EP23: Build a Thriving Career While Living with Mental illnesses with April Tsuei

Learn how this international job seeker works at a tech giant while coping with multiple mental health disorders

1 in 4 students have a diagnosable mental health condition, 1 in 3 struggle with an existing mental illness, and two-thirds of those with disorders don’t seek treatment. April Tsuei comes on the show to shine a light on mental illness, while sharing how she’s building a thriving career at Amazon despite her challenges with anxiety, depression and panic disorder!

What We Talked About:

  • April’s background (1:45)
  • April’s experience living in a new country (2:06)
  • How April felt when she was diagnosed with multiple mental illnesses (3:03)
  • The truth about how common mental health is (7:40)
  • The challenges and roadblocks April faced and how she overcame them (10:04)
  • April’s strategies to improve her life and the coping mechanisms she used to better handle her mental health challenges (13:10)
  • April’s journey to Amazon (20:20)
  • April’s final thoughts (25:35)

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April Tsuei 崔采婕

April Tsuei 崔采婕

Multilingual Engineer Talent Acquisition at Amazon, who specializes in hiring mid-senior and senior level Software Development Engineers, Software Development Managers and Technical Program Managers.

Thriving while living with anxiety, depression and panic disorder.

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