Mentorship, Career Development & Coaching.

The ins-and-outs of building a career in tech, gaining experience from a mentor, and getting your feet with with coaching.

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Is technology a good career path? What you need to know

Tech is one of the most challenging, inspiring, and dynamic industries in the world. Renowned as the mecca of research and innovation, its constantly evolving landscape has paved the way for some incredible inventions — from self-driving cars to drones landing on Mars — and has made it a hotbed for talented graduates and specialists looking to reach their potential.

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How to master your Software Engineering journey — Key Lessons Learned

Software Engineering is one of the most talked about and sought after career paths in the current world. During my journey as a Software Engineer, I worked with some wonderful people, latest technologies and great projects. As I reflect on my humble beginnings and gradually progressing to be an Engineering Manager currently, I wish I knew some key aspects of the craft of Software Engineering back then.

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A guide to answering second interview questions

Being called upon for a second interview does not guarantee that you’ll get hired. While companies do the first interview to set a shortlist of candidates according to basic qualifications, the second interview aims to drill into the details to decide if you would be the best fit for the company role.

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Answering the interview question ‘tell me about a time you failed’

Interviewers use behavioral questions like “Tell me about a time you failed” to find out more about how a potential employee reacts to a negative situation. Your answers to this kind of question can unveil a lot about your character, ability, and willingness to learn.

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How far back should a compelling resume go?

What to include and ‘how far back a resume should go’ can be quite a challenging exercise for many job seekers. Whether you’re a fresh graduate or re-entering the job market, having a good resume when going on the job hunt helps you stand out. In fact, did you know that recruiters look at resumes for only 6 seconds on average?

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Desired salary question: The do's and don'ts and negotiating tips

The question “What is your desired salary?” may cast you off base, but it shouldn’t. Having a response backed by data and a pinch of confidence will help you to sound professional. Our mentors at MentorCruise can help you find effective ways to answer desired salary questions.

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How do you answer the question ‘What am I good at’

The question ‘what am I good at’ would often pop up each time there is the need to make a career decision. If you’re struggling with this question, there is a chance you’re yet to figure out what your strengths and skills are.

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Actual jobs for people who hate people that you can do

Jobs for people who hate people are becoming more common nowadays. At Mentorcruise, a growing community of exceptional mentor and mentee relationships, we understand and respect the fact that introverts have unique ways to work. And we’re always looking for ways to professionally help them towards career paths that ideally suit their needs.

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Best Answers To "Career Aspirations" Questions, And How To Map Out Your Career

Most interviewers will ask job applicants questions regarding their career aspirations. At MentorCruise, a thriving community of outstanding mentors and mentees, we understand how mapping out your career aspirations and being capable of relating them to any position you’re applying for can boost your chances of being hired.

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All you need to know to host a successful Lunch-and-Learn Program in your organization

Occasional lunch and learn sessions for your organization’s training or education can spur employee commitment and extend its development program. At MentorCruise, a thriving mentor and mentee community, we host prominent customer-facing professionals who offer expert insights on employee education and advancement plans.

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