When I first taught myself to code, I noticed a gap. Even though I’d been teaching myself to code for five years, I didn’t have the skills necessary to reach the next level. I was technical… but not technical enough.

It wasn’t just me who noticed this skill gap either. After years working to become a Product Manager at Google, I finally had the opportunity to interview for the role. However, after passing five internal interviews, I was told by the hiring manager that I would never pass the technical ladder transfer interviews. The job was given to someone else.

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