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How to Prepare for Interviews (Part 3 of 5): Researching Companies & Industries (With Screenshots & Examples)
Are you switching industries? No problem. Here's exactly what you need to do to research your company and industry to[...]
“I thought my interview answers were 9 out of 10”: Landing her Dream Job at LinkedIn – Emily’s Story
Emily has worked in tech for 6 years and always wanted to get into a larger firm. Even though she[...]
Getting into Salesforce as a Diversity Recruiter using my FREE Resources – Afton’s Story
"I'm a recruiter! I've come from a recruitment background. And even for me, it was at a different level getting[...]
Getting into Amazon as an Industrial Engineer – Tolu’s Story
Chris was applying to a lot of jobs online as a Product Manager but wasn't hearing back. He's hired coaches[...]
Product Manager Interview/Resume: The Unconventional Way – Chris’ Story
Chris was applying to a lot of jobs online as a Product Manager but wasn't hearing back. He's hired coaches[...]
How I Got Into Tech (Google) As a Marketer in 3 Simple Steps
Whether you’re working in an agency, in-house marketing department, or freelancing, it's not easy being a marketer. You probably stepped[...]
Leaving Academia: A Surprising Career for Scientists – Jasmin’s Story
Jasmin was on the PHD track as a neuroscience but didn’t enjoy her career because she:Couldn’t see the direct impact[...]
How to Prepare for Interviews (Part 2 of 5): Researching Your Interviewers (w/ Live Client Call)
So today we'll be talking about part 2 of the 5-part series, how to prepare for interviews.And today we'll be[...]
Breaking into Tech from a Traditional Media and Publishing Background
Annie didn't even know where to start or how to figure out what role and companies were the right fit[...]
How to Prepare for Interviews (Part 1 of 5): What is the hiring manager looking for?
Landed tech interviews before from Google and Facebook Today we have a testimonial from Z. Z has had challenges stumbling[...]
2 StratOps Offers in 1 Month (COVID & Work Visa): Justin’s Testimonial
Have you ever had such a vague title that you never knew what role is the right fit in tech[...]
From Media Sales Ops to Dream Job in Rideshare Tech Product Operations Even During COVID
Today we have an awesome testimonial from Rachel who moved from a Sales Operations/Account Manager role in a Traditional Media[...]
From Analyst in Traditional Finance to Product Management
Ebony knew she wanted to get into tech but didn't know which role or company she should go for. With[...]
3-Steps to Ace “Why do you want to Join this Company?” (with 4 Real Example Answers)
Landed tech interviews before from Google and Facebook Today we have a testimonial from Z. Z has had challenges stumbling[...]
How to Get Promoted Quickly by Making a Lateral (Diagonal) Career Move : Z’s Story
Landed tech interviews before from Google and Facebook Today we have a testimonial from Z. Z has had challenges stumbling[...]
Dream Job in Tech Even During COVID-19 At Apple (From Finance) – Michelle’s Testimonial
Have you ever had such a vague title that you never knew what role is the right fit in tech[...]
Caitlin: Dream Job at Facebook During Coronavirus (from Consulting Background)
Caitlin shares her story today about how she used my interview prep program to land her dream job at Facebook[...]
Find Out What Career In Tech is The Right Fit For You (Part 3 of 3)
Step 2:  Understand Your Strengths In a recent global survey, Gallup actually found that 1/3 of professionals strongly agree that[...]
Find Out What Career In Tech is The Right Fit For You (Part 2 of 3)
Step 2:  Understand Your Strengths In a recent global survey, Gallup actually found that 1/3 of professionals strongly agree that[...]

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ABOUT BESSY TAM

Bessy Tam is a career coach who helps busy professionals (like you!) get your dream non-tech job in tech. She’s helped dozens of clients get interviews and offers from companies such as Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Salesforce, Lyft, Amazon, Alibaba, Startups, & more.

She currently works at Google and plans to helps as many people as possible to get their dream job in tech.

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