284 episodes

Want to learn what it takes to start, develop and build a successful career in tech? The IT Career Energizer podcast enables you to find out how. More than 250 IT professionals, consultants and experts have shared their career experiences and insights to help you to succeed. Previous guests have included Jeff Atwood (Stack Overflow), Troy Hunt (Have I Been Pwned), Nicole Archambault (La Vie en Code), April Wensel (Compassionate Coding), Kent Beck (Agile Manifesto), Chani Simms (SHe CISO Exec Founder), Danny Thompson (Community Leader), Sanjeev Sharma (DevOps Expert) and many more industry recognised figures.
Join Phil Burgess and his latest featured guest every Monday.

I.T. Career Energizer Phil Burgess

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    • 4.9 • 85 Ratings

Want to learn what it takes to start, develop and build a successful career in tech? The IT Career Energizer podcast enables you to find out how. More than 250 IT professionals, consultants and experts have shared their career experiences and insights to help you to succeed. Previous guests have included Jeff Atwood (Stack Overflow), Troy Hunt (Have I Been Pwned), Nicole Archambault (La Vie en Code), April Wensel (Compassionate Coding), Kent Beck (Agile Manifesto), Chani Simms (SHe CISO Exec Founder), Danny Thompson (Community Leader), Sanjeev Sharma (DevOps Expert) and many more industry recognised figures.
Join Phil Burgess and his latest featured guest every Monday.

    The Roadmap To Your Future Is Not In Your Resumè with Laura Berman Fortgang

    The Roadmap To Your Future Is Not In Your Resumè with Laura Berman Fortgang

    Laura Berman Fortgang is recognised as a pioneer in the personal coaching field and part of the founding team of the International Coach Federation. She has brought coaching to NASA, Florida’s State Government and dozens of Fortune 500 companies.

    Full show notes and links to related resources are available on the IT Career Energizer website - https://itcareerenergizer.com/e282

    • 24 min
    Be Selective About Where You Work with Shawn Livermore

    Be Selective About Where You Work with Shawn Livermore

    Phil’s guest on today’s show is Shawn Livermore, a software engineer, a consultant, a software architect and a tech startup founder, managing to raise venture capital investment six times.

    He has also authored several books on software and business including the recently released ‘Average Joe: Be the Silicon Valley Tech Genius’.

    Full show notes and links to related resources are available on the IT Career Energizer website - https://itcareerenergizer.com/e281

    • 26 min
    Don’t Be Afraid To Start At The Bottom and Stay Curious with Raffi Jamgotchian

    Don’t Be Afraid To Start At The Bottom and Stay Curious with Raffi Jamgotchian

    Phil’s guest on today’s show is Raffi Jamgotchian, the founder of Triada Networks. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and a member of both Infragard and the US Secret Service’s Joint Electronic Crimes Task Force.

    • 19 min
    Don’t Be Afraid To Learn New Things and Don’t Skip The Fundamentals with Nigel Poulton

    Don’t Be Afraid To Learn New Things and Don’t Skip The Fundamentals with Nigel Poulton

    Phil’s guest on today’s show is Nigel Poulton, who does what he loves - playing with tech and teaching Kubernetes all around the world. He has trained well over 1 million people with Docker and Kubernetes.

    • 27 min
    Gain Mastery By Specialising and Build Strong Relationships with Will Johnson

    Gain Mastery By Specialising and Build Strong Relationships with Will Johnson

    Phil’s guest on today’s show is Will Johnson, a developer, speaker, blogger and marketer who enjoys helping people reach their goals by using the power of social media. He is currently a Learner Advocate for Egghead.io and Presentation Director for Kansas City Women in Technology.

    Full show notes and links to related resources are available on the IT Career Energizer website - https://itcareerenergizer.com/e278

    • 21 min
    Be Aware Of Your Own Unique Value and Learn About The World As Well As Technology with Jennifer Byrne

    Be Aware Of Your Own Unique Value and Learn About The World As Well As Technology with Jennifer Byrne

    Phil’s guest on today’s show is Jennifer Byrne, a former Chief Technical Officer for Microsoft US where she worked with companies and organisations across industries and market segments to re-frame their business opportunities in digital terms.

    She now advises start-ups and mentors young women & leaders on making the most of today’s fast-changing, tech-infused world.

    Full show notes and links to related resources are available on the IT Career Energizer website - https://itcareerenergizer.com/e2

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
85 Ratings

85 Ratings

Ilmobsorber ,

Great!!

I just stared listening to this podcast couple of weeks ago and love every episode so far. I like the structure of interview questions and how each guest shares his/her unique experience in the industry.

JTonIndy ,

Great guests...great topics

The range of topics is fantastic. The guests are engaging and offer solid advice for anyone in IT or the tech sector. I highly recommend this podcast!

Ilreader ,

Excellent Podcast For IT Professionals

Phil Burgess has excellent guests who share good practical advise. This is a good podcast for someone starting their IT career and for the IT professional looking to advance their career.

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