The V.City Podcast
How To Have Tough Conversations While Working In Tech ft. Jynx Younan

How To Have Tough Conversations While Working In Tech ft. Jynx Younan

April 9, 2022

It can be tasking to have a tough conversation with your boss or employee, especially in the tech industry. This episode discusses tips to make it easier to coach, train and give feedback effectively. The tech industry is changing rapidly and learning & development roles are needed more than ever, Jynx Younan gives insights from his many years of experience in the tech industry.

 

Building a Community in the Technology Industry in Nigeria by David Abu and Peter Ojum

Building a Community in the Technology Industry in Nigeria by David Abu and Peter Ojum

March 19, 2022

This episode is a brilliant episode about community building with a focus on technology in Nigeria. Peter Ojum (Microsoft Concierge Lead Facilitator) and David Abu (Microsoft Cloud Advocate) have a riveting conversation on the power of community-building programs.

We discussed the job of a cloud advocate and shared the success stories and challenges David faced when training students for the Microsoft Power Platform, in Nigeria. 

In this enlightening conversation, you will learn about David's plan to use the ASUU strike in Nigeria as an opportunity to show students what is possible. This will be done through #ASUU30DaysOfLearning.

Regardless of limitations and obstacles, you will learn the power of a "can do" mindset and how peer mentorship, boot camps and community events can change and transform so many lives in a positive and tremendous way.

"Don't use a sprint strategy for a marathon race" - David Abu.

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The Life of an Infrastructure Software Engineer in Canada

The Life of an Infrastructure Software Engineer in Canada

February 6, 2022

In this episode, Peter and Jason discuss infrastructure software development and cloud computing. They discuss topics from the tech industry in Canada vs the USA, to comparing Docker and Jenkins, and the skills that are needed to get you noticed in the technology industry. Jason tells the story of how he landed his first tech job and gives some great life advice at the end.

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5 Special Things I Learned in 2021

5 Special Things I Learned in 2021

February 6, 2022

Here is what I learned this year. I'll talk about 5 major things I learned this year. I hope the Christmas season was great for you and you got to spend time with your friends and family. As we come to the end of the year, I have reflected on the lessons I learned. I discuss some life lessons in this episode. I wish you a happy new year.

How to become a successful IT Manager and Leader in the Tech Industry

How to become a successful IT Manager and Leader in the Tech Industry

December 28, 2021

In this episode, Peter Ojum discusses with Carlson Factory about growing in the technology industry and becoming a leader in the field of Information technology (IT). Carlson gives insight into what drove him to excel in anything relating to computers and how his career grew so quickly.

Here you will learn about the challenges we faced and how we overcame them.

To get a job in FAANG (Meta (formerly known as Facebook), Amazon (AMZN), Apple, Netflix, Alphabet (formerly known as Google)), and Microsoft may not be easy but it is not impossible. However, there are skill sets and behaviors that need to be developed for this to occur, in this episode, we go over a few of them.

To learn more about how to grow your career in leadership, management, and tech, join us in our conversation.

How to get a tech job in FAANG: Internships, resume building, interviews, software development and engineering - Sam Tsokwa and Peter Ojum

How to get a tech job in FAANG: Internships, resume building, interviews, software development and engineering - Sam Tsokwa and Peter Ojum

November 27, 2021

Sam Tsokwa and Peter Ojum look back on their journey through university in Canada and the United States. It is a fascinating thing to look back and excavate what we have learned along the way. With the help of family and friends, we have gone through tedious college courses, internships, or co-ops and got jobs in Fortune 500 tech companies. 

To get a job after college in FAANG (Meta (formerly known as Facebook), Amazon (AMZN), Apple, Netflix, and Alphabet (formerly known as Google)) may not be easy but it is not impossible. However, there are skill sets that need to be developed for this to occur, in this episode, we go over a few of them.

We could not have done it alone but we are here to give you insight on how to make it through as well. In this episode, Sam gives tips and secrets on how to land your first job, co-op, internship, or experience even while going to school. Sam elaborates on how to organize your resume and use LinkedIn for software development, visibility, and what skills are needed to get hired as a professional in the tech industry. We both discuss what helped us succeed while explaining our experiences in the engineering and tech field. 

In summary, with the knowledge provided in this Podcast, you will be able to gain experience and get that co-op or job opportunity that you have been looking for. If you are interested in full-stack development, web development, engineering, IT, coding, college internships, FAANG job interviews, and co-ops, then this podcast is for you.

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HOW I MET MY HUSBAND - Tips to attract the person you really like

HOW I MET MY HUSBAND - Tips to attract the person you really like

September 19, 2021

In this episode, Peter and Rhoda explain how they attracted each other and the circumstances in which they met. They also give some tips on how to subtly flirt and attract the person you are interested in. They give some insight into what people are generally attracted to and how to know whether or not the person you are interested in is also interested in you.

WHEN TO SAY ”I LOVE YOU”

WHEN TO SAY ”I LOVE YOU”

September 16, 2021

Here we discuss when the time is right to say I love you to your romantic partner. We would like to hear your thoughts and your stories.

Ghosts of the Future - How to delete yourself from the internet to become a digital ghost

Ghosts of the Future - How to delete yourself from the internet to become a digital ghost

September 11, 2021

Have you thought of becoming a digital ghost or trying to delete yourself from the internet? In our world of technology, privacy seems to be fading away, in this podcast we discussed why people want to be hidden and how you can begin doing so from tweets by @jonesusHchrist. Subscribe (here and on YouTube: V.City) to learn more about technology, and relationships on the V.City Podcast Hosted by Peter Ojum.

Things I learned when I moved to Canada from Nigeria (the re-play)

Things I learned when I moved to Canada from Nigeria (the re-play)

September 4, 2021

These are just my opinions from my experiences living in Canada and interacting with people. Correct me if I’m wrong or ignorant in any way. On my YouTube channel, I talk about a lot of my experiences here in Canada. On my podcast, I talk about tech, business, entrepreneurship, and building relationships. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @projectile_md https://projectilestream.com/linktree/

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