Ahead In Tech
Ahead In Tech
Sanjay Purswani
Be informed and inspired by career journeys and insights from people across the Tech spectrum, including traditionally-educated Engineers, Bootcamp grads, Managers, Recruiters, Founders and more. It helps you get ahead in your career journey as a Software Engineer, Developer, UI/UX, Data, QA, Lead, Manager, Exec, and Founder. Watch on YouTube: https://aheadintech.com/youtube https://aheadintech.com​ | Get Ahead in Tech! Podcasts: https://aheadintech.com/podcasts Discord: https://discord.link/aheadintech Twitter: https://twitter.com/AheadInTech Email: hello@aheadintech.com
The Stand-Up Special! - Abi Travers, Thomas Ochman and Louise Jeffery
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Aug 31
30 min
Video
From Web Developer To Teaching Kids How To Code! - Dan Budd
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Aug 24
27 min
Video
Managing and Growing Your Money - Pete Matthew, meaningfulmoney.tv
More info on https://www.aheadintech.com | Helping You Get Ahead in Tech! Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/all-good-folks/new-moves License code: JX2X1XGVHYQXGNIY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sanjay-purswani/message
Aug 17
36 min
Video
QA and Software Testing Deep Dive - Neil Studd, Senior SDET @ Postman
00:00 Start More info on https://www.aheadintech.com | Helping You Get Ahead in Tech! Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aheadintech Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/all-good-folks/new-moves License code: JX2X1XGVHYQXGNIY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sanjay-purswani/message
Aug 10
36 min
Video
Care and Maintenance of Tech Teams - David Grain, Director of Agile Delivery
- 00:00 Start - 01:25 Building Engineering Culture - 04:15 Role as Director and Manager at EVRYTHNG - 07:30 Visual Identity at EVRYTHNG - 12:13 Modern Tech/Engineering Recruitment - 19:59 Current state of hiring market - 23:02 Long term investment, nurturing people - 30:41 COVID Effect, team culture and cohesion - 37:24 Future of Remote Working - 39:17 The T-Shaped Individual in Engineering - 43:54 Broad depth vs deep specialisation - 45:23 Roles at EVRYTHNG - 46:15 Joke of the Show! Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/all-good-folks/new-moves License code: JX2X1XGVHYQXGNIY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sanjay-purswani/message
Aug 3
47 min
Video
Getting to Lead Dev - Rebecca Appleyard @ Ministry of Justice UK
- 00:00 Start - 01:35 Why retrain into coding? - 05:29 The Software Engineering Bootcamp experience - 09:08 Getting the first role - 12:15 Hitting lead dev for the first time - 16:44 Continued growth at a startup - 20:54 Moving to the MoJ at Lead level - 24:25 Dealing with Imposter Syndrome - 26:33 Leading others with more experience than you - 29:18 Importance of Mentors - 33:22 Technical Leaders vs People Leaders - 36:49 Future growth Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/all-good-folks/new-moves License code: JX2X1XGVHYQXGNIY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sanjay-purswani/message
Jul 27
38 min
Video
The "Quietly Confident" Bootcamp Experience - Guillaume Bouffard - Engineer at Voxnest
- 00:00 Start - 01:25 Motivation to learn Coding via Bootcamp - 04:35 Fear of going to Bootcamp - 06:27 His Bootcamp experience - 09:19 Gaining confidence after the course - 11:09 Landing the first job - 14:13 Growth by challenging yourself with career moves - 18:05 Getting the latest role at Voxnest - 22:12 Technical growth - 24:45 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome - 26:36 Joke of the Show! More info on https://www.aheadintech.com | Helping You Get Ahead in Tech! Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/all-good-folks/new-moves License code: JX2X1XGVHYQXGNIY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sanjay-purswani/message
Jul 20
27 min
Video
Training Developers and working at Startups - Gilles Guegan
- 00:00 Start - 01:53 Work that Credit Benchmark is doing - 09:16 The JavaScript courses at City University London - 20:41 What you've learned teaching Devs and Engineers - 24:56 Company labels, startups, scaleups - 30:17 What you need to know before working at a startup - 37:41 Meaninglessness of Job Titles - 43:44 Imposter Syndrome - 51:26 Joke of the Show! More info on https://www.aheadintech.com | Helping You Get Ahead in Tech! Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/all-good-folks/new-moves License code: JX2X1XGVHYQXGNIY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sanjay-purswani/message
Jul 16
52 min
Video
Season 1 Finale - The Reverse Interview!
- 00:00 Start - 01:18 Why start this podcast - 05:50 What's surprised or impressed you from career journeys - 09:07 How do you cope with stress - 10:53 Most useful lesson from people's career stories - 12:46 Best piece of advice for a Tech career - 15:28 Will you go back to coding - 19:45 What have you learned promoting your podcast - 23:30 Are you fully yourself when interviewing people - 26:42 What's the future of the show - 31:39 What do you want to be most proud of - 34:52 Which character from Friends would you be Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/all-good-folks/new-moves License code: JX2X1XGVHYQXGNIY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sanjay-purswani/message
Jun 1
37 min
Video
The American CS Grad Journey - Nikita Rajput | Software Engineer @ Salesforce
- 00:00 Start - 02:19 Internships in Tech - 08:12 Being prepared for your first Software Engineering role - 10:20 Minor Program in Shenzhen, China - 14:54 Internships leading to first Developer role - 19:25 Great company cultures to look out for - 22:45 Tech interests - 24:00 Career paths - 27:28 Remote culture and challenges - 31:10 Maintaining Junior growth while remote - 33:30 Post-pandemic work-from-home WFH expectations - 36:11 Working alongside Bootcamp graduates - 38:15 Importance of diversity - 39:37 Current state of Women in Tech - 44:04 The "Cut The Code" Podcast - 46:49 Contacting Nikita Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/all-good-folks/new-moves License code: JX2X1XGVHYQXGNIY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sanjay-purswani/message
May 26
48 min
Video
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