps toward your new job in tech. They’ve coached 1000+ people into high-paying tech jobs and know exactly what it takes to land both technical and non-technical roles at a company you are actually excited about!

About the Instructor

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Co-Founder, WorkWell

Whitney's career began in the service and retail industries, waiting tables in Washington, DC and supporting people at Apple's genius bar. While her career meandered through multiple industries, including higher education, edtech, and wellness, the theme throughout has always been her love of empowering people. She broke into the Silicon Valley tech scene in 2015 with a stealth mode startup as the 8th hire after getting fired from her corporate job and has been thriving ever since. She started coaching job seekers pursuing roles in tech a few years later and is now the Co-Founder of WorkWell, a Job Search and Interview Skills Accelerator that has supported 1000+ folks break into and thrive in the tech industry. She loves guiding job seekers to high paying jobs they are excited about making more money than they thought possible.

About Our Partners

WorkWell's Founders, Lucy Basta and Whitney Cole, have coached 1000+ marketing and sales professionals, lawyers, engineers, product managers, customer success and finance folks, and more to successfully land jobs in high paying tech companies, including Apple, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Tesla, Airbnb and dozens of other industry leaders. They excel in supporting job seekers effectively break into tech from industries such as retail, education, hospitality, healthcare, and non-profit.

WorkWell’s programs are designed to guide clients to identify their unique value add in today’s market to land the most competitive job offers in tech. Through WorkWell’s programs, clients will create an effective job search plan, master the skill of interviewing, and build their networks to powerfully land their dream jobs, all while developing essential interpersonal skills that will empower them to thrive for the rest of their careers. Learn more about WorkWell: www.weworkwell.io.

Coaching has been a transformational tool in their lives and allows them to be of service to others in a deeply meaningful way. What continues to drive them is witnessing their clients develop, embody their power and flourish! They believe that a fulfilling career that pays well has a massive impact on all areas of life and are motivated to help others achieve results in this space.

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