Wanna Ease The Transition For Non-technical Staff? These 4 Tips Will Help

Earlier this week we told you the story of how three staffers without a strictly technical background joined tech companies. But if companies want to open their doors to that broader talent pool, how can they do that?

A networking and hiring event Wednesday from Haddonfield, N.J.-based cloud services company Linode yielded some lessons as part of a panel that this reporter moderated titled “Tech Transitions.” Four tech employees with a mix of backgrounds spoke to an audience of about 150 on the ups and downs of a professional pivot into the tech space.

Here we share part of their thoughts on how large organizations and startups alike can roll out the welcome mat for professionals interested in taking a tech role.


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