Nerd Journey Podcast

Nerd Journey Podcast

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IT Pro Career Progression and General Discussion


Receiving Performance Feedback
Jun 2 • 41 min
Join the Nerd Journey duo’s discussion on performance feedback: sources, types, and effectively receiving it.
Burnout and Recovery with Josh Fidel
May 26 • 49 min
Welcome to episode 78 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Global Accounts, Job Searches During Recessions, and Organizational Silos with Josh Fidel
May 20 • 33 min
Welcome to episode 77 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Engineer Brain and Career Philosophy with Josh Fidel
May 12 • 49 min
The Nerd Journey crew is joined by Josh Fidel who discusses his philosophy of career development and what he calls “Engineer Brain.”
Vendor Management as Relatable Experience for People Management
Apr 28 • 33 min
This week, the Nerd Journey team discusses using the management of vendor relationships as relatable experience when applying for one’s first people management position.
Feedback and Career Impacts of Convention Presentations with Al Rasheed
Apr 22 • 27 min
The Nerd Journey crew discusses getting feedback on community presentations and the career impact of doing them in the second part of our discussion with Al Rasheed.
Journey to Presenting at Conventions with Al Rasheed
Apr 14 • 34 min
Welcome to episode 73 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Board and Executive Relationships with Brad Tompkins of VMUG
Apr 7 • 39 min
Welcome to episode 72 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Journey to Executive Leadership with Brad Tompkins of VMUG
Mar 31 • 43 min
This week Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_) and John White (@vJourneyman) discuss one career path to executive leadership with Brad Tompkins (@BradTomkins_), the Executive Director of the VMware Users Group.
Taking Control During Uncertain Times
Mar 17 • 28 min
During times of uncertainty, it’s too easy to get so overwhelmed with things we can’t control that we miss the things we can. Join Nick Korte and John White in a discussion of how to go about taking control.
Effective Remote Work Practices
Mar 11 • 38 min
Nerd Journey Episode 69 - In light of Covid-19 concerns, more companies are asking staff to stay home to work. @vJourneyman and @NetworkNerd_ discuss the practices they’ve used in their careers to effectively work remotely.
When Life Disrupts Your Work-Life Balance
Feb 19 • 42 min
Today we discuss handling situations where our lives demand more attention than normal, whether from sudden crisis or low-level wear and tear. We also collect some ways to help care for ourselves.
Three-Month Check-In as a Google Cloud Customer Engineer with John White, Part 2
Feb 11 • 31 min
Welcome to episode 67 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Three-Month Check-In as a Google Cloud Customer Engineer with John White, Part 1
Feb 6 • 33 min
Welcome to episode 66 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Your Position Has Been Eliminated with Mike Burkhart Part 2
Jan 28 • 43 min
Welcome to episode 65 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Your Position Has Been Eliminated with Mike Burkhart
Jan 14 • 47 min
Welcome to episode 64 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Managing Online Communities and Career Path Pt. 2 with Nic Tolstoshev
Jan 7 • 37 min
Welcome to episode 63 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Most Influential Books On My Thinking – Nick Korte
Dec 31, 2019 • 46 min
Welcome to Bonus Episode 09 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier…
Most Influential Books On My Thinking – John White
Dec 24, 2019 • 54 min
Welcome to Bonus Episode 08 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier…
Managing Online Communities Pt. 1 with Nic Tolstoshev
Dec 17, 2019 • 49 min
Welcome to episode 62 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Blogging and the Subtleties of Self-Marketing with Amy Hervey, Pt. 2
Dec 12, 2019 • 30 min
Welcome to episode 61 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Career from a Marketing Perspective with Amy Hervey Pt. 1
Dec 3, 2019 • 31 min
Welcome to episode 60 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Thanksgiving (USA) 2019 Bonus Episode
Nov 26, 2019 • 51 min
Welcome to Bonus Episode 07 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier…
Management Career Observations, Lessons, and Advice with Kelly Schroeder Pt. 2
Nov 19, 2019 • 31 min
Welcome to episode 59 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
The Path to Management and Hard Resume Lessons with Kelly Schroeder Pt. 1
Nov 12, 2019 • 50 min
Welcome to episode 58 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Preparing for Unexpected Opportunities Part 5 – Personal Finance
Nov 6, 2019 • 52 min
Welcome to episode 57 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two Pre-Sales Technical Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Preparing for Unexpected Opportunities Part 4 – Decision Time!
