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Inspiring women career transition stories: Suzana Caldeira

December 2, 2016 1:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I was at the WebSummit in Lisbon surrounded by 40,000 people (I must admit that I prefer intimate conversations to making small talk with hundreds of people). So I retreated from the big crowd to the Women In Tech lounge to have a coffee and catch up on emails when this wonderful lady sat next to me (not so coincidently) and we started talking. Her name is Suzana Caldeira from Aveiro, Portugal, and I love her professional story and can’t wait to share it with you. Suzana is an Engineer by profession. She worked her way up to senior management level in the automotive industry,... View Article

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Welcome to the Self-Employment Era

January 19, 2016 9:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You may have noticed a rise in entrepreneurship, self-employment, and freelancing lately. It’s not uncommon to sip on your coffee at Starbucks and overhear a business meeting or observe young professionals vividly finishing up projects on their laptops. It’s exciting to see more and more people switching careers at any age and earning great money while pursuing their passions. Generation Y Surveys show that a big percentage of Generation Y (born between the early 1980’s – 2000’s) would choose work flexibility over pay, and would prefer to be self-employed rather than follow strict rules in a corporation. It’s estimated that by 2020,... View Article