Jeremy Schifeling is the author of Linked, a guide to using LinkedIn and your network to find the job of your dream. He is the Director of Consumer and Product Marketing at Khan Academy and often speaks of his own career journey going from a classroom teacher to a career in tech. Check out LinkedContinue reading “How to conquer LinkedIn, get the job, and own your future”
Kathryn Troutman is the author of 28 books on Federal job seeking. She wrote the first book on the Federal resume, the Federal Resume Guidebook, in 1996 when the government went online with their jobs site, USAJOBS.gov. Today she is known as the Federal Resume Guru. Kathryn is the Founder and President of The ResumeContinue reading “How to write a federal resume with Kathryn Troutman”
Sidney Morss is a content and social media manager with a knack for backend platform management. She’s also a standup comedian, consultant, and Tik Tok star. She shares her journey of transitioning from the stage to content creation, having her boss discover her Tik Tok channel, and navigating the balance of producing videos and lifeContinue reading “How to make fun of work”
Alex D. Tremble is an award-winning speaker, author, and leadership expert who has over 10 years of experience coaching and advising some of our nation’s most senior-level government leaders. Alex began his career managing three government-wide senior leadership development programs and quickly went on to establish GPS Leadership Solutions LLC., while publishing two bestselling booksContinue reading “How to grow your influence…”
D & B speak with DR. ELI JOSEPH, author, educator, and TEDx speaker who currently serves as a faculty member at Columbia University and Queens College and as a partner and medical examiner at ExamOne, a Quest Diagnostics company. Using rejection to fuel his professional achievements, he earned a bachelor’s degree at the age ofContinue reading “How to turn career rejections into long-lasting success”
A former worldwide director of finance, Rusty Gaillard walked away from 13 years at Apple to become a coach when he became more interested in his InnerTech than in external success. He now helps others turn off autopilot, ask better questions, and write their own rules for success. Rusty had a career & life manyContinue reading “How to rewrite the rules to sucess”
Vik Kapoor is an ICF-certified professional coach at the PCC level who helps his clients utilize their strengths, dial down the drama, and find meaning in every area of life. Though he works with a range of middle-managers and senior executives, his focus is on emerging leaders and rising stars. Vikram (“Vik”) Kapoor is aContinue reading “When is it time to change with Vik Kapoor”
D & B sit down with Daniel Sih, co-founder of Spacemakers, a productivity consulting group for busy leaders. Daniel’s book “Spacemaker – how to unplug, unwind and think clearly in the digital age,” not only tells us why it is important to create space away from technology, it provides clear strategies on how to create one’sContinue reading “How to unplug, unwind, and think clearly”
This week for another Name That Job segment, D & B sit with Talaya Dendy, founder of On the Other Side LLC. Talaya Dendy is a Cancer Doula, Cancer Thriver, Cancer Health Equity Consultant, Mental Health First Aider, and Podcaster who has dedicated her career to advocating for, guiding, supporting, and empowering people diagnosed withContinue reading “How to offer integrative care and complementary therapy”
We are honored and thrilled to be included in Mac Prichard‘s Find Your Dream Job Top Career Podcasts of 2021! We thank Mac for his mentorship and presence in supporting others to find their career path. Find the full list of career podcasts here. Mac reached out to Dan and Brendan over the summer of 2021Continue reading “Top Career Podcasts of 2021!”
D & B sat with Virginia Franco to hear how to approach online applications and the formidable ATS. Virginia offers specific and concrete examples of how to clearly showcase your experience and talents, as well as what language you want to include whenever you apply online. She reminds us that its best to have networked before applyingContinue reading “How to write a resume that showcases your strengths”
D & B sit down with Joseph Alteri, Account Executive for New York Wired for Education to discuss their online professional development program. Whether preparing for your first job or learning skills to advance your career, METRIX learning offers a self-directed, home-based solution to help you to qualify for your next position. For those interested,Continue reading “How to skill up from home”
D & B sit down with Meghan Corneal, Feminist Director and Gender and Inclusion Advisor at Rooted Impact, to hear her thoughts on policies and practices needed to create a truly inclusive work environment. We spoke about using one’s privilege to actively advocate and de-center one’s own views through dialogue and active listening. You canContinue reading “How to create an inclusive workplace”
For this Name That Job, D & B sit with Marie Alessi. Marie Alessi has chosen to dedicate her journey to interrupting the stigma of grief. After losing her husband to a brain aneurysm, she founded the Movement “Loving Life after Loss” and now inspires others in processing their loss, by being a shining exampleContinue reading “How to love live after loss”
D & B sit down with Anna Gordon, career strategist, mindset coach, and founder of Strut 4 Success. She explains how she supports those looking to manifest career changes through re-framing their inner narrative and building a collective of others dedicated to their transformation! If you’re interested, you can find Anna and her work atContinue reading “How to create a career collective”
D & B sit down with David Campion, a program manager for a university recruitment program, to hear about his experience with recruitment and HR. As he tells it, there’s no secret sauce – you can always tell if someone is really passionate about a position by how they talk about their interest in theContinue reading “How to excel in human resources”
D & B sit down with Gabrielle DeMers to hear about her efforts to switch careers from Opera to Program Management in the Tech sector. She speaks of her approach to setting her target, identifying her transferable skills, and finding “fit” in the job postings she’s applying for. Positive Plugs: 4K Aerial Films Whether youContinue reading “How to identify my transferable skills”
D & B sit down with an old friend, Alejandro Souza, to hear about his social venture: PIXZA. Part Mexican-style pizzeria, part workforce development project for socially abandoned peoples, Souza shows that with the right mindset you can create impactful change in your hometown.
