Most of my prior work experiences have been confidential in nature or covered by nondisclosure agreements. How can I elaborate on my skills and experiences in an interview without revealing sensitive information or appearing evasive?
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Sarvenaz Myslicki, an avid SWE member for more than 10 years, provided the answer to this question. She has held leadership positions at the section and Society levels and currently serves as chair of the editorial board. A vice president of engineering at American Express, Myslicki holds a B.S. and M.S. in computer science, as well as an executive MBA.