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Listen to the people that work in Tech! Tips to find your dream job in Tech and much more!

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Listen to the people that work in Tech! Tips to find your dream job in Tech and much more!

    Nicos Marcou - Associate Director - Talent Consultant at EY - Why do people leave their jobs? What makes a successful leader? Part 2

    Nicos Marcou - Associate Director - Talent Consultant at EY - Why do people leave their jobs? What makes a successful leader? Part 2

     Nicos Marcou, Talent consultant at EY  takes us through his career journey and discusses recruitment and talent acquisition. 
     Part 2  (current episode)
    What should companies do to keep their employees happy. Why do people leave their jobs? What makes a successful leader?

    Part 1 (previous episode)
    What are the soft skills to prioritise before hiring?
    What does a recruitment consultant actually do?
    What makes a successful CV and much more.

    Stay tuned!

    • 38 min
    Nicos Marcou - Associate Director - Talent Consultant at EY - All About Recruitment - Talent Acquisition - What makes a successful CV? Part 1

    Nicos Marcou - Associate Director - Talent Consultant at EY - All About Recruitment - Talent Acquisition - What makes a successful CV? Part 1

    You are in for a treat! Nicos Marcou, Talent consultant at EY  takes us through his career journey and discusses recruitment and talent acquisition. 
    What are the soft skills to prioritise before hiring?
    What does a recruitment consultant actually do?
    What makes a successful CV and much more.

    And that is only Part 1!

    Stay tuned for Part 2 --> What should companies do to keep their employees happy. Why do people leave their jobs? What makes a successful leader?  -- coming next Sunday!

    • 35 min
    David Gilgur - From finance to teaching to investing - All about investing in start-ups and Blue Lake Accelerator

    David Gilgur - From finance to teaching to investing - All about investing in start-ups and Blue Lake Accelerator

    Hello and Welcome back our fellow listeners! This week, we have with us, an exceptional guest that didn't always work in Tech but has a fascinating journey. David started his career at Bloomberg and is now a founding partner at Blue Lake, a UK based early-stage VC that invests in startups.  
    What happened to UK investing in Ukrainian companies and startups? How was Blue Lake Accelerator created? What mistakes do founders do? How easy is it to find investors and how do you do it? All these questions answered by David here. 

    If you want to contact David you can find him on linkedin as David Gilgur or email him at d.gilgur@vimesvc.com

    David on Forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisoncoleman/2020/02/09/the-entrepreneur-helping-ukraines-startup-talent-to-go-global/?sh=5b41766f7736

    Enjoy!

    • 33 min
    Ryan Wisnesky - From QA to Programming and building a company based on his PhD project at Harvard

    Ryan Wisnesky - From QA to Programming and building a company based on his PhD project at Harvard

    All the way from San Fransisco, Ryan Wisnesky takes us on a journey of his career in Tech. Starting as a QA Engineer, moving to programming and eventually starting a company as a co-founder that was based on his final dissertation for his PhD at Harvard. Do Mathematicians need to know programming these days? How has his company, Conexus, helped Uber? What are the main responsibilities of a CTO and much more. Enjoy! and don't forget to leave a review on iTunes.

    Here are some links that Ryan shared with us.
    How academic start-ups differ: https://www.kauffman.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/fromlabbenchtoinnovation.pdf 


    Work with Uber: paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.04881 and community outreach: https://eng.uber.com/dragon-schema-integration-at-uber-scale/  and https://www.meetup.com/Category-Theory/events/zpvmgsyccfbhc/ 


    General audience article on category theory: https://www.quantamagazine.org/with-category-theory-mathematics-escapes-from-equality-20191010/ 

    • 28 min
    Nathalia Rus - From studying politics to a coding bootcamp to being a co-founder - How to successfully run a company remotely

    Nathalia Rus - From studying politics to a coding bootcamp to being a co-founder - How to successfully run a company remotely

    Welcome back! This week's episode is all about Nathalia Rus. A successful co-founder that went from political studies to learning how to code through a coding bootcamp and eventually running a company named Custodian. Custodian will digitise your car ownership experience. It will keep all your car's important documents, photos and reminders in digital format. Nathalia is in charge of the hiring process, the Front end, the Back end of the application and pretty much everything around Custodian. She is very knowledgable of all new technologies and she explains how to successfully run a company remotely. Nathalia is also an artist! Don't miss this week's episode and don't forget to leave a review on iTunes! 

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Joseph Senyah - From Programming to Business - Working as a Product Owner and Product Manager

    Joseph Senyah - From Programming to Business - Working as a Product Owner and Product Manager

    Ever wondered how it is to switch jobs from Technology to Business or the opposite?
    Joseph has done it and he shares his tips and experiences with us. Once a programmer, always a programmer? What does a Product Owner and Product Manager do, and much more. Stay tuned! 

    • 31 min

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