TECC 87: Reinventing Yourself So You Can Stand Out in Your Engineering Career
November 24, 2015•40 min
In this episode, Dorie Clark (@dorieclark), marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review shares some strategies on how you can reinvent yourself by rebranding, and her thoughts on having mentors for mid to senior engineers and mastermind groups as part of your reinvention journey.
Key points in this episode include:
The job that you are hired for today is not going to be the same job that you’re going to be asked to do in two years.
Unless you communicate your reinvention to other people, they are going to keep thinking of you in that same way as when they first formed opinion about you.
Take control of your professional reputation so people can see what you can contribute now and not five years in the past.
Keep up with a regular regimen of pushing yourself to learn and grow and experience new things.
Start to build your network early on.
Success is up to you and not up to your boss.
Have a mentor board of