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93: How To Get an Informational Interview – with Matthew Du Pont

22/02/2019

   This month’s podcast is with Matthew Du Pont, author of How to Get First-Round Interviews at Tech Companies, The Unusually Difficult Guide. Most people have an idea about interviewing for a specific job but I spoke with Matt about informational interviews, which are different.   Informational interviews serve the dual purpose of helping […]

92: How Do I Move from Employee to Entrepreneur? with Steve Glaveski

25/01/2019

I spoke with Steve Glaveski, Author and CEO, about being an entrepreneur; something in which it’s safe to say he’s an expert. He made the leap from a comfortable, corporate environment to a start-up of his own about seven years ago and he has no regrets.Lots of people dreaming of doing the same have asked […]

91: How I travel the world looking after pets and retrained to be a Social Media Manager later in life with Angela Laws

28/12/2018

 In this podcast episode, I spoke with Angela Laws, Social Media Manager for Trusted Housesitters Ltd., a company based in Brighton but connected to pet lovers all around the world. Angela has been with Trusted Housesitters since it started 8 years ago with just three people. Now they’re employing 58 and Angela assures me […]

90: What’s it really like to be a coder, Careers in Software Development

29/11/2018

 What do you know about careers in coding?  I sat down with three people working in the field (You can find out more about them in the notes below) who shared their experiences and top tips for becoming a coder. 1. What skills or attributes make a good coder? You might be surprised to […]

Thinking about a career in coding? What is it REALLY like?

15/11/2018

Join us for a free webinar on Thursday 22nd Nov at 12.50 – 1.10pm , where a panel of coders will be interviewed about what it is like to be a coder, what skills and attributes it is useful to have and what they like and don’t like about being a coder! Perfect for young people […]

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