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Some loose thoughts after 9 months at Citrix

Firstly, where did those 9 months go? Wow.
Back in July 2016, I joined Citrix. Long overdue, I wanted to collect some loose thoughts, so here goes:
Being more Senior is still weird, but good
It is still an odd sensation going from being one of the most junior staff members of a team, to one of the … Read more »

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Impressions from my first week at Citrix

On Monday this week, I joined the Interoperability team at Citrix, based in Cambridge. I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on my first week here, and talk generally about what I’ve witnessed.
When I join a company, I try to understand what they do, how they view themselves, and what they want to do. … Read more »

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I’m joining Citrix

I’m pleased to be able to say that I’ll be joining Citrix in July 2016.
I’ll be moving away from “pure” IT support and into an internal sysadmin/software tester role within the Citrix Interoperability Team. Their job is to regularly stand up the latest builds of the entire Citrix portfolio and ensure it all works smoothly … Read more »

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Job hunting resources: Resume, Cover Letter, and Interview tips

It seems it’s the season of layoffs, so I wanted to share something that I feel might be useful to anyone affected.
No one likes updating their CV/Resume and attending interviews as the best of times, let alone when you’re forced to by decisions that aren’t under your control. Help is at hand though, thanks to … Read more »