22 min

How lifelong learning took me from a non-tech background to CIO, with Paul Smith (Amnesty International‪)‬ How Did You Get That Job?

    • Technology

Paul Smith, CIO at Amnesty International, joins host Shaun Cheatham for another episode of the How Did You Get That Job? podcast. Based in the UK, Paul took a non-traditional path into tech and credits his passion for learning with his success today. 
During his conversation with Shaun, Paul discusses his early career, his transition into working in tech and how building relationships with other leaders landed him his current role. He also shares what it’s like working for an organisation like Amnesty and how it helps to motivate him every day. 
Listen to this episode for Paul’s thoughts on:   
Learning the skills you need for career success The importance of “finding your tribe” Why diversity matters more than ever in tech Looking for more advice in your tech career? You’ll find great resources on the Jobseeker tab in our Insights section, such as tips on finding the right role for you, writing a CV and preparing for an interview. For more on learning the right skills, make sure to listen to our episode: ‘Revealed: how to develop the skills you need for a career in tech’. 

Paul Smith, CIO at Amnesty International, joins host Shaun Cheatham for another episode of the How Did You Get That Job? podcast. Based in the UK, Paul took a non-traditional path into tech and credits his passion for learning with his success today. 
During his conversation with Shaun, Paul discusses his early career, his transition into working in tech and how building relationships with other leaders landed him his current role. He also shares what it’s like working for an organisation like Amnesty and how it helps to motivate him every day. 
Listen to this episode for Paul’s thoughts on:   
Learning the skills you need for career success The importance of “finding your tribe” Why diversity matters more than ever in tech Looking for more advice in your tech career? You’ll find great resources on the Jobseeker tab in our Insights section, such as tips on finding the right role for you, writing a CV and preparing for an interview. For more on learning the right skills, make sure to listen to our episode: ‘Revealed: how to develop the skills you need for a career in tech’. 

22 min

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