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From LaidOff to Leveled UP

Technology has evolved at an unprecedented pace, disrupting traditional business models and transforming how we live, work, and communicate. One such transformational story is that of Marquis, who made the transition from Asteri to becoming an Infrastructure Engineer.

In the most recent episode of our podcast, Marquis recounts his journey, presenting an unembellished view of the hardships, challenges, and victories of adapting to the technology sector. His story of the tech world is full of challenges and triumphs, and an inspiring story of resilience.

The podcast features Marquis, who started as a QA tester and moved up to quality management. It highlights his past experiences and key skills he learned.

Despite the tech-centric discussion, Marquis' story is not all about the technical aspects. He adds a sprinkle of humor, debating who qualifies as a '90s baby' versus a 'Gen Z 90s kid,' and shares a light-hearted tale about his cousin's first day at Woodland High School.

However, life isn't always filled with light moments. Marquis opens up about his sudden layoff, painting a realistic picture of job hunting amidst a pandemic. His He has valuable insights about the challenges in the tech industry. Despite these obstacles, Marquis emphasizes the importance of resilience and perseverance.

A significant theme throughout the podcast is the necessity of constant learning in the tech industry. Marquis provides a deep dive into his unique approach to skill acquisition, emphasizing the importance of self-investment. His journey of learning Splunk architecture serves as an example of his commitment to staying updated with industry trends.

Marquis also contrasts his lifestyle and energy levels before and after moving from his hometown. This personal growth, coupled with his professional development, paints a holistic picture of his journey.

The podcast concludes with Marquis sharing his social media handles, inviting listeners to connect with him and join his tech community.

Overall, Marquis' journey from Asteri to Infrastructure Engineer offers an insightful, honest, and inspiring look into the tech industry. It underscores the importance of continuous learning, resilience, and personal growth, serving as a beacon of inspiration for those aspiring to make their mark in the tech world.

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