How to land your first tech job, Startups and writing on Medium | Richard Luo SWIKE(RL-001)


April 12th, 2023

37 mins 34 secs

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Join us in this inspiring episode as Richard Luo, a proficient software engineer currently working at Aspire, shares his unique career journey, the lessons he learned, and the wisdom he wishes he knew earlier. Richard dives into his humble beginnings, the transformational experiences he encountered while working in various tech roles, and how he's striving to make a significant impact at Aspire. He discusses the importance of mentorship, the value of having a clear plan, understanding the reason behind what you're doing, and the necessity of being proactive in shaping your career trajectory. Don't miss this episode if you're seeking valuable insights to navigate your career in tech!

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0:00:00 Intro
0:01:40 Richard as a Kid
5:36:00 Path to Computer Science
10:34:00 University Life
15:01:00 Landing the First Job
19:55:00 Experience with First Job and Own Startup
25:02:00 Working in Aspire and Foray into Media
31:38:00 SIWIKE

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