Oct 29, 2019 • 36 min
Welcome to episode 56 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Preparing for Unexpected Opportunities Part 3 – Agreeing to Discuss Opportunities
Oct 22, 2019 • 42 min
Welcome to episode 55 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Preparing for Unexpected Opportunities Part 2 – Contact
Oct 15, 2019 • 32 min
Welcome to episode 54 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Preparing for Unexpected Opportunities Part 1 – Preparation
Oct 1, 2019 • 42 min
Welcome to episode 53 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Considering a Management Career and Learning to Develop Teams with Charlie Nichol Pt 2
Sep 24, 2019 • 51 min
Welcome to episode 52 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Individual Contributor to Manager with Charlie Nichol Pt 1
Sep 17, 2019 • 56 min
Welcome to episode 51 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Bonus: VMworld 2019 US Discussion
Sep 10, 2019 • 54 min
Welcome to bonus episode 06 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
HR and Company Culture – Marisa Eckberg Pt 2
Sep 3, 2019 • 32 min
Welcome to episode 50 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Paid Time Off and Company Culture – Marisa Eckberg Pt 1
Aug 27, 2019 • 36 min
Welcome to episode 49 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Amanda Blevins’s Career Happiness VMworld Session
Aug 20, 2019 • 35 min
Welcome to episode 48 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey Bonus Episode #05: VMworld US 2019 and Choosing an IT Conference to Attend
Aug 14, 2019 • 50 min
Welcome to Bonus Episode #05 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in…
Nerd Journey 047: You, Your Health, and the Datacenter With Keiran Shelden Pt. 2
Aug 4, 2019 • 57 min
Welcome to episode 47 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 046: Career Advancement – Keiran Shelden Pt. 1
Jul 30, 2019 • 32 min
Welcome to episode 46 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 045: Career Conversations With Your Manager
Jul 23, 2019 • 41 min
Welcome to episode 45 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 044: The Nerd Journey First Anniversary Review
Jul 16, 2019 • 60 min
Welcome to episode 44 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 043: Ethan Banks on Podcasting and Turning a Hobby into the Packet Pushers
Jul 9, 2019 • 56 min
Welcome to episode 43 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 042: Ethan Banks and the Journey to Career Self-Awareness
Jul 2, 2019 • 51 min
Welcome to episode 42 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 041: Presentations
Jun 25, 2019 • 48 min
Welcome to episode 41 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 040: Enterprise Architect Mindset – Paul Woodward Jr and A.J. Kuftic Part 2
Jun 19, 2019 • 41 min
Welcome to episode 40 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 039: The Transition to Enterprise with Paul Woodward Jr and A.J. Kuftic Part 1
Jun 11, 2019 • 40 min
Welcome to episode 39 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 038: Jon Hildebrand and Recovering From a Layoff
Jun 4, 2019 • 48 min
Welcome to episode 38 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 037: Jon Hildebrand and the Journey to Architectural Thinking
May 28, 2019 • 30 min
Welcome to episode 37 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 036: Customer Advocacy Programs
May 22, 2019 • 39 min
Welcome to episode 36 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 035: Jimmy Tassin – Minecraft and Building Community
May 14, 2019 • 55 min
Welcome to episode 35 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 034: Jimmy Tassin – Career Path
May 7, 2019 • 44 min
Welcome to episode 34 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 033: Tony Reeves Part 2- User and Advocacy Groups
Apr 30, 2019 • 33 min
Welcome to episode 33 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 032: Tony Reeves Part 1- Career Path
Apr 23, 2019 • 62 min
Welcome to episode 32 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 031: Scaling for a New Endeavor
Apr 16, 2019 • 44 min
Welcome to episode 31 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 030: Adapting to a New Team
Apr 9, 2019 • 49 min
Welcome to episode 30 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 029: Internal Conferences
Apr 2, 2019 • 48 min
Welcome to episode 29 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 028: Asking For More Money
Mar 12, 2019 • 57 min
Welcome to episode 28 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 027: Ramzi Marjaba Interview
Mar 5, 2019 • 68 min
Welcome to episode 27 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 026: The Generalist/Specialist Divide
Feb 26, 2019 • 60 min
Welcome to episode 26 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 025: Adapting to a New Manager
Feb 19, 2019 • 44 min
Welcome to episode 25 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 024: John’s 3-Year Check-In at VMware Part 2
Feb 12, 2019 • 74 min
Welcome to episode 24 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 023: John’s 3-Year Check-In at VMware Part 1
Feb 5, 2019 • 61 min
Welcome to episode 23 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 022: Nick’s First Year at VMware Part 2
Jan 29, 2019 • 41 min
Welcome to episode 22 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 021: Nick’s First Year at VMware Part 1
Jan 22, 2019 • 41 min
Welcome to episode 21 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Episode 020: Reasons to Quit, Area of Destiny, and Finding Your Area of Destiny
Jan 15, 2019 • 47 min
Welcome to episode 20 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey Bonus 04: New Year’s Resolutions
Jan 8, 2019 • 39 min
Welcome to the fourth Bonus Episode of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given…
Nerd Journey Bonus 03: Holiday!
