Sergei Poliakov

Frontend Developer - travel audience GmbH - an Amadeus Company

Sergey is a Frontend Developer at Travel Audience in Berlin. He is working with React, GraphQL, TypeScript and styled-components. Although he is only 29, it's already his second career. Before he got a Bachelor and Master Degree in Journalism in Saint-Petersburg and was working for a small travel startup until the fall of the Russian rouble in 2014. It was then when he made his best investment - he learned how to code.

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Career Decisions: Quit or Get Involved

Should I stay or should I go? You can catch yourself thinking about it after another farewell party, good-bye email, 1:1 with your manager, company update or looking at how your new coworker watching movies at work. Having experience in different jobs before IT in this talk, I will raise questions of happiness and self-fulfilment at the working space, the possibilities to have open conversations about it with your management and supervisors, how to find the courage to try to change something before handling your resignation and why "just quit" is not always a meaningful statement.

Language: English

Level: Non technical / For everyone

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