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How I Got Here

In its work to help professionals navigate their careers, seeks to chart the entry points and journeys of technologists, including nontraditional paths.

This interview and guest post series will illustrate that there’s no “right” way to enter tech, or move through a career. Maybe you’re a head of engineering now, but it’s your second career after starting as a librarian. Maybe you went to school for art, and now you work in UX design. Maybe you’re in IT, but want to pivot to software engineering. Maybe you did everything you were “supposed” to, but are still struggling to break into a next-level role at your company.

Tell about your own career path to be considered for the How I Got Here series.

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How I Got Here: From Army police officer to a software engineering career at Vanguard

By Paige Gross

“I always believed in life as a journey, and careers are stepping stones in that journey,” the applications engineer said. He joined us for a Veterans Day edition of the Slack AMA.

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