Month: May 2020

Getting hired at Apple Despite a Bipolar Disorder with Cher Scarlett

Cher Scarlett talks about how she was open about her bipolar disorder when interviewing at Apple. In this part, we deep-dive into her interview experience at Apple and how she worked her way up to a Staff engineering position.

This episode is part 2 of my interview with Cher Scarlett, where we cover more of her early life and how she worked hard to make it to a staff engineering position at Apple.

We talk about:

  • the hiring process at Apple
  • the tasks and responsibilities of a Staff engineer
  • how to handle mental health, and bipolar disorder during job interviews

  • and how the “disability” box can be a life-changer for getting accommodations for your special needs.
 
Check-out also part 1 of this interview, in which Cher talks about how she overcame poverty and hardship. 
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From Hardship to a Staff Engineer at Apple with Cher Scarlett

Cher Scarlett shares her inspirational story about she overcame hardship and poverty, and worked her way up to become a staff engineer at Apple.

Cher has incredible strength in her, and bravely shares her struggles dealing with mental health issues publicly. 

She also regularly reminds people they belong in tech independent of their education or background. 

I am impressed by how she openly shares her vulnerabilities and encourages and lifts up others. Also, listen to the second interview, where Cher Scarlett talks about how she got hired at Apple despite her bipolar disorder.

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