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Episode 018b: Joseph Griffiths Interview Part 2

12/11/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we have Part 2 of a two-part interview with Joseph Griffiths, Staff … Continue reading "Episode 018b: Joseph Griffiths Interview Part 2"

Duration:00:37:56

Episode 018a: Joseph Griffiths Interview Part 1

12/4/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we have Part 1 of a two-part interview with Joseph Griffiths, Staff … Continue reading "Episode 018a: Joseph Griffiths Interview Part 1"

Duration:00:39:14

Nerd Journey 017: Reasons Not to Pursue a Career Opportunity Part 2/2 During Interviews and After the Offer

11/27/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we have Part 2 of a two-part discussion on when to stop … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 017: Reasons Not to Pursue a Career Opportunity Part 2/2 During Interviews and After the Offer"

Duration:00:43:21

Nerd Journey Bonus 02: Thankful

11/20/2018
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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 earlier in our careers. In today’s episode, we talk about the community discussion we had about what … Continue reading "Nerd Journey Bonus 02: Thankful"

Duration:00:42:18

Nerd Journey 016: Reasons Not to Pursue a Career Opportunity Part 1/2 Before Applying

11/13/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we have Part 1 of a two-part discussion on when to stop … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 016: Reasons Not to Pursue a Career Opportunity Part 1/2 Before Applying"

Duration:00:46:06

Nerd Journey 015: Interview Myths and Boss Problems

11/6/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss some Interview Myths and dealing with Boss Problems. Original recording … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 015: Interview Myths and Boss Problems"

Duration:00:53:39

Nerd Journey 014: From IT Ops to Entrepreneur

10/30/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we have part 2 of a 2-part interview with Tom Delicati, founder … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 014: From IT Ops to Entrepreneur"

Duration:00:55:22

Nerd Journey 013: The Sniper Approach to Job Hunting with Tom Delicati

10/23/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we have part 1 of a 2-part interview with Tom Delicati, founder … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 013: The Sniper Approach to Job Hunting with Tom Delicati"

Duration:00:41:14

Nerd Journey 012: Effective 1-on-1 Meetings with your Manager and Gracefully Leaving an Organziation

10/16/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss how to have effection 1-on-1 meetings with your manager and … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 012: Effective 1-on-1 Meetings with your Manager and Gracefully Leaving an Organziation"

Duration:00:50:12

Nerd Journey 011: Questions to Ask in an Interview and Hero Complex

10/9/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss and professional networking and revisit the topic of training. Original … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 011: Questions to Ask in an Interview and Hero Complex"

Duration:00:33:39

Nerd Journey 010: Seven Month Check-In and Impostor Syndrome

10/2/2018
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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 … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 010: Seven Month Check-In and Impostor Syndrome"

Duration:01:01:02

Nerd Journey Bonus 01: VMworld 2018 Experiences, Vendor Announcements, and More Professional Networking at Conferences

9/25/2018
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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 our careers. In today’s episode, we discuss our recent experiences at VMware’s user conference (VMworld 2018), … Continue reading "Nerd Journey Bonus 01: VMworld 2018 Experiences, Vendor Announcements, and More Professional Networking at...

Duration:00:36:31

Nerd Journey 009: Blowing an Interview and Dressing for an Interview

9/18/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss a Career Clickbait article on blowing interviews and how to … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 009: Blowing an Interview and Dressing for an Interview"

Duration:00:40:15

Nerd Journey 008: Learn LinkedIn From MBA Students and Thought Leadership

9/11/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss using MBA Students’ use of LinkedIn as a model and … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 008: Learn LinkedIn From MBA Students and Thought Leadership"

Duration:00:46:15

Nerd Journey 007: Professional Networking and Training Revisited

9/4/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss and professional networking and revisit the topic of training. Original … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 007: Professional Networking and Training Revisited"

Duration:00:37:59

Nerd Journey 006: The Ins and Outs of Training: Why, How, What, and When

8/28/2018
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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, … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 006: The Ins and Outs of Training: Why, How, What, and When"

Duration:00:41:45

Nerd Journey 005: Sales Skills for IT and Questionable LinkedIn Advice

8/21/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss sales skills which IT Operations people can use to advance … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 005: Sales Skills for IT and Questionable LinkedIn Advice"

Duration:00:51:09

Nerd Journey 004: Company Culture and Resume Writing

8/14/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss company culture’s effect on career choices and resume writing. Original … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 004: Company Culture and Resume Writing"

Duration:00:50:10

Nerd Journey 003: Work/Life Balance and Hero Worship

8/7/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss career advancement’s effect on work/life balance and hero-worship in IT. … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 003: Work/Life Balance and Hero Worship"

Duration:00:46:30

Nerd Journey 002: HR and Hiring Manager Early Process Interviews

7/31/2018
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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 careers. In today’s episode, we discuss early process interviews, both screening interviews with HR / recruiters … Continue reading "Nerd Journey 002: HR and Hiring Manager Early Process Interviews"

Duration:00:34:48