3 LESSONS FROM #OFFICEHACK18 TO HELP YOU LAND A JOB IN TECH

3 LESSONS FROM #OFFICEHACK18 TO HELP YOU LAND A JOB IN TECH

Just about anyone interested in working in tech has considered applying to companies like Google or Instagram, but we’ve all heard how ridiculously hard it is to land a job. If you’re a POC and/or LGBTQ interested in tech, the awesome team over at 2020Shift want to take the mystery out of building a career tech. Here are some key insights that should help bring a little clarity on how to prep your application for a large tech company:

Struggling with your cover letter? Tell your story and stand out

Struggling with your cover letter? Tell your story and stand out

Our stories hold the power to create a connection, illuminate different perspectives, and move people to change. Stories are also one of the best ways to stand out from the sea of applicants and give people a taste of the real you. As LatinX’s and People of Color, I think it’s especially important to use our stories to be authentic in who we are and shine light on how our unique experiences can add to any organization. A cover letter is the perfect place to highlight your professional skills, show some flavor and let hiring managers know you’re perfect for the job.