It’s All About People with Chuck Tomasi
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Chuck Tomasi who has worked in the IT industry for 40 years. His roles have included software developer, systems administrator, project manager and technical consultant to name but a few. He has a particular interest in integrating devices and systems to increase the value of the overall solution. And he likes share what he has learned with the developer community through blogs, videos, live streams, podcasts and books. Chuck’s current podcasts include ‘Technorama’, ‘Chuck Chat Freestyle’ and ‘Podcasting for Dummies’.
In this episode Chuck talks to Phil about the importance of remembering people skills when growing your career. He also discusses the value of putting yourself out there in order to find opportunities.
2 Top Career Tips
Worst Career Moment
While preparing for a conference, Chuck was working with volunteers. There was a great need for perfection, but Chuck was let down by two volunteers, which almost threw the project into disarray.
At the most recent conference, Chuck got to MC the event and connected completely with most of the attendees.
There is a world of opportunity out there in the IT sector, and the chance to create meaningful, impactful products that can change lives for the better.
What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?
What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?
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?
What career objectives are you currently focusing on?
What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?
What do you do to keep your own career energized?
What do you do in your spare time away from technology?