This group is for anyone interested in a career in the tech industry to improve their economic opportunity or already working in the tech industry and interested in another tech career path. The goal of this meetup group is to increases public awareness of tech job opportunities, helps people make informed decisions about career, education and training options, understand the skill-sets employers are looking for, and navigate the available resources and training programs that will result in the necessary skills acquisition and/or certifications.
This group will meet every other month showcasing different career paths as well as recurring workshops on the following topics depending on where you are in your journey.
• Not sure where to start or which career path is right for you • Developing the necessary skills and assessing your competency level • Gaining an understanding of what it takes to conceive, design, develop and ship products. • Opportunities that exists to gain early professional work experience. • How to put your best foot forward when you might not have the professional experience • How to succeed in the workplace and grow your career • Networking with local employees and peers
This group is also for tech professionals looking for avenues for social impact with your technical expertise / background to help bridge skills and opportunity gaps in tech.