The Tech Unlocked Podcast aims to demystify and diversify the tech industry by giving you the keys to unlock your tech career. On this show, you'll hear authentic and informative career conversations with incredible guests on how to get a job in tech and build a successful tech career. By sharing diverse and unique career stories, I hope to give you the keys to unlock YOUR own tech career. Visit www.techunlockedpod.com and use #techunlockedpod on twitter to continue the conversation.
EP 41 | Is It Time to Quit Your Job? (The Great Resignation)
4 million people in the U.S. voluntarily quit their jobs in April, the highest monthly number ever reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This new “ I quit” trend is called the Great Resignation. In this episode, Grace unpacks why many people are leaving their jobs, 3 things to consider if you want to quit your job, how to quit your job gracefully, and new trends shaping the Future of Work.
EP 40 | Curiosity: The Key to Innovation with Cassandra J. Collins
We can all agree that they won’t be a tech industry without innovation. So where does innovation come from? How can you unlock an innovative mindset?
Today on the show, Grace chats with Cassandra J. Collins Principal UX Design Director at Microsoft about the power of curiosity and how curiosity leads to innovation. Cassandra also shares how she uses AI, game technology, UX design, and simulation to tackle massive data problems and empower large organizations.
EP 39 | Understanding the role of a Tech Recruiter with Breanne Thompson
Do recruiters really spend 7 seconds per resume? Are cover letters out? Do you need an engineering degree to become a recruiter? If you want deep insights into the recruiting world from the perspective of a recruiter then this episode is for you! Today on the show, Grace chats with Tech Recruiter and D&I Champ Breanne Thompson about what it takes to become a tech recruiter, skills needed to thrive as a recruiter, top mistakes to avoid when reaching out to recruiters, and 3 ways to stand out as a job seeker.
EP 38 | 5 In-Demand (Non-coding) Tech Jobs in 2021
Can you work in tech without knowing how to code? YES, you can! There are numerous tech jobs out there that are non-coding related but which ones are in high demand? In this episode, Grace shares the top 5 tech jobs that are in demand in 2021 that require no coding. She shares the skills needed to strive in these roles, key responsibilities, average salary, and more! If you’ve been looking for a sign to take the leap in transiting into the tech industry this is it!
EP 37 | How to start a career as a Product Designer with Bekah Marcum
Today on the show, Grace chats with talented and multidisciplinary designer Bekah Marcum about her unique journey into her product design career, three things she wished she knew before joining tech, and the skills needed to thrive as a product designer.
Quick podcast update
In this episode, Grace shares some personal updates about her life and the podcast. Also, as we wrap up Women's History Month in the United States, she shares five of her favorite tech podcasts hosted/co-hosted by some incredible women in tech.
Easy to listen to!
Love all the guests that Grace interviews and the authenticity of the conversations are truly a breath of fresh air. The tech industry can be so complex and overwhelming at times, but Grace and her guest break it down in practical ways. Another plus is the helpful tips for getting into tech that are applicable! I’ve learned so much from listening to this podcast!
Grace, host of the Tech Unlocked podcast, highlights all aspects of the tech industry and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!
Inspiring & Insightful !
Love the podcast- Grace is charismatic and intelligent she asks great questions and really allows her guests to shine. I have been catching up on all the episodes and can’t wait for more! I’m not in the tech industry but love hearing all these different perspectives and stories - thanks!