The Career PROgressions Podcast
By Mark Allred
The Career PROgressions PodcastSep 29, 2023
Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Resume w/Tom Hannemann
I recently heard a story about a candidate who wanted to call out their ability to have great attention to detail on their resume. The only problem was…they misspelled the word "detail”. How ironic is that?! These little slip-ups can absolutely tank you with recruiters and hiring managers.
Do you have something hiding in your resume that’s holding you back? If you’re not sure, you’ll definitely want to listen to this episode of the Career PROgressions podcast.
We’ve invited resume guru Tom Hannemann from Australia for our conversation. He’s seen it all and knows how to make your resume stand out for the right reasons. He's spent two decades guiding executives and working with distinguished associations like the Director Institute, Resumes Australia, and BlueSteps Executive Career Services.
So, check yourself before you wreck yourself by leaning into this conversation!
Can You Complete a Late Life Career Pivot? w/Elaine Varelas
How would you quantify things are going with your work these days? Are you frustrated, feeling unappreciated or just not feeling like you’re doing the kind of work you were made to do? Or, perhaps have you been forced by circumstances beyond your control into a season of life where you’re not working and though you're scared and worried about your financial stability, you really don’t want to return to the kind of work you were doing before.
Deep inside you is a hunger to pivot. You want to evolve into work that may be completely different from what you’re doing now or were doing before. But is that possible?
On this week’s episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast, I’m going to join forces with Elaine Varelas to answer this question. She’s been answering questions for career-minded professionals as the Job Doc for the Boston Globe for almost 20 years. In a recent article she tackles the question, “Is it possible to pivot in your career late in life.” If you are wondering the same thing, then this episode is for YOU.
Is Making a Career Change Late in Life Possible? The Job Doc - The Boston Globe
Your Prescription for a Great Career in Pharma w/Todd Eury
This episode is a REVEALTalent Focused Conversation. We’re going to do a deep dive into the world of pharmaceuticals. In an era marked by remarkable technological advancements and transformative shifts in healthcare, the pharmacy landscape has undergone a remarkable metamorphosis. Over the past ten years, we have witnessed a multitude of changes that have revolutionized the way pharmacies operate and the services they provide. But, are the Pharmacists of tomorrow properly preparing themselves for the new pharmacy they will be working in and are today’s Pharmacists fully aware of and adapting to the changes that are happening all around them?
To help us with this conversation, we’ve invited someone who has been recognized by Medaka Life the last two years as one of the most influential voices in healthcare. Todd Eury is the Founder and CEO of the Pharmacy Podcast Network. This network hosts more than 50 podcasts that feature some of the most influential and innovative voices in the pharmacy profession. With over four million downloads since 2009, his network has been the leading audible resource for pharmacists who want to keep up with the latest information in their field. On this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast, he’s going to write us a prescription that will clear our heads about the realities of the pharmacy’s evolution!
Do you want to listen to more engaging conversations about what's going on in the world of Pharma? Check out these great podcasts on the Pharmacy Podcast Network:
Is AI Coming for Your Job? w/ChatGPT
Since before most of us were born, science fiction shows have showcased artificial intelligence working alongside mankind to save the day. But...now that it has truly arrived in the real world, many of us are understandably a bit nervous about if it will be friend or foe.
Have you thought about the impact AI is going to have on your job or your job search? On this episode of the #careerprogressionspodcast we step out of the box to have a little fun and actually interview #chatgpt to see what it has to say about it's impact on your #future. Believe me...you don't want to miss this conversation. What it has to say is #fascinating and a bit #creepy.
Earning Your Career w/Marshall Goldsmith (part 2)
We continue our conversation with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith about his new book The Earned Life. In this episode, Marshall and Mark explore the goal of an earned life and how to combat what Marshall refers to as the "Great Western Disease" which is clinging to the idea that "I will be happy when..." Tune in to learn more about how you can earn the career and life of your dreams!
