It’s All About People with Chuck Tomasi

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Chuck Tomasi

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.


Chuck Tomasi

Resources – Click on the link to check out Chuck’s website! – Click on the link to check out the Podcasting for Dummies podcast and website!

2 Top Career Tips

1) Never forget the value of people in the IT sector. Careers flourish when results are delivered, but also because relationships are nurtured.
2) Even if you consider yourself to be introverted, make an effort to meet and greet people. Career opportunities almost always come from other people.

Show Notes

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.

Career Highlight

At the most recent conference, Chuck got to MC the event and connected completely with most of the attendees.

The Future

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.

The Reveal

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

After a computer programming course in school

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

Trust is the ultimate currency

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

It’s better to beg forgiveness than ask permission

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

Find a mentor and coach much sooner!

What career objectives are you currently focusing on?

Creating and maintaining relationships inside and outside of the company

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

Being able to translate complex information for any audience.

What do you do to keep your own career energized?

Knowing that his work is positively impacting lives.

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

Podcasting, creating content, travelling and spending time with family

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