Look For Variety In Projects and Why Nothing Is Impossible with Jack Domleo

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Jack Domleo

In this week’s show, Phil talks to Jack Domleo, a front-end developer who loves working with web technologies and creating things for users to interact with. He has a particular passion for UX, accessibility and self-development. He is also the author of “Level-Up Your Career Today: Developer Edition” as well as a blogger and a speaker. Jack talks about the importance of diversifying when it comes to projects. He also discusses why we must not make excuses, and put the work in to get the things we truly want in life and in our careers.


Jack Domleo


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2 Top Career Tips

1) Many believe that you should have lots of projects going on at the same time. However, it is far better to have a variety of projects ongoing, as this will demonstrate your flexibility and breadth of knowledge.
2) Don’t make excuses when you’re afraid of something. No one is going to lower the bar for you. Things are sometimes tough, but never impossible.

Show Notes

Worst Career Moment

Jack was made redundant from his apprenticeship. After six months, the company went bankrupt, and at such a young age, he initially believed that his career had been irretrievably affected.

Career Highlight

Being made redundant from his apprenticeship pushed Jack out of his comfort zone, which has helped him to grow and develop ever since, and has also made him more money!

The Future

Technology is pushing every sector forward, and so the opportunities in every field seem to be limitless. But this does come with a downside, in that security is becoming a larger issue.

The Reveal

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

Jack has always had a knack with computers, and enjoyed considering the opportunities that they could bring.

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

You are not your code. Don’t take comments too personally.

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

That being a front end developer only makes you unmarketable.

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

Jack would work more upon the immature behaviour he displayed at the beginning of his career.

What career objectives are you currently focusing on?

Jack has focused upon side projects and appearances in order to provide an income separate from his employment.

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

Communication and confidence.

What do you do to keep your own career energized?

Keeping abreast of not just developer tools, but new advances in tech in general. This is better done by fine tuning our social media input.

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

Ice hockey, travelling and video games.

Contact The Guest

Contact Jack Domleo through the following social media platforms:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jackdomleo7

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackdomleo7

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