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How to Get Hired at Microsoft [IN-PERSON]

Learn from Microsoft representatives about the tips and tricks you need to become the perfect candidate for Microsoft to hire you.

Event Start: Thu 14 Jul 05:30 PM AEST
Event Finish: Thu 14 Jul 07:30 PM AEST


Registration End Date: Wed 13 Jul 09:00 PM

This event is targeted at Emerging Professionals, including newly graduated, in early career role or making a mid career transition into technology.<br><br>Starting a new career can be challenging, especially without the knowledge of what a company expects. This event aims to address this problem. Featuring speakers from Microsoft, one of the world’s leading tech companies, you will learn about their current available roles and the qualities they are looking for in potential candidates. <br><br><strong>By attending this event, you will learn:</strong> <ul><li>A day in the life of a Microsoft employee and one of MCV&#39;s 30 Most Influential Women in Games. </li><li>The current roles in demand at Microsoft and what level of experience you need to be considered</li><li>The career pathways within Microsoft once you&#39;re in</li><li>Top 3 qualities Microsoft are looking for when hiring new employees</li><li>Tips for standing out in the crowd during the application and interview process</li></ul> To note: Althought Microsoft prefers local talent, the application process is relevant and beneficial to learn. Microsoft requires applicants to have full working rights in Australia at the time of applying.<br><br><strong>About the Speakers:<br>Michelle Sandford, Development Engagement Lead, Microsoft</strong><br>Tedx Speaker, Australian Computer Society WA Chairman(2018-2022), Microsoft Developer Engagement Lead and one of MCV&#39;s 30 Most Influential Women in Games. Michelle lives at the heart of the developer community and help drive awareness and engagement as an AI influencer and chatbot builder. She advocates for STEM, the Games Industry and Developers. Michelle has a focus on the emerging developer community which includes Students, Women, Data Scientists, and Career Changers - and her goal is to show that there is a place for everyone who wants to work in tech.<br><br><strong>Isha Prabhakar, University Recruiting Account Manager - APAC &amp; Australia at Microsoft</strong><br>At Microsoft, Isha works with a team of inspiring University recruiters and am passionate about bringing the best Early Career talent into Microsoft from across universities in APAC Australia. She is constantly searching for sparks in students to map them to the best opportunities available at Microsoft.

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Level 27, Tower One, 100 Barangaroo Ave,Sydney,NSW,Australia

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  • ACS Barangaroo
    Level 27, Tower One, 100 Barangaroo Ave
    Sydney NSW 2000
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  • Event Start:
    Thu 14 Jul 05:30 PM AEST

    Event Finish:
    Thu 14 Jul 07:30 PM AEST
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