The Momen­tum Blog: CAREER CHANGE

Expert advice, handy resources, and how-tos for career chang­ers and tech teams.

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Tom Morris’s Soft­ware Engi­neer­ing Career Path from the Rail­road to Railinc

Tom Morris shares his journey with Momentum in his quest from railroad foreman to developer at Railinc.
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A Day in the Life of an Asso­ciate Soft­ware Engineer

Associate software engineer and Momentum graduate Chloe Mintel gave us an inside look at her day-to-day life at insightsoftware in our latest “Day in the Life” installment. Learn more and watch the recording here.
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A Day in the Life of a Tech­ni­cal Suc­cess Engineer

Technical success engineer and Momentum graduate Adam Lindgren gave us an inside look at his day-to-day life at Pendo in our latest “Day in the Life” installment. Learn more and watch the recording here.
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The Truth Behind Leav­ing Your Job for a Career in Tech

There are a lot of factors to consider when leaving your current role. Here, we explore the excitement, hesitation, and fear that you may face when making a career change.
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Trent Hurlbut’s Jour­ney to Soft­ware Development

Here we explore Momentum graduate Trent Hurlbut's journey from non-profits to software development.
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Why Teach­ers Make Great Soft­ware Engineers

Teachers are equipped with many skills needed to succeed as software engineers: problem-solving, time management, communication, the ability to learn, and more. Read more on why teachers make great software engineers here.
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Lisa Money’s Inspir­ing Jour­ney to Become a Sales Engineer

Lisa Money shares how her journey with Momentum led her to her current role as a sales engineer.
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How Momen­tum Sup­ports Women Return­ing to the Workforce

As a primarily female-run organization, Momentum prides itself on its women-supporting-women mentality. Highlighted here are the inspiring stories of Momentum staff members, Amy Gori and Katie Dunn.
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Sarah Wines and Her Jour­ney to Become a Soft­ware Developer

Sarah Wines shares her journey with Momentum in her quest to become a software developer.
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Remote Inter­view Tips for Success

With remote interviews becoming the new norm, it’s more important than ever to differentiate yourself from competitors in a now larger applicant pool. In this piece, we outline remote interview tips for success.
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Why Cus­tomer Ser­vice Reps Make Great Soft­ware Engineers

Changing career paths can be a daunting task. When making the switch from one career to another, individuals within and outside of the tech industry tend to overlook the multitude of transferable skills they already possess.
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Meet Joce­lyn: Senior Tech­ni­cal Engi­neer at Pen​do​.io and Momen­tum Graduate

Jocelyn invested in herself by attending the Momentum software engineering course and has been thriving in her career at