Patricia interviews Harsh Garg, an IT professional turned career coach for those seeking to enter IT-related careers. Harsh shares his insights on how to enter a field when your degree may not seem applicable. With 20 years of IT experience, Harsh offers guidance to individuals, particularly spouses relocating to new countries, who are unsure of how to begin their careers. He emphasizes the need for a step-by-step plan in navigating unfamiliar job markets and shares his experiences to help others find success. Tune in for valuable advice applicable across industries.
We'll talk about:
Developing skills vs earning degrees
Layering technology into existing skills for new opportunities
Look at current and future trends to target long term career growth
Harsh Garg is an IT professional with over 20 years of experience in roles such as team lead, project manager, and testing transformation leader. He is also a passionate career coach, specializing in helping individuals navigate the job market and start new careers. Harsh has expertise in IT, artificial intelligence, data science, and machine learning, and believes that developing well-targeted skills is one of the key factors leading to success in new technology careers. He shares his experiences and learnings to help others succeed in their career transitions from nearly any industry into IT.