Given that Google offers no formal SEO training or certifications and it’s not a widely covered topic at universities, a lot of people who enter SEO are self-taught and often fall into this line of work through their careers.
I have met a lot of really great, and some not so great, SEOs and people through this line of work and I’ve found it to be an extremely rewarding career choice.
I’ve put this article together with contributions from some of the best SEOs I’ve had the pleasure of meeting over the years, whose experiences range from IBM and Just Eat, to Canon and Cloudflare.
My Advice for SEO Newbies
The SEO community is an active and welcoming…