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Online Communities: Real-World Experience You Can Earn in Your PJs!

Sean McClean  (Master Technical Trainer, ServiceNow)

Date: Wednesday, November 10

Time: 7:30am - 8:15am

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Track: Breakfast Briefing

Session Type: Breakfast Briefing

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Fundamental

Experience is the single hardest barrier to overcome, especially in IT and support. You can't get it (experience) without it (experience). This is true if you're a career-starter or a career-shifter.

But maybe that's not the only answer any longer. Online communities provide the door to gaining that experience – like an internship you can do in your PJs! In this session, we'll talk about how you can use community participation to gain real-world experience. We'll look into a couple of popular online communities and talk through some examples of how you can network, gain a deeper understanding of real-world challenges, and collaborate on projects and opportunities.