Earning Your Career w/Marshall Goldsmith (Part 1)
Often the reason we feel stuck in our careers or get trapped in a long job search is simply because we struggle with committing to what we want our life’s work to be. We also may be missing out on an exciting new direction in our career because we’re more focused on avoiding regret instead of being open to opportunities. So, how do we change our paradigm to unlock a career of fulfillment? Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, who has coached some of the world's most successful leaders and has been recognized as one of the Top Ten Business Thinkers in the world, will help answer this question by talking with Mark about his latest book, The Earned Life. He simplified and organized the formula he’s been using for years to help some of our greatest leaders make their best choices, accept the risks involved, and put out their maximum effort. Now he's sharing this formula with you!
The Right Way to Use Job Boards w/Steven Rothberg
There are literally thousands of job boards out there. When career-minded professionals today want or need new work, they almost always start their search on job boards. But, is that really the best strategy? Steven Rothberg joins Mark on this episode to answer that question. Steven is the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of the College Recruiter job board that can be found at collegerecruiter.com. This job board has been a great resource for college graduates for over 30 years. He's bringing his experience in this space to our show to help us maximize our use of job boards!
A Purposeful Job Search w/Kevin W. McCarthy
Have you ever wondered about your purpose and how or if it applies to your career? Many have struggled with this. One of the five career drivers we always encourage career-minded professionals to consider is the meaning of the work. For some people they rank this as their most important career driver, others rank it as the least, but no matter where you would rank it, I know our guest today would encourage you to at least consider your purpose. Kevin W. McCarthy is the creator of the website: ONPURPOSE.me. He’s a man on a mission to eradicate meaninglessness from the planet one person at a time!
The Power of Goal Setting w/Tana Greene
The beginning of a new year is always the perfect time to reevaluate your goals and set new ones. But, according to the best research, less than 3% of Americans have written goals and according to research by the University of Scranton only 8% of people who set New Year’s goals actually achieve them. Are you struggling with your goals? What goals do you need to make about your career? To help you consider that, Mark has invited Tana Greene to join us for a conversation. Tana is a speaker, author and the CEO and Founder of MyWorkChoice. In her life, she’s had quite an intimate relationship with goal setting that we're exited to have her share with you on this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast.
Hacking a Career in Cybersecurity w/Dan Lohrmann - Volume 2
We're back with a second helping of wisdom about building a successful career in Cybersecurity! On this episode, we have another of Cybercrime Magazine's top Cybersecurity professionals to follow in 2022. Dan Lohrmann is an internationally recognized Cybersecurity leader who has advised and been a trusted resource for the White House, the U.S. Department of Home Land Security, and the National Governor’s Association, as well as multiple Fortune 500 companies. He’s authored or co-authored multiple books and contributed to several articles on Cybersecurity in distinguished publications like Forbes and the Huffington Post. He'll be joining Mark to continue the conversation about becoming the Cybersecurity expert the companies of the world need today!Check out some of his latest articles on Cybersecurity: 7 reasons Security Pros Fail and Security Pros Need a Mentor
Hacking a Career in Cybersecurity w/Roger Grimes - Volume 1
Did you know that hackers have technology that enables them to guess your password over 10 trillion times a second? Are your passwords strong enough to withstand that kind of assault? If you're in the field of Cybersecurity or aspire to be, are you prepared to turn back cyberattacks like these that are getting more sophistocated every day? On this episode of the Career PROgressions podcast, Mark sits down with one of Cybercrime Magazine's top 30 Cybersecurity experts to follow in 2022. Roger Grimes has written 13 books and has appeared in over 1000 articles on Cybersecurity in respectable publications like Newsweek. Listen to what he has to say about landing a job in Cybersecurity and thriving!
Breathing Through Setbacks
The road to success isn't always going to be what you hope for. You are rarely going to be able to get into the fast lane and hit cruise control. There will be traffic, accidents and detours that will frustrate you. If you want to maintain your forward momentum, you're going to have to learn how to BREATHE through the hardships. On this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast, Mark shares a very personal story about a difficult setback on his career journey. We hope you will learn as much from the experience as he has!
