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Change your career

As professional requirements change and career stagnate, it's sometimes time to make a change. Let's make the next one happen together.

Michele Verriello

Landing a dream internship at Tesla

Michele's journey to an internship at Tesla starts in an unlikely place – a small university in the south of Italy, far from the world's top academic institutions.

Samantha Miller

Samantha's transition to data analytics

Recognizing the need for personal growth and greater career opportunities, Samantha leveraged strategic planning, continuous skill development, and the targeted mentorship offered through MentorCruise.com.

Joris Zierold

Overcoming a challenging career change into blockchain tech

Joris Zierold had been working in the media and publishing industry for many years as a founder, engineer, and managing director when he decided to transition into Blockchain Technology.

Kyle Teeter

Building confidence and foundational skills during a career change

Kyle first found a passion for web development when he had to set up a website for his online teaching business. To get the website up, he taught himself the basics of software engineering, leading to a new-found interest in the topic and a desire to transition into this career.

Nelson Remetz

Starting a new job with more confidence and stronger support

Nelson Remetz has successfully transitioned careers from architecture to UX design. But with the skill building done, there were more hurdles in the way – interviewing and overcoming the first few months in an entirely new job.

Bassma Hefni

Leveraging mentorship to start a new career in a new country

Long interview sessions, building new skills and preparing for a big move ended up in Bassma scoring multiple design offers in Europe.

Peyton Lucas

Convincing interviewers with clear thought processes

After a deployment to Afghanistan, he realized that this wasn’t what truly fulfilled him longterm. How Peyton took full use of a new mentorship platform, and evolved himself into a talented Full-Stack Developer.

Ryan Wilson

From professional basketball to cybersecurity

For close to a decade, Ryan Wilson was a professional athlete all around Europe. After a long career on the court the now-retired player had to look into his future career prospects.

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Not only mentees profit from committed mentorships. Mentors are building their industry knowledge and leadership qualities with the 1-on-1 coaching too.

Valentin Chanmala – Meet the Mentor

Valentin Chanmala – Meet the Mentor

I'm Valentin, a seasoned SaaS Sales leader with 11+ years' experience and two IPOs under my belt. Through mentorship, I empower aspiring professionals to excel in sales strategy, team leadership, and career growth.

Gaurav Tiwari – Meet the Mentor

Gaurav Tiwari – Meet the Mentor

Gaurav is Engineering Manager at Spotify, having previously worked at Facebook, Home24, and Lazada. His focus areas lies in the field of data and software engineering. In addition, he likes working with small and medium businesses to help them setup their data, analytics and go to market strategies. He enjoys running, triathlons and occasionally cycling/suffering in the french alps.

Martin Stadler – Meet the Mentor

Martin Stadler – Meet the Mentor

Most of my career I've been a frontend engineer. Recently I went through all kinds of roles, from team lead and product management to startup CTO. Right now I'm doing all kinds of consulting and coaching gigs, in the area of frontend engineering, software architecture, agile development, product strategy, career development. In my free time I like to be outside, do sports, and make music.

Paras Shah – Meet the Mentor

Paras Shah – Meet the Mentor

I am a Software Engineering Leader with 20 years of experience. I have worked in various roles at companies such as Cisco, Riverbed and Coinbase.

Dr. Rok Strniša – Meet the Mentor

Dr. Rok Strniša – Meet the Mentor

I’m a passionate entrepreneur with a background in computer science and 15+ years of experience across different areas of the tech industry, from bootstrapping startups to leading roles in a large international company. In my spare time, I love exploring the far corners of the world, listening to audiobooks, and staying active with kitesurfing and sailing.

Ritendra Datta – Meet the Mentor

Ritendra Datta – Meet the Mentor

Ritendra is a Senior Director of Engineering and Head of Applied AI at Databricks, having previously worked at Facebook, Google, and the legendary research labs IBM TJ Watson and Xerox PARC. In addition, he works on film and theater, writing scripts, directing, camerawork, lights, sound, and music. He also enjoys writing on work-related topics on social media.

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How Mentorship Catapulted Nate's Leap into Entrepreneurship

How Mentorship Catapulted Nate's Leap into Entrepreneurship

Discover how Nate Rodriguez transformed his career from stagnation to entrepreneurship with strategic mentorship from Jason Aiginitis, facilitated by MentorCruise. This case study explores the power of personalized guidance in achieving professional growth and launching a successful marketing agency.

From Soundboards to Dashboards: Samantha's Transition to Data Analytics

From Soundboards to Dashboards: Samantha's Transition to Data Analytics

Recognizing the need for personal growth and greater career opportunities, Samantha leveraged strategic planning, continuous skill development, and the targeted mentorship offered through MentorCruise.com.

Unlocking Potential and Landing a Dream Internship at Tesla

Unlocking Potential and Landing a Dream Internship at Tesla

Michele's journey to an internship at Tesla starts in an unlikely place – a small university in the south of Italy, far from the world's top academic institutions.

Using Experience for Growth: Mentoring for Meaningful Connections

Using Experience for Growth: Mentoring for Meaningful Connections

I fired the first person I ever hired within the first week, at age 23. While being in a new leadership role or endeavour can be exciting, it can also backfire if you do not have the support around you along the road.

How mentorship boosted Mauro's transition into Data Science

How mentorship boosted Mauro's transition into Data Science

Mauro found himself at a pivotal juncture in his professional career. He aspired to make a career shift toward data science, so he sought the assistance of MentorCruise and Raffaele Miele, an accomplished data scientist possessing expertise in Mauro’s targeted domain.

Overcoming a challenging career change with grit, determination, and the right mentor

Overcoming a challenging career change with grit, determination, and the right mentor

Joris Zierold had been working in the media and publishing industry for many years as a founder, engineer, and managing director when he decided to transition into blockchain technology in 2021.

Adding crucial hard skills to a new business with a mentor

Adding crucial hard skills to a new business with a mentor

Building a business and a well-structured team is one of the hardest undertakings you could do in your professional life. It’s an event that comes with huge benefits, but sometimes also immense costs both on a financial, personal and mental level.

Building confidence and foundational skills during a career change

Building confidence and foundational skills during a career change

Kyle first found a passion for web development when he had to set up a website for his online teaching business. To get the website up, he taught himself the basics of software engineering, leading to a new-found interest in the topic and a desire to transition into this career.

Experiencing professional growth with the right guidance

Experiencing professional growth with the right guidance

Sometimes life throws us a curveball, especially so in our careers. Fast-moving environments, changing priorities and shifting markets can hinder our development as a professional.