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Episode 22

Last updated Sep 4, 2022 Edit Source

# Episode 22

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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss Nick’s 1 Year Check-in at VMware, Part 2. 

Original Recording Date: 2019-1-19 

Topics – Nick’s 1 Year Check-in at VMware, Part 2, John’s Questions 


# 4:04 Extracurricular activities 

# 6:55 Transitioning from IT operations to Sales 

# 13:44 Company culture check 

# 18:19 Training Pace 

# 20:44 Management 

* It’s been more like having a coach. 

* Listen to our episode on effective 1-1s with your manager 

# 25:02 Skills Nick Wishes He Had Coming into the Role 

# 31:09 Getting Hired was not the First Time Nick Applied at VMware 

# 35:46 Recommendations for others