Network. Network. Network.
- Go out to events! There are a ton of tech-focused events happening across the city. TechTO1, StartUp HERE Toronto3, Meetup.com2 and BlogTO are great places to find out about events happening in the city.
- Figure out which sector within tech gets you excited. The tech ecosystem is such an expansive space that there is bound to be a company or sector that you would love to be part of. Narrowing down the field will help you find people in that sector you should be reaching out to. Which brings me to my next point.
- Do your research. Find people in similar roles to yours at tech companies or who have made the switch into tech. Take them for coffee or ask to hop on a five minute call to learn more about what it is like in their role or how they made the switch into tech.
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