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The Guiding Voice

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Unconventional Journey in becoming an IT Engineer Manager | Vivek Pohre |#TGV180

Unconventional Journey in becoming an IT Engineer Manager

Genre: IT, Management, Career Guidance, Career Switch.

Do you feel like you made the wrong choice of majors in your young days?

Do you aspire to change your career path?

Does software and coding excite you?

Don’t worry you have landed on the right spot!

Switching a career from a non-technical background to a technical one is quite difficult, and one might face many challenges while doing so. 

In today’s episode we have Vivek Pohre, he has completed his degree in B. Com but now he is working as a software engineering manager. 

This is an extensive guide for everyone who wants to make a switch in their careers.

In the episode:

  • Vivek’s Career Journey so far (3:35)
  • What kind of challenges did you face in learning technologies? (17:16)
  • What’s one thing that bothers you most? (30:29)
  • How do you keep yourself up to date with contemporary technologies? (35:59)
  • What kind of trends are you seeing in the role of an engineering manager? How will it shape up in next 5 years or so? (39:03)
  • Rapid Fire Round (42:33)
  • What is your advice to those aspiring to make BIG in their careers? ()

About the Guest:

Vivek is currently managing a UI Platform in supply chain technology. He started his career  as a Web Designer and graduated as a Tech Lead. Has spent more than 15+ years in Web Technologies as an Engineer. Unlike most of the Engineering leaders, one thing that stands out for Vivek is that he is from B. Com background but learnt nuances of web development from scratch with self-interest and help of his friends & colleagues.

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Naveen Samala:

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Books recommended in the episode:

Indistractable, authored by Nir Eyal

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