Tech Podcast: How did you get that job?

20 min | Shaun Cheatham | Podcast | Career development Upskilling Job searching General

How Did You Get That Job? is the technology careers podcast from Hays which explores the secrets of success through insightful conversations with tech leaders at the top of their game. 

Join Shaun Cheatham, Chief Sales Officer at Hays, as he speaks to those who have the coolest tech jobs making a difference to the way we live our lives. 

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S2 E11: Embracing diversity in tech with Barbara Skerritt (ICON) 

In this episode, Shaun Cheatham sits down with Barbara Skerritt, IT Director (EMEA) at ICON Plc. She shares insights from across her 30-year career, starting in data management and fast forwarding to now, where she is IT Director (a role which she asked for!) to lead a whole new product at ICON. 

Barbara talks about how she loves working in teams and is a natural people leader. This has led her on to creating a Women in Technology group, where she can help see through a diversity and inclusive vision, and encourage women to speak up and challenge HR with their processes. She also talks about embracing imposter syndrome, her focus towards dyslexia and how in life, you should feel confident to ask for things. 

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About this author

Shaun Cheatham Chief Commercial Officer at Hays

Shaun is responsible for the creation and execution of sales strategies, as well as running the Major and National accounts organization, for Hays in the U.S.. With over 20 years of staffing industry experience, Shaun now hosts the Hays Technology podcast, ‘How Did You Get That Job?’.

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