The interviewing process is constantly evolving, especially in the tech industry. What can candidates do to best prepare themselves for these experiences?
For this panel, we've invited software engineers from various companies to come and talk to us about the processes they've seen or experienced and share how might you can succeed at these interviews.
If you have a burning question you'd like us to ask on your behalf, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/DN9Ck7H9FvSHjdaA7. We'll do our best to incorporate your questions!
6:00 - 6:20 pm: Registration + Mingle
6:20 - 8:00pm: Panel
8:00 - 8:30 pm: Networking
Food and drinks will be provided by our host, Workable!
*Panelists* (bios below)
- Aishwarya Bhadouria
- Lily Barrett
- Erica Manoppo
- Amanda Muñoz
- Monica Hirst
Workable (https://www.workable.com/) is the world’s leading hiring platform. We give in-house recruiters and hiring teams more ways to find more qualified candidates, and help them work together to identify and hire the best. Since 2012, more than 20,000 companies have used Workable to hire one million candidates.
AISHWARYA BHADOURIA is a Consultant for Cloud and DevOps at Slalom Consulting. Her primary work uses AWS, cloud transformations, and CI/CD development in client-facing roles. She is the founder and co-lead for Slalom’s Women in Technology group, and is passionate about impact driven initiatives using technology for those in need. She is also a Forbes 30 under 30 Fellow and Scholar and a regular contributor for the Slalom Technology Blog.
LILY BARRETT (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lilybarrett) is a software developer with a B.A. in English Literature. Prior to working in tech, she worked in politics, urban education, and public media. In 2015, she transitioned into tech by way of Boston's Launch Academy, a full-stack web development bootcamp. In January 2019, she helped found Inclusive Tech Lab, a meetup committed to creating a safe space for anyone who feels left out of "traditional" tech spaces to come and learn new skills together. She also co-organizes the Boston TypeScript meetup, travels widely, and geeks out about creative writing and robots on her blog, lilydbarrett.com.
ERICA MANOPPO (https://twitter.com/e2amCoffeeRun) is currently a software engineer at Crayon and has been on engineering teams for Boston-based startups for the past four years. Her work has spanned multiple industries, guided by opportunities to build technology and use data to tackle challenging problems that require the collaboration of diverse groups. Erica is passionate about equity in access to educational and economic opportunities, advocating for inclusive hiring practices and team environments that foster a culture of continuous learning.
AMANDA MUÑOZ (https://twitter.com/amandamunoz) is senior full-stack software engineer and consultant. She currently works at Pivotal Labs, where she works across industries to build effective product development teams and lean software products. Amanda enjoys exploring the similarities in different programming languages and web frameworks, and constantly teaching and learning from others. She's currently obsessed with architecting software to be as simple as possible for developers to work in, and her two cats.
MONICA HIRST - Bio coming soon!
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