As a technical writer in the Customer Care department, I don’t often have the chance to ask for career advice from people like Yahoo!’s Vice President of Technology, Elissa Murphy. But that’s just what I was able to do at yesterday’s "Let's Do Lunch" event! Elissa is the executive sponsor of Women in Tech, and she joined us for a lunch where WIT members could ask questions about anything impacting their careers at Yahoo!.
Last year, this was one of our highest-rated events, and by popular demand, we brought Elissa back for a similar, informal chat. Participants sat in a large circle, and brought up a wide range of questions for Elissa -- from how to ask a collegue to be mentor, to what to do if the role you were originally hired for evolves into something different. We didn’t hesitate from asking some tough questions, and Elissa didn’t shrink from answering them.
One of my favorite questions: How you ask someone to be yourRead More »from Let’s do Lunch: An informal chat with Elissa Murphy, VP-Engineering