The Women in Big Data Workshop, May 4, 2017
Forty-seven attendees showed up to a packed room at Cloudera HQ to join Bob Loftis in a workshop on Interviewing Skills. Women of many ages, nationalities and points in their careers attended the event, recognizing the need for soft skills training (as hard skills alone are simply not enough to navigate today’s business culture.).
Some of the key points Bob shared:
In addition, Bob suggested volunteering at Meetups, asking for informational interview, etc. to expand ones’ network. Silicon Valley Engineering Leadership and Agile Leaders Network are a few Meetups he likes. A member of the audience suggested iRelaunch for women going back to work
Click here to access a course slide deck for flow and practice demo scripts for ideas, as well as note resources page, including Crucial Conversations by Patterson.
Thank you to Cloudera for hosting the well-attended event and to career coach Bob Loftis (his photo attached) for taking us through this training. And mark your calendars for another training Bob will be leading on negotiation at the end of July, 2017. Plus, the WiBD Mentoring team will also host some soft skills round table sessions in 2H’17.
Contact Bob Loftis for 1:1 sessions: