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General Assembly presents New Year, New Job: Transitioning to a Startup Career



902 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10010
United States


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 6:30pm


Is your New Year’s resolution to find a job you’re actually excited about, filled with unlimited growth potential? You’re not alone! That’s why we’ve partnered with Planted to bring together a panel of industry experts who’ve all changed career paths and are making waves at startups and other high-growth, innovative companies. They’ll tell you exactly how they did it and how you, too, can rebrand yourself and land the startup job you spent all of 2018 dreaming about. Why It Matters: Startups aren’t just for coding enthusiasts, but it can definitely feel that way if you have a non-technical or non-traditional background. These experts will give you the low-down on what life is really like at a fast-growing company, what they look for in their best business hires, and secrets to success for interviews and beyond. Takeaways How to position yourself as a career transitioner applying to startup jobs. How to showcase the skills and experience hiring managers look for most. How to network like a pro and make meaningful connections. How to succeed in the unpredictable but exciting world of startups!