006: The Ins and Outs of Training: Why, How, What, and When
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Welcome to episode 6 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solutions Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our careers. In today’s episode, we discuss the topic of skills and product training: Why, How, What, and When. Original recording date: 2018-01-18 Topics 2:20 – Why * Why you need it and should want it * Best practices consistently change as technology changes * Standing still in the technology industry is not an option * Completion and sense of accomplishment * Why the company needs you to have it * Technology outsourcers need new expertise to remain relevant to customers * You need it to support changing of internal software / hardware * Why the presence / lack of a training plan can affect job / company selection * Smaller companies may not have this * Regulatory compliance based on industry may require employee training plans * Do potential employers have…