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Christine Weng on why she took time to explore and reflect before pivoting from accounting to tech
Christine spent a few years thinking, reflecting, and preparing to pivot into technology from accounting. Read her story.
How Jeneeta O’Connor builds community at work — and beyond
To find community in a new place, Jeneeta O’Connor dives right in. Hear why community and connection is so important to her and get her tips for creating your own.
Khalil Corbin on how the arts helped shape him — and led to his communications career
Before joining Elastic, Khalil Corbin worked in the public sector, doing non-profit work with kids on probation — and writing for music blogs on the side. At Elastic, he found an opportunity to write — and grow his career.
ERGs encourage you to come as you are: Blasticians introduction
Part of our global DEI initiatives are our employee resource groups. These groups are aligned to shared identities and allow Elasticians to build a sense of community and belonging at work. Here, we discuss their origin and meet the Blasticians.
Why did Steve Mayzak return to Elastic? The people (and the tech)
Steve Mayzak worked at Elastic in sales engineering for eight years before leaving in 2020 to explore other opportunities. Now, he’s back in an AI-focused role and shares his story and advice for joining the company.
Diana Todea pivoted from political philosophy to engineering. Here’s how she broke into tech.
Diana Todea says she’s an engineer at heart, despite completing a postgraduate in political philosophy. Read her story and discover how to break into tech without a degree.
Decemberfest is here! How we celebrate the holidays at Elastic
Take a peek at how Elasticians around the world are celebrating the holiday season during Decemberfest.
Forging a path to tech through economics — Data Scientist Susan Chang on how curiosity propelled her machine learning career
Susan Chang got into machine learning through mentoring. Now she’s returning the favor. Read her story.
4 Elastigrads share the wellness benefits they’re most excited about in their first job
We asked new Elasticians and recent grads — who all joined the company through Elastigrad — what benefits and programs they were most excited about when they joined Elastic and which ones they use the most.