Kateryna Gurova

Kateryna Gurova: My career influenced my personality


Development team lead Kateryna Gurova about the difficult beginnings in coding, gaining self-confidence and learning management skills.

πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡°πŸ‡¨πŸ‡Ώ Note: The podcast originally comes mostly in Slovak and Czech language. This website contains the subset of its episodes that are in English. You can find the Slovak version of the website and the complete list of episodes at www.restarty.dev.

Development team lead Kateryna Gurova had a hard time studying computer science and searching for her first tech job. Slowly, she enjoyed coding more and more. Now she helps her colleagues with coding, manages their work, listens and talks to stakeholders and goes for any opportunity outside her comfort zone.

With Katya we talked about:
  • her mum's role in choosing her career
  • why she considered leaving software development - but fortunately didn't
  • how she was stuck in a circle of not getting important tasks - and how she broke it
  • the many ways you can self-develop in tech field
  • seeing the impact of her work
  • and how important it is to ask why