Episode 06 — The Social Media Mentor with Danny Thompson

Posted on May 4, 2021.

At the age of 30, Danny Thompson moved from frying chicken at a gas station to a career in software development. He is now a software engineer and a chapter founder at Google Developers Group. Since then, his mission has been to give back to his community and to help others like him locally and around the world by sharing his journey.

Danny chats with Jeff Gothelf about getting hired in tech, and how to use social media to become forever employable.

You’ll hear Danny and Jeff Gothelf discuss:

What sparked the change in Danny’s life.

Why you shouldn’t concern yourself over timelines.

The power of prioritization.

How Twitter can be a place of opportunity.

What drives Danny to help people.

How the current crisis has impacted Danny and his work.

In the Forever Employable podcast, host Jeff Gothelf shares stimulating, impactful stories and interviews with successful professionals as he prepares to launch his new book. It is his aim to provide listeners with the actionable insights to take them from professionally fit to forever employable. 

Watch the full conversation between Danny and Jeff here.