SaaS Generalist

Resources to build & grow your career in SaaS

Single page resumes should become the default

Why? Recruiters scan resume, they don’t have time to read them Include: Summary: 5 - 7 words Past experience: 3 key points under a role, 7 - 9 words in a point Awards, rewards & external validation Showcase yourd work (Portfolio,...

When should you switch roles?

Switching roles/teams early in your career is under-appreciated, sometimes even actively discouraged. If done for the right reasons, could be the best thing ever DO consider switching teams when: 1) You know it’s not your calling You’ll just kno...

Four Career 101s you'll never regret learning

Writing 101 How to articulate your thoughts clearly How to influence through words How to document without ambiguity Design 101 How to present your ideas clearly How to pick right fonts & colors (or avoid wrong ones) How to vis...

8 things you can do before and after a meeting

The not so common but useful things you can do before, during and after a meeting Check the attendees calendar to see if they are coming from a meeting/have a meeting to go to. Plan accordingly. Share an agenda, yes. But don’t r...

Are you thinking "No one's gonna read my writing"

Want to write but wondering “Who will read it?” You from 5 years ago will read it. Write for that person and many others like that. The first thought that enters your mind when you want to share something online is “Well, is this even useful?”. T...

Alternatives to rude things you might say

“How’s it going?” > “Is it done?” “I built on top of it” > “I made changes to it” “I noticed something” > “There’s a mistake” “Need more time?” > “Today was the deadline” “Need some help with it?” > “Gentle reminder” “Sharing this w...

Personal branding team

Companies should experiment with a ‘Personal Branding’ team who identify individuals with potential and amplify their brand. A lot more return on investment than fully investing on company brand. Here’s a simplified explanation. People are more l...