Your Career isn't About You w/Johnny Walker
To get the career you want, you're going to discover that it can't be about you. I know...it's a bit of a paradox. On this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast, Executive Career Coach Johnny Walker joins Mark for a conversation about how empathy is the key to finding the work you want and advancing in your career. Learn how to put the needs of others first in a way that leads right back to you and the career you're longing for.
Live Life in Crescendo w/Cynthia Covey Haller
What if I told you no matter what important things you've accomplished in life that your most important work is always ahead of you? Do you believe that? I can tell you that Stephen R. Covey did. In fact, his motto was to "live life in #crescendo". This means that the volume of your life should always be increasing.
10 years after he left our world, Stephen R. Covey's last book is being released and I hope our world finds it to be his best! His daughter, Cynthia Covey Haller, is blessing us by bringing this amazing book that she wrote with her dad to a world that desperately needs to find hope in the important work yet to come.
Join us on episode 51 of the #CareerPROgressionsPodcast to learn how to adjust your paradigm and embrace the important work that's still ahead of you!
Order your copy of Live Life in Crescendo HERE
Becoming a Trust & Inspire Leader w/Steven M. R. Covey
Our world desperately needs #leaders who can #trust and #inspire our #workforce in this challenging working climate. Stephen M. R. Covey's new book 𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞 provides a #blueprint for leaders who #aspire to be this kind of leader! On our special 50th episode of the Career PROgressions podcast, Stephen M. R. Covey joins Mark to talk about what it takes to be a trust and inspire leader and why this kind of leadership is so important to today's workforce.
Check out Stephen's book Trust & Inspire HERE
Stop Stressing About Your Career w/Carlee Myers
How high would you rate your stress level about your career right now? What if I told you you can mitigate or even control that stress no matter the level you would assign to it? Would learning how to do that be worth 36 minutes and 2 seconds of your time? Well...that's the length of episode 49 of the Career PROgressions Podcast where Mark has a conversation with Stress Management Mentor, Speaker, and Founder of the Stress Less Company, Carlee Myers. She's going to share the details of the personal tragedy that drove her stress level off the charts and the process she used to regain control. And...she's going to show you how to use this process to master the stress you're dealing with right now too!
Learn more about how Carlee can help you manage your stress HERE.
Negotiating Your Career w/Christine McKay
Do you consider yourself a strong negotiatior? A lot of people don't. That's because most people view negotiating as a win/lose debate and it makes them uncomfortable. But, have you ever considered the road to being a better negotiator may begin by changing your paradigm? What if you were able to see a negotiation simply as a conversation about a relationship? No winners or losers, just two individuals striving to achieve a mutually beneficial relationship.
On episode 48 of the Career PROgressions Podcast, author, speaker and Global Negotiation Strategist, Christine McKay is going to share her knowledge about and experience with this approach to negotiation. She's negotiated with nearly half of the Fortune 500 companies and she's going to teach you how to bring a higher level of negotiation to your career!
Check out her VennMasters negotiation course HERE.
Become the CEO of Your Career w/Tammy Alvarez
Congratulations! Today you are getting promotion! Your new title is CEO of Your Career. I wonder...how confident are you about executing all of the important responsibilties of this new role? On this episode of The Career PROgressions Podcast, Mark is joined by the CEO of the Coral Consulting Group, Tammy Alvarez. She was a Managing Director on Wall Street before she made an incredible pivot in her career and now helps career-minded professionals learn how to assume a much stronger leadership role in their own careers. Tune in to hear her story and see how you can level up your leadership role and be the career CEO you deserve!
Upgrade Your Career w/Sonja Price
Who doesn’t like a good upgrade? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could upgrade your career? Well,here’s the thing...all upgrades aren’t created equal. An upgrade to me might actually be a downgrade to you. On this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast, the founder of Dynamo Careers, Sonja Price is joining me to talk about her book The Pivot Point and to offer you some advice about how you can land your dream job and make up to $100,000 more each year. Now that sounds like a conversation worth checking out!
