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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[...]
Find Out What Career In Tech is The Right Fit For You (Part 1 of 3)
Step 1:  Find Out What You Want I didn't always know what I wanted Especially when I felt stuck and[...]
From Finance to LinkedIn – Ebony’s Story
Ebony knew she wanted to get into tech but didn't know which role or company she should go for. With[...]
From Real-Estate to Facebook/Netflix – Lucy’s Story
Laurie knew she needed to make a change when she wasn’t looking forward to going to work anymore.  She approached[...]
How to Productively Manage Your Job Search While Working Full Time
Job searching is probably one of the hardest things to do while you're at your current job.  On one hand,[...]
Need Experiences for Your Next Dream Tech Job? No Problem!
Have you ever struggled thinking "I don't know how to get into tech. I don't even have experience in the field,[...]

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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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