Uncovering Your Ideal Tech Role and Where You Fit in the Tech Industry: A Guide for Women Making a Career Change

A lovely lady I spoke to today on a discovery call was recommended to consider tech as a career for her to focus on by someone I met at a networking event last year. He encouraged to reach out about tech career coaching and getting a potential place on the confidence coaching programme and work …

Navigating the Tech Seas: A Woman’s Journey in the Tech Industry

Being a woman in tech is not just a career choice; it’s a journey filled with unique challenges, victories, and the pursuit of breaking down barriers. In this post, let’s dive into the intricacies of navigating the tech industry as a woman and explore the ways we can not only survive but thrive. The Challenges …

Empowering Through Speech: My Passion for Speaking to Corporate and Women Audiences

I’ve realised how we take our voice for granted a lot. Expecting it to be there on demand whenever we need it. It also got me thinking about the importance of using your voice and impacting change and empowerment through speech, especially when speaking to corporate and women audiences. I’ve always believed in the transformative …

Career Change Into Tech: Transitioning from a non-technical background

Transitioning into tech from a non-technical background can be a daunting process. It can feel like a major career change that requires a completely new set of skills and knowledge. However, with the right mindset and approach, it is possible to successfully transition into the tech industry and build a rewarding career. In this blog …

Confidence Coaching For Career Change Into Tech: She Got The Job!

My heart is full people! I can finally share that last month my coaching client got her first job in tech and received a 50k  increase (that’s a 135% increase) on her previous base salary.  Want to know how she did it? After 4 years as a High School teacher she decided to quit because …

Career Change Into Tech: Are You Utilising Your Profile For Success?

Someone reached out to me today who is trying to pursue a career change into tech. They asked if I could help them get their first role in tech. When I get requests like this, before I even consider taking them on as a coaching client, I always take some time first to look at …

Why You Should Apply For Roles You Have No Business Applying For in Tech

Find the courage to apply for roles you have no business applying for. That means: – you may not have all the experience required – it’s a big step up from your current role – despite this, you believe it’s a good fit for you and you’d be good 3 things are likely to happen: …

Great books I’ve read/listened to recently for career development or personal development

I am very big on career development and personal development, and one of the techniques I use to help with this is to read or listen to books that improve my knowledge and/or self awareness. Here’s 5 great books I have read recently: This one is an additional resources to compliment the Business Mentoring programme …

What I’ve Learned From 15 Years At The Same Company in Tech

According to LinkedIn it is my work anniversary month and they are telling me I’ve reached 15 years at the same company. Lord have mercy! I’ve been so busy that I forgot to even celebrate (or cry) on 4th June, the actual anniversary day. LinkedIn has got me here all in my feelings. Reminiscing about the …

The Power Of User Feedback And The App Developer Mindset and Confidence

Early last week I had the pleasure of attending a debriefing after a user study for the app I worked on as a Senior Developer over the last few years, until recently becoming the Agile Development Lead for the same app development team.   It was so good to hear real user feedback about what they …