Aishwarya Sureban is working as a Software Development Engineer at Amazon. She works in backend API development in Amazon Payments. She has completed her Master’s degree from Illinois Institute of Technology in Computer Science.
She has also worked in KPIT Technologies in IBM Rational tools, development of Java plugins, scripts, etc. Before that, she has worked in Bajaj Finserv in the field of Networking where she had performed statistical analysis of the Network devices and its bandwidth.
Aishwarya’s key values which keeps her going is to dream, take steps towards dreams, visualize that the dream has turned into reality, consistency, dedication, express gratitude, being helpful and kind to others
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Here are Five Things We Cover:
- Networking for Job Opportunities: Aishwarya emphasizes the effectiveness of networking, particularly through LinkedIn, in generating more interview calls compared to traditional job applications.
- Value of Personal Projects and Master’s Programs: Aishwarya highlights the significance of personal projects and internships during a Master’s program, emphasizing that prior job experience is not mandatory.
- Referrals and Recommendations: She emphasizes the role of referrals, sharing how leveraging references and recommendations aided her in landing interviews and job opportunities.
- Visualization of Dreams: Aishwarya shares her experience of creating a vision board and emphasizes the importance of visualization in achieving goals.
- Subconscious Mind and Clarity: She underscores the impact of the subconscious mind, advocating for specificity in visualization to achieve clarity and align aspirations with the universe.
Here are Three Actionable Takeaways From This Episode
- Networking on LinkedIn: If you’re looking to break into tech or secure your next job opportunity, consider reaching out to individuals in the industry through LinkedIn. Expand your network by connecting with hiring managers, engineering managers, or recruiters, and express your interest in potential job opportunities. Networking on LinkedIn can help you gain more interview calls and potentially open doors to new career prospects.
- Create a Vision Board: Start by creating a vision board to visualize your goals and dreams. Gather pictures, either from Google or other sources, that represent your aspirations. Be specific about what you want to achieve, and add details such as timelines or specific qualities. By creating a tangible visual representation of your dreams, you can motivate and remind yourself of what you want to accomplish, ultimately guiding your subconscious mind to work towards those goals.
- Referral for Job Applications: When applying for jobs, consider seeking referrals from friends or acquaintances working in companies you’re interested in. Utilize your professional network to obtain recommendations, as having a reference can significantly boost your chances of getting noticed during the job application process. Reach out to contacts for referrals and enhance your prospects of landing interviews and potentially securing job offers.