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Michal Juhas

In this week’s show, Phil talks to Michal Juhas, who has worked in the tech industry for more than 16 years. He has held a variety of positions during his career, from software developer to chief technical officer. And in 2019 he founded Geek Recruiters and he is now an IT Talent Advisor, Recruiter, Career Coach and Trainer as well as the author of 6 books and the creator of multiple video courses. Michal joins Phil to talk about why it’s crucial to gain as much experience as possible in the early days of your career, as well as the ways in which a note could help your job applications.


Michal Juhas


MichalJuhas.com – Click on the link to check out Michal’s personal website!

CareerUpgradeTools.com – Click on the link to check out Michal’s career tools website!

YouTube.com/MichalJuhas – Click on the link to visit Michal’s Tech Recruitment channel on YouTube!

2 Top Career Tips

1) At the beginning of your IT career journey, look for ways to gain more experience by accepting tasks from those who need work done. This looks great on your record when you come to the interviewing process.
2) When applying for a job, always include a note to explain why you are excited about a particular opportunity.

Show Notes

Worst Career Moment

When Michal’s company went out of business. He had built it from scratch, but it ultimately failed. Michal learned not to be too over-optimistic and be more realistic when it comes to challenges.

Career Highlight

Working as a coach and recruiter, Michal finds many highlights these days by discovering new talent – those who bring something special to the role they have taken.

The Future

The global nature of IT means that developers can now take positions around the world. Technology allows free movement in remote terms, and skills can be put to good use, no matter where we live.

The Reveal

What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?

After a suggestion from a friend, Michal fell into IT.

What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?

to read more books, as they inspire the mind.

What is the worst career advice you’ve ever received?

If you had to begin your career again in today’s world, what would you do?

Michal would experiment with more technologies and learn more programming languages.

What career objectives are you currently focusing on?

Identifying the companies that he wants to work for.

What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?

Marketing, sales and copywriting.

What do you do to keep your own career energized?

Working with mission-driven companies, which adds a new sense of purpose.

What do you do in your spare time away from technology?

Spending time with family.

Contact The Guest

Contact with Michal Juhas through the following social media platforms:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/juhas.michal/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaljuhas/

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