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Hit Refresh by Skillcrush is a new podcast about changing careers and joining the other tech world—no computer science degree needed.

Hit Refresh by Skillcrush is a new podcast about changing careers and joining the other tech world—no computer science degree needed.
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United States

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Hit Refresh by Skillcrush is a new podcast about changing careers and joining the other tech world—no computer science degree needed.

Twitter:

@skillcrush

Language:

English

Contact:

3107022306


Episodes

Land the Damn Job

12/13/2017
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The job search has so many minefields: Where do you even look for jobs? How do you know if you're qualified? What should you put on your resume? And how do you handle the interview? For this episode, we partnered with the biggest name in job hunting—Glassdoor, whose editorial director Amy Elisa Jackson walks us through the nitty-gritty of landing a job. (And, check out our guide with bonus information from Amy Elisa on nailing the job hunt. And in Act II, we address the part of the job...

Duration: 00:28:38


Radical Transparency

11/29/2017
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There's an informal movement among tech companies to practice a new brand of radical transparency where they share everything from their revenue, costs, and even salaries, with everyone inside—and at times outside—the company. The hope is to give employees more information, and a greater sense of control over themselves and their work. In this episode, we cover how we practice transparency at Skillcrush and speak to tech CEOs Josh Pigford and Bea Arthur to find out what it's like to bare...

Duration: 00:29:12


The New Tech World

11/15/2017
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Silicon Valley has some serious issues, so this week, we're talking alternatives. To get a handle on those problems—and creative solutions—we talk to two major players in tech: Ellen Pao and Natalia Oberti Noguera. Ellen's story is riveting—she famously sued a VC firm for gender discrimination after a truly remarkable amount of sexism and backlash she faced for speaking up. She’s inspired scores of women to come forward and take on big name companies to change the face of tech. Finally,...

Duration: 00:30:10


The Future Is Flexible

10/31/2017
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In our series premiere, we’ll talk about how technology has made it possible to radically restructure what the modern workplace looks like, and how making changes to how we work is one of the most effective ways we can make the tech industry welcoming to more people. I’ll start with Skillcrush’s story of going completely remote as a way to find our balance, and then talk to Annie Dean of Werk to get into the bigger picture around workplace flexibility—especially as it relates to advancing...

Duration: 00:26:36


Coming Soon

8/29/2017
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Hit Refresh is a podcast coming soon from Skillcrush—an interactive learning community that teaches total beginners the tech skills they need to get into better, higher paying careers with real mobility. Talk to you soon!

Duration: 00:00:43