32 min

Taking the leap into tech leadership, with Kumar Parakala (GHD Digital‪)‬ How Did You Get That Job?

    • Technology

In the latest episode of How Did You Get That Job?, host Shaun Cheatham meets Kumar Parakala. Currently based in the US as President of GHD Digital, Kumar saw his career really take off when he moved to Australia, where he worked in a public sector role before spending 14 years at KPMG.
Kumar came on the podcast to discuss his career and how he got to where he is today. He is a huge advocate of taking risks, and speaks candidly about the benefits of this, as well as the negative impact this has had at times. He also shares his insights into what it takes to become a leader in tech today, as well as why he has championed diversity throughout his time in the workforce.
Listen to Shaun’s interview with Kumar for:  
Advice on how to impress senior stakeholders Tips on how to be an effective leader in tech Reasons for embracing diversity Interested in making the next step in your tech career? Head over to the Insights section on the Hays website for advice on writing a CV, passing an interview and other ways to equip yourself with the skills you need.

In the latest episode of How Did You Get That Job?, host Shaun Cheatham meets Kumar Parakala. Currently based in the US as President of GHD Digital, Kumar saw his career really take off when he moved to Australia, where he worked in a public sector role before spending 14 years at KPMG.
Kumar came on the podcast to discuss his career and how he got to where he is today. He is a huge advocate of taking risks, and speaks candidly about the benefits of this, as well as the negative impact this has had at times. He also shares his insights into what it takes to become a leader in tech today, as well as why he has championed diversity throughout his time in the workforce.
Listen to Shaun’s interview with Kumar for:  
Advice on how to impress senior stakeholders Tips on how to be an effective leader in tech Reasons for embracing diversity Interested in making the next step in your tech career? Head over to the Insights section on the Hays website for advice on writing a CV, passing an interview and other ways to equip yourself with the skills you need.

32 min

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