Holiday Series 2023 - Unpolished MBA Gold: Mining For Talent In Transition
This episode features a conversation with Melanie L. Flores, a degreed engineer with a knack for humanizing tech, making it relatable and human-centric for all to use and benefit from.
Her self-described identity is: An engineer's mind, A teacher's heart, and A gardener's hands.
Some Topics Discussed Include:
Experience in Tech Startups:
Melanie reflects on her time in tech startups, discussing the dynamic nature of roles and the challenge of finding product-market fit.
She also expressed enjoying the variety and creative opportunities provided by startup environments and shared her interest in transitioning to different tech verticals like med-tech and senior-tech, driven by a desire to impact everyday lives.
Personal Connection to Senior Tech:
Melanie shared her personal motivations for being drawn to senior tech, including making technology more accessible and beneficial to older adults.
Professional Transition Advice:
Melanie offers advice to others in career transitions, emphasizing the importance of actively engaging and demonstrating expertise on platforms like LinkedIn.