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Power Up Webinar: Tips for returning or pivoting to a career in tech

Return to work webinar

ARTICLE SUMMARY

In case you missed our power-up webinar the first time around, you can find the full video below. If you’re looking to return or transition to the tech sector, the timing couldn’t be better.

The demand for tech talent is high, but If you left a tech career behind to care for your family or are looking to transition into tech for the first time, how do you get noticed by hiring managers when you lack recent experience?

In this 40-minute session, hosted by SheCanCode, our experts shared their tips and advice on how to return to tech and how to make a career transition.

SPEAKERS

BECA PARKER, MID-LEVEL DEVELOPER, REDGATE

BECA PARKER, MID-LEVEL DEVELOPER, REDGATE

Beca became a developer in her 30s by re-training with the Makers Academy bootcamp.
She now works as a Software Engineer at Redgate Software, where she writes code and automated tests for database tools.

VALLIMALAR KARTHICK, DATA OPS ENGINEER, THE VERY GROUP

VALLIMALAR KARTHICK, DATA OPS ENGINEER, THE VERY GROUP

Valli is working as a Data Ops Engineer at The Very Group. She joined The Very Group 6 months ago after a career break. She couldn’t imagine a return to work without the support and help she received from her manager and colleagues.

ASHWAQ SALIM, ASSOCIATE DATA SCIENTIST, MOONPIG

ASHWAQ SALIM, ASSOCIATE DATA SCIENTIST, MOONPIG

Ash is an Associate Data Scientist at Moonpig, where she uses her skills and knowledge to help the company make data-driven decisions. Recently, she completed a Masters in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, which has equipped her with the latest tools and techniques in this field.

Ash is passionate about exploring the intersectionalities of being a woman of color and the evolution of the tech industry. She believes that diversity and inclusivity are crucial in the tech industry, and strives to be an advocate for underrepresented groups in this field. She is excited to be part of a generation that is driving change in the tech industry and creating a more equitable future for all.

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