Dec 28, 2018 • 34 min
Welcome to the third Bonus Episode of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given…
Episode 019: “Process Over Outcomes” and “Dreaming in Bands”
Dec 18, 2018 • 39 min
Welcome to episode 19 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Episode 018b: Joseph Griffiths Interview Part 2
Dec 11, 2018 • 37 min
Welcome to episode 18b of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Episode 018a: Joseph Griffiths Interview Part 1
Dec 4, 2018 • 39 min
Welcome to episode 18a of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 017: Reasons Not to Pursue a Career Opportunity Part 2/2 During Interviews and After the Offer
Nov 27, 2018 • 43 min
Welcome to episode 17 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey Bonus 02: Thankful
Nov 20, 2018 • 42 min
Welcome to the second Bonus Episode of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given…
Nerd Journey 016: Reasons Not to Pursue a Career Opportunity Part 1/2 Before Applying
Nov 13, 2018 • 46 min
Welcome to episode 16 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 015: Interview Myths and Boss Problems
Nov 6, 2018 • 53 min
Welcome to episode 15 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 014: From IT Ops to Entrepreneur
Oct 30, 2018 • 55 min
Welcome to episode 14 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 013: The Sniper Approach to Job Hunting with Tom Delicati
Oct 23, 2018 • 41 min
Welcome to episode 13 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 012: Effective 1-on-1 Meetings with your Manager and Gracefully Leaving an Organziation
Oct 16, 2018 • 50 min
Welcome to episode 12 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 011: Questions to Ask in an Interview and Hero Complex
Oct 9, 2018 • 33 min
Welcome to episode 11 of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our…
Nerd Journey 010: Seven Month Check-In and Impostor Syndrome
Oct 2, 2018 • 61 min
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…
Nerd Journey Bonus 01: VMworld 2018 Experiences, Vendor Announcements, and More Professional Networking at Conferences
Sep 25, 2018 • 36 min
Welcome to bonus episode 1 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…
Nerd Journey 009: Blowing an Interview and Dressing for an Interview
Sep 18, 2018 • 40 min
Welcome to episode 9 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…
Nerd Journey 008: Learn LinkedIn From MBA Students and Thought Leadership
Sep 11, 2018 • 46 min
Welcome to episode 8 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…
Nerd Journey 007: Professional Networking and Training Revisited
Sep 4, 2018 • 37 min
Welcome to episode 7 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…
Nerd Journey 006: The Ins and Outs of Training: Why, How, What, and When
Aug 28, 2018 • 41 min
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…
Nerd Journey 005: Sales Skills for IT and Questionable LinkedIn Advice
Aug 21, 2018 • 51 min
Welcome to episode 5 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…
Nerd Journey 004: Company Culture and Resume Writing
Aug 14, 2018 • 50 min
Welcome to episode 4 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…
Nerd Journey 003: Work/Life Balance and Hero Worship
Aug 7, 2018 • 46 min
Welcome to episode 3 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…
Nerd Journey 002: HR and Hiring Manager Early Process Interviews
Jul 31, 2018 • 34 min
Welcome to episode 2 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…
Nerd Journey 001: Career Advancement and Nick’s First Week at VMware
Jul 24, 2018 • 42 min
Welcome to episode 1 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…
Nerd Journey Podcast Trailer / Episode Zero
Jul 17, 2018 • 29 min
Welcome to the trailer/pilot episode 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…