Check out The Pivot Point
Search in Plain Sight w/Somer Hackley
Sometimes what we’re looking for is hiding in plain sight. Is it possible that could even be true about your perfect job? On this episode of The Career PROgressions Podcast, author and CEO of Distinguished Search, Somer Hackley, is joining Mark to talk about some answers about working with recruiters and a job search in general that might be hiding right in front of us. She’s going to share some of the wisdom in her new book Search in Plain Sight.
Check out Somer's new book HERE.
Listen Like an Interrogator w/Mike Reddington
Sometimes it takes a a little interrogation to get to the truth. A good interrogator learns to ask the right questions but they also know being good at intently listening to the answers is equally important. As a job seeker, how could this kind of listening bring value to you job search?
On this episode of the Career PROgression podcast, former loss prevention guru and creator of the Disciplined Listening Method, Mike Reddington, joins Mark to talk about how his experience with corporate fraud interrogations prepared him to become a highly disciplined listener. And, he’s going to share how you can apply his method to your job search to be more effective in interviews and when you’re networking with important contacts.
Check out Mike's new book The Disciplined Listening Method
Trust the Process w/Steve Wortman
One of the toughest parts of being a job seeker is getting the attention of the companies you want to work for. 𝑩𝒖𝒕, 𝒆𝒙𝒂𝒄𝒕𝒍𝒚 𝒉𝒐𝒘 𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒕𝒓𝒚𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒐 𝒈𝒆𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒊𝒓 𝒂𝒕𝒕𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏? Has your primary strategy been introducing yourself to them on job boards? On this episode of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭, I’ll be speaking with CareerPRO Steve Wortman to hear what he’s learned about networking his way into a job he loves. He went through a very painful job search until he embraced the power of his network and found a hidden path to an amazing company he never would have noticed on a job board.
Follow the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭 for more conversations that will help you become more proactive and intentional about your career!
Geeking Out About Your Career w/Tom Cooper
𝐀𝐓𝐓𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍: 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤'𝐬 𝐞𝐩𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐝𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐆𝐞𝐞𝐤𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐲! Well...alright...if you ask nicely, I guess we'll let you sit at the cool table with us.
Sometimes being the smartest person in the room can work against you. If you’ve been blessed with a powerful intellect, you want it to be one of your greatest assets not a stumbling block. Particularly when it comes to your career.
On episode 42 of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭🎙, Mark has a conversation with executive coach, speaker, and self professed geek Tom Cooper. (I’m pretty sure there’s no relation to Sheldon Cooper.) He’s going to share some wisdom about the emotionally intelligent skills geeks need to master to compliment their powerful intellects and propel themselves forward in their careers.
Behind the Recruiting Curtain part 2 w/Simon Mullins
By far one of the most popular episodes of the Career PROgressions podcast was our behind the curtain look at recruiting with John Vlastelica on episode 18. To honor that, we're going behind the curtain again to understand what motivates good recruiters and makes them tick so you can have an edge. On this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast, Mark's joined by the world’s leading independent consultant on executive recruiting, Simon Mullins. For over 30 years from Europe to Asia and both coasts of the US, Simon has managed all aspects of executive serching. He’s going to give us another behind the scenes look at recruiting that we don’t normally get the chance to see.
Who's Fighting for Your Career w/Amy Rylander, MBA
𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐢𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫, 𝐰𝐡𝐨'𝐬 𝐠𝐨𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤? If you're a student at Baylor University, it's Amy Tullis Rylander, MBA! Her career services team goes to great lengths to help students parlay their college experiences into great careers.
If you're not a Baylor University student, you can eavesdrop on some good advice from Amy on this weeks episode of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭🎙! You'll learn some great tips about how to position yourself for the career you want after college or wherever you are in your career.
