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For most of my career, I worked as a marketer for large consumer product goods companies — but I was always interested in breaking into tech. I submitted resume after resume. I would reach out to tech leaders on LinkedIn. I would ask for introductions, have meetings scheduled, only to be repeatedly ghosted. And then finally, after years in the making, it happened. A mentor at a growth equity fund sent my resume to the CEO of Carta, leading me to land my first role in tech.
“Breaking into tech with a non-technical background is hard,” says Ruben Harris, co-founder and CEO of Career Karma. “The same barriers that exist in finance also exist with startups. Career Karma is the product we wished we had when we were breaking into tech. Our vision…