As a startup founder and public speaker, I’ve had a lot of practice meeting people. Here is my strategy for preparing for your first meeting with a potential mentor, and winning them over to start a long-term working relationship. Continue reading My Guide to Winning Over a Potential Mentor
For the last four years Microsoft has been my world, my launchpad, and my home. When I first started, I was an eager young university student developing Windows 8.1 apps, and Trendy Techie was still mostly a fashion blog. My … Continue reading Goodbye, Microsoft! My Next Chapter
We’ve all heard the stats, millions of computer science jobs are poised to go unfilled because of a lack of computer science graduates and new developers. And yet, as I talk to students on the ground, what I’m hearing doesn’t … Continue reading Getting Your First Dev Job – How to Gain Valuable Experience as a Student
I feel I’ve awoken from a hibernation of sorts. In January of this year my beloved grandmother passed away, and I experienced significant loss for the … Continue reading On Working While Grieving
Exciting news! Trendy Techie has just passed its 4th birthday, and to celebrate four years of geekiness I am thrilled to announce the Trendy Techie Contributor series! Over the last four years, this blog has transformed my life. When I … Continue reading Announcing Trendy Techie Contributors!
World-renowned design duo Anton and Irene quit their day jobs and started their own design studio. Now they travel the world and pursue the passion projects they’ve always wanted to create. Watch the interview in 360 or VR! Continue reading Dynamic Design Duo Anton & Irene Get Real About Work Life Balance – VR Interview
Tried and tested through my experience as a Computer Science undergrad, here is my foolproof 3-step study plan. Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Exam Survival Guide