A strong and well written WHY will help you to stand out from the crowd when applying for SM jobs. The reason why you want to work as a Scrum Master will guide you in difficult situations to stay motivated and overcome challenging hurdles as a Scrum Master.
Become a Scrum Master
If you want to become a Scrum Master or you are thinking out it, I have got you covered.
Becoming a Scrum Master is not easy, as most companies demand having technical IT skills, despite everybody on the internet says you don’t need IT skills as a Scrum Master.
Besides, most companies only hire Scrum Masters with previous work experience. How do you gain experience, without working as a Scrum Master? It's a classic chicken-and-egg problem.
During the next few months, I will cover all the steps you need to become a Scrum Master and get hired, even if you don’t yet have technical experience and no previous work experience as a Scrum Master.
My View on Becoming a Scrum Master
- Gain experience as a Scrum Master in your current job.
- Track your success and failures as a Scrum Master to prepare for your future job application.
- Don't let others holding you back from becoming a Scrum Master.
A few years ago I was in the same situation. I wanted to become a Scrum Master without having any previous work experience as a Scrum Master. I was (and still am) freelancing and managed to get hired as a Scrum Master.
Scrum Master & Agile Coach
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