D & B sit down with Kara King from The Hill to hear her recommendations on resume building. And the best resume hack that simply takes some whiteout!
D & B discuss the challenges of developing one’s voice within the workplace and actualizing the promise of setting boundaries for oneself while in the hunt.
D & B sit down with Bork I, aka Ofosu Jones-Quartey, to speak about how he create a life filled with his passions: music, spirituality, and mindfulness. They discuss the importance of a personal practice as the foundation for a life filled and fulfilled.
D & B sit down with Enock Muwanguzi, entrepreneur, educator, and founder of EnterSkills Uganda. They discuss the passion and patience required to start a project and the rewards that come from investing in one’s own community.
D & B sit down with Derrick Brown, Director of Talent Acquisition, to hear how he’s made critical choices throughout his career, and his views surrounding recruitment and personal fit. Positive Plug: OBS
D & B sit down with Sean McKenzie, standup comedian from SF and NYC. He speaks of networking, seniority, and the unique grind of stand-up. Plus he describes an unusual way to showcase your specific talents.
Dan and Brendan sit down with Chris Boyster, Chief Lobbyist for the Illinois Collaboration for Youth, to hear his take on policy, advocacy and activism. Positive Plug: Asana!
Dan and Brendan sit down with Yavuz Inanli, a recruiter for Dexis Consulting Group, to hear his advice on how to land a job in international development, the tricks of recruiting, and how the myth of the 1 page CV may keep you from your dream job! Positive Plug: We’ve all heard the argumentContinue reading “How Do I Get Seen?”
Dan and Brendan sit down with Son Nguyen, a LinkedIn recruiter, to discuss how to establish your profile, build your network, and utilize some of the newest features that the site now offers. Plus Dan has good news! Positive Plugs: LinkedIn Learning: Opportunity.LinkedIn Open Candidates Feature LinkedIn Learning!
This week Dan shares about new developments in his week and both reflect on lessons learned these past few weeks.
This week Dan and Brendan sit down with Dr. Andre M. Perry from Brookings to discuss his latest research on inequality within our communities. Dr. Perry highlights that we must look beyond the numbers to see the apparent lack of opportunities, investment, and wealth within communities of color around the country. His message is oneContinue reading “What Are the Unemployment Numbers Not Saying?”
This week, Dan and Brendan are joined by Dr. Bridget Williams, the Chief of Staff from Orange County Public Schools. She speaks of her experience as a school principal and district leader, and how this has led her toward a community-based model for hiring for her district. Her advice is clear, surround yourself with knowledgableContinue reading “Respect and Opportunity: Dr. William’s Approach to Equity”
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2gmy7-df55dd Dan and Brendan sit down with Chad Ryerson, a career coach, to discuss his strategy to finding your next career. They discuss how to pick a sector, set targets, and build your network to meet your professional goals. Lessons learned: you can do anything for a year.
Dan and Brendan discuss the first step when career seeking: discovering what type of job you want. They discuss tools such as personality assessments, research, and a helpful visual activity to help any job seeker clearly identify their target. Positive plugs go out to several job boards both use for their search. Positive Plugs: JobContinue reading “Where’s the Bullseye?”
Daniel and Brendan discuss the challenges of the grind and the push for productive time. Their discussion talks about scheduling time for self-care, projects, and professional development and the power of aimlessness, along with a few tools they use to feel accomplished in their days and weeks in the search. Positive Plugs: 10 Percent Happier:Continue reading “What is Productive Time?”
Dan and Brendan discuss why they started this project through questions and banter. Plus they discuss the cost and benefits of being underemployed when job searching. Positive Plug: Career One Stop Services vary by location but can include: Resource rooms with phones, free internet and resume writing tools Employment plan development Job training services JobContinue reading “Who? What? When? Why? Hello!”