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!
Of all the skills that schools offer, business skills are the most transferable. Here are five ways that taking business classes can help you make a strong entrance into your career. Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Every Girl Should Take a Business Class
In an hall of 10,000 people, how do you get noticed? Networking is a skill that is fundamental to the success of your career, and it can be a difficult one to master, particularly for large-scale conferences and events with thousands … Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Guide to Tweetworking: How to Master Conference Networking at a Large Scale
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard women say, “We have to teach other women that it’s okay to take a man’s role,” or, “It’s okay to be loud and assertive like a man,” or even, “Don’t be afraid to act like a man at your job!” I think that’s stupid. Men are typically seen as the more dominant forces in the tech industry because, until recently, there were ONLY men in the tech industry! That’s the only reason why most assertive higher ups are men. Women have simply not been around long enough to be consistently seen as … Continue reading Be Successful: “Act Like a Man” and other irritating stereotypes