Set Realistic Goals and Persistence Is Key with Peter Johnson
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In this week’s show, Phil talks to Peter Johnson, a QA engineer. Peter has contributed to test automation on a variety of software projects in embedded systems, web services and satellite communication software. Peter talks about setting realistic goals, and how to stay on track with them. He also discusses the importance of persistence in achieving success.
2 Top Career Tips
Worst Career Moment
Early in his career, Peter felt a sense of displacement, and took a role in an unfamiliar area, which shaped the direction of his whole outlook on his career.
Peter found himself on the receiving end of some very attractive offers from large and influential tech companies, and found himself in the enviable position of being able to choose.
IT is continuously evolving. Every day is a “school day”, which allows us the constant opportunity for learning and growth.
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?