329 episodes

Want to learn what it takes to start, develop and build a successful career in the Information Technology industry? The IT Career Energizer podcast enables you to find out how. More than 300 IT and tech 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.

IT Career Energizer Phil Burgess

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    • 4.9 • 93 Ratings

Want to learn what it takes to start, develop and build a successful career in the Information Technology industry? The IT Career Energizer podcast enables you to find out how. More than 300 IT and tech 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.

    Begin With The End In Mind and Use Your Time Wisely with Matthew Gaddy

    Begin With The End In Mind and Use Your Time Wisely with Matthew Gaddy

    In this week’s show, Phil talks to Matthew Gaddy, a productivity & high-performance coach for engineers, helping them to operate at their best so that they can produce work that makes a difference.

    He is on a mission to increase productivity in a way that reduces stress and fosters a quality working environment.

    Matthew talks about the importance of visualizing our ideal outcomes & sticking to the roadmap that will take us there. He also discusses the value of time management & how planning can help

    • 27 min
    Diversity of Experience Is Crucial and Let People Know What Excites You with Michal Juhas

    Diversity of Experience Is Crucial and Let People Know What Excites You with Michal Juhas

    In this week’s show, Phil talks to Michal Juhas, who has worked in the tech industry for over 16 years. He has held a variety of positions during his career, from software developer to CTO.

    He is now an IT Talent Advisor, Recruiter, Career Coach & Trainer as well as the author of 6 books and creator of multiple video courses.

    Hear why it’s crucial to gain as much experience as possible in the early days of your career, as well as the ways in which a note could help your job applications.

    • 30 min
    Always Put Yourself Out There and Be Consistent with Edidiong Asikpo

    Always Put Yourself Out There and Be Consistent with Edidiong Asikpo

    In this week’s show, Phil talks to Edidiong Asikpo, a developer advocate who writes technical articles about Kubernetes, web development, soft skills & open-source contributions

    She has given more than 50 talks at various tech conferences and meetups around the world and also played a significant role in building three of the most impactful developer communities in Africa

    Edidiong talks about the importance of embracing new opportunities and why consistency matters so much when it comes to your care

    • 30 min
    Build Long Term Relationships and Find A Great Mentor with Sham Jabeen

    Build Long Term Relationships and Find A Great Mentor with Sham Jabeen

    In this week’s show, Phil talks to Sham Jabeen, a Senior Account Manager for Total Computers, working in partnership with vendors such as HP Enterprises, Microsoft and Google, managing clients in the legal, financial and gaming industries.

    She is also the co-founder of Tech UK as well as a tech mentor and empowerment coach with a focus on women and diversity.

    Sham talks about the value of building relationships, the importance of finding a mentor, and how coaching can help to guide our career paths.

    • 38 min
    Invest In Yourself With A Growth Mind-Set and Understand The Value Of The Knowledge You Gain with Ben Hong

    Invest In Yourself With A Growth Mind-Set and Understand The Value Of The Knowledge You Gain with Ben Hong

    In this week’s show, Phil talks to Ben Hong, a Vue.js Core Team Member and a Staff Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify as well as a Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies & Map Platforms. He has spoken, taught and Emc’ed around the world at events and he is also a lead instructor at Vue Mastery.

    Ben discusses the value in investing in yourself with a growth mind-set, why we should always appreciate our personal career path, and the experiences that make it unique.

    • 19 min
    Focus, Go Deep and Remember To Have Fun with Annie Liew

    Focus, Go Deep and Remember To Have Fun with Annie Liew

    In this week’s show, Phil talks to Annie Liew, who graduated from a Front-End bootcamp in summer 2019 and is currently the Front-End Engineering Lead at Pastel. She’s passionate about bringing the technical and visual aspects of digital products to life and cares deeply about the user experience, beautiful pixels and writing clean, accessible code.

    Annie talks about how effective focus can help you to dig deep into a problem set, how to develop your skills and the importance of fun.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

Arlie K ,

Highly recommend!

IT Career Energizer is an excellent listen! It’s obvious that Phil puts extraordinary effort into finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in this world. There is truly an episode that will benefit everyone - you don't want to miss it!

HammerNJ ,

Fantastic Show!!!

The I.T. Career Energizer podcast is a MUST to subscribe to - whether you’re just starting your career in Information Technology, looking back at a 25 year career, or just considering a job in IT.
I’ve been a listener for over a year and find valuable insights every week!

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.

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