Against a traditional career path with Demetrios Vassiliades(DV-001)


February 22nd, 2023

41 mins 45 secs

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In this episode of the SIWIKE Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier Podcast, guest host Demetrios talks about his diverse interests in construction project management, YouTubing, photography, and running an Etsy shop. Demetrios shares his journey of self-discovery, from being shy and lacking confidence to gaining independence through studying tax accounting and living alone in Canada. He also talks about his childhood memories, his parents' work, and his desire to escape England. Demetrios shares his career path, starting from a junior designer position to becoming a tax assistant, and eventually pursuing his passion in construction and renovation technology. In this episode, you'll learn how Demetrios navigated the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and his latest pursuits, including job hunting and working with Luki on his YouTube shorts.

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0:00 Intro
00:48 Demetrios Current Updates
1:37 Demetrios as a Kid and Finding Confidence
6:25 Studying and Early Jobs
8:52 Finding Yourself and Passion
14:58 Job Hopping and Getting Into the Tax Field
17:46 Escaping England
21:21 Hospitality, Cars and Solar
26:33 Back to Hospitality and Going to Construction
31:16 Covid Situation and YouTube
37:08 SIWIKE

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