010: Seven Month Check-In and Impostor Syndrome
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Welcome to episode 10 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 Nick’s first seven months at VMware and Impostor Syndrome. Original recording date: 2018-07-05 Topics 3:30 – 7 Month Check-In on Nick @ VMware * Nick describes the transition from IT Operations to the vendor side. * John and Nick talk about differences between being a generalist and specialist in VMware technologies. * What’s the biggest surprise? * Helpful co-workers * Emphasis on training * What’s better than you thought it would be? * Management style of leaders, interaction cadence, emphasis on employee growth * Manager 1-1s * How does it feel to be involved in the sales process? Many IT pros think it’s icky. * How is this job like working the help desk? * John shares experience in online forums and its relation to…