You Had Me at Hello World Mentoring Sessions with Industry Leaders at Microsoft Facebook Google Amazon Zynga and more Would you like the chance to have a mentoring session with a VP Director or other influential leader from Facebook Google Microsoft Rent The Runway Zynga Textio and many others I did So I schedul
Title: You Had Me at "Hello, World": Mentoring Sessions with Industry Leaders at Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Zynga and more!
Author: Dona Sarkar
Format: Kindle Edition
Would you like the chance to have a mentoring session with a VP, Director or other influential leader from Facebook, Google, Microsoft Rent The Runway, Zynga, Textio and many others I did So I scheduled time with these awesome people to pick their brains and share what I learned with my mentees Guess what They did not tell me to write cleaner code or designWould you like the chance to have a mentoring session with a VP, Director or other influential leader from Facebook, Google, Microsoft Rent The Runway, Zynga, Textio and many others I did So I scheduled time with these awesome people to pick their brains and share what I learned with my mentees Guess what They did not tell me to write cleaner code or design elegant architecture Instead they shared with me their career acumen secrets, things they wished they had learned at school, but instead have had to learn the hard way.rough years of experience In this book, you will hear these leaders secrets around Finding and using your superpowers , the qualities that make you completely unique and memorable A script for how to negotiate your salary in a non aggressive way and influence your managers and peers from day one How to do that infamous networking thing everyone talks about, especially if you re not a networking event kind of person How to have professional presence that sets you apart from everyone else How to hit the ground running in the first 100 days and be the rockstar employee everyone talks about and wishes they could hire of I ve had all kinds of adventures during my 10 years of engineering at Microsoft but my absolute favorite thing has been building relationships, speaking to, and mentoring people both in and out of the tech industry on how to achieve their career goals while still being themselves When I interviewed 25 tech leaders for advice on the questions I get over and over, I wanted to share it with than just my mentees This book is full of practical, do today things as well as scripts and email templates that we have all actually used Read the book and let s talk I love reaching and meeting new people and you can now consider me in your network and I hope I can do the same for you My best always, Dona