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Learning for the Job

Changing roles at a company often involves a self-directed learning process. At Airbnb, it’s common for people to teach themselves new things and move into different roles. We’ve even recently had our first-ever move into the engineering department (from Finance) by a self-taught programmer.

The other speaker, Zane, has spent the last 10 years researching effective learning strategies and writing to help people make transitions just like these. Trying to self-manage a learning curriculum which will set you up for success in a new role can be a full-time task. This session will cover how to set up your own growth plan, find and evaluate learning resources, and ultimately land your new job.

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Learning Objectives

  1. How to set up a personal learning plan
  2. How to find, evaluate and use the best learning resources
  3. How to use your new skills to change jobs, paths or careers

Speakers

Organizer

Zane Claes, Software Engineer, Airbnb


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