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Ep. 107, Crafting a fulfilling career: Wisdom from industry leaders Jeff Hicks and Mike F. Robbins


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Aired March 4, 2024 | 73 min

In this episode of The PowerShell Podcast, Andrew Pla hosts esteemed guests Jeff Hicks, Microsoft MVP, and Mike F. Robbins, renowned Azure PowerShell writer. They discuss vital non-PowerShell skills for a successful IT career, reflecting on experiences from the OnRamp program at the PowerShell Summit and emphasizing knowledge sharing. The conversation extends to community projects, recommended books, and nurturing curiosity.

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Jeff Hicks

Jeffery Hicks, a Microsoft MVP with over 30 years of IT experience, specializes in Microsoft server technologies, focusing on automation and efficiency. He works as an independent author, teacher, and consultant, teaching PowerShell and automation globally. Jeff has authored and co-authored books, writes for various publications, and speaks at tech conferences and user groups.

Mike F. Robbins

Mike F. Robbins, lead technical writer for Azure PowerShell at Microsoft, is a scripting and automation expert with a background in PowerShell. He shares his expertise through writing, blogging on his website, and continuous learning initiatives.

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Andrew Pla

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Andrew Pla, a seasoned IT professional with over 10 years of experience, has spent the last 5 years mastering PowerShell. An ardent member of the PowerShell community and a Microsoft MVP, he loves sharing his knowledge and leveraging automation to solve complex problems. You can always find him connecting with others on the PDQ Discord and troubleshooting, with the firm belief that a problem shared is a problem halved.

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