Informing Your Job Hop w/Janine Esbrand
𝐈 𝐎𝐁𝐉𝐄𝐂𝐓!.....𝐭𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐞𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐣𝐨𝐛 𝐡𝐨𝐩. On episode 39 of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭🎙, we conclude our three-part series to help you successfully navigate a job hop like so many made during the Great Resignation. I’ll be joined by lawyer turned career coach, Janine Esbrand to discuss the best way to gather facts and evidence to inform 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒓 job hop. Janine made her pivot several years ago and now as a coach, keynote speaker and host of the Career Change Maker Podcast, she helps professionals equip themselves for the new work they want.
Learn more about the Career Changemakers Podcast
Test Driving Your Career w/Scott Barlow
𝐈𝐬𝐧'𝐭 𝐢𝐭 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫?🚗 On this episode of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭🎙, we’re joining forces with Scott Anthony Barlow to help you do just that! He's been featured on CNBC, CareerBuilder, Fast Company and Huffington Post and is the host of the very popular Happen to Your Career podcast. He'll be joining me for a conversation about ways you can virtually test drive a new role before you agree to accept it. This episode just might save you from spending years or months doing work that sucks the life out of you!
Check out the Happen to Your Career Podcast
Check out the Designing Experiments Exercises Scott talks about in today's episode.
Say "Hello" to the New World of Work w/Tracey Hooper
On episode 37 we’re going to begin a series of episodes focused on the Great Resignation. First, we’ve invited international speaker and coach, Tracy Hooper to join us to say “hello” to this new world of work brought on by the pandemic. She’s going to share some wisdom from her book The New Hello, What to Say and What to Do in the New World of Work. Our conversation will be full of inspiring insights for anyone who has shaken free of the spell of busyness and is looking for new fulfillment in their career!
From Produce to Producer w/Chase Wayne
𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐢𝐬 𝐮𝐩𝐨𝐧 𝐮𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈’𝐦 𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐩 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐞.🎓 On episode 36 of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭🎙 my guest Chase Wayne will share how a gift from his parents helped him transition from working in the produce department🥬 of his local grocery store after college to accepting a job as a producer for a television station in Richmond🎬.
Chase was certified as a 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐏𝐑𝐎 by completing our 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐏𝐑𝐎 𝐏𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐰𝐚𝐲 program. He’s going to share how this experience helped him find the work his college degree prepared him for. Check out his story on this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast.
#graduates #followyourdreams #carerssupport
How I Prepared My Daughters for Life After College w/Karen DiGenova
A loving mother is truly one of life's great blessings?! If you're a mom (or a dad for that matter), one of the best ways you can help your kids is to pass on the wisdom you have accumulated through your life experiences. On this episode of the Career PROgressions podcast, the Global Head of Talent for Columbia Sportswear, Karen DiGenova, is going to share the very special letter she wrote her twin daughters when they graduated college. This letter includes valuable wisdom she has accumulated over her 25 plus years in talent acquisition that is sure to equip them for a successful career. You’re not going to want to want to miss the opportunity to hear her share the details of this love letter. Join us for this conversation and follow the Career PROgressions podcast for more conversations about being proactive and intentional about your career.
Click HERE to read Karen's graduation letter to her daughters. (Karen, thank you for sharing this special letter with us!)
Perpetual Learning is the "it" factor for IT professionals w/Austin Goddard
𝐓𝐡𝐞 "𝐢𝐭" 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐧 𝐈𝐓 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐢𝐬 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐩𝐞𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠! On episode 34 of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭🎙, IT guru Austin Goddard joins Mark to talk about what it takes to be successful in the ever-changing world of information technology. No matter which career you choose to pursue, his challenge to always maintain your relevance by committing to ongoing personal growth will inspire you. Join us for this conversation and follow our podcast for advice and inspiration to keep you moving forward in your career.
Engaging the Hidden Job Market w/David Perry
Sometimes when we believe in something that's seems impossible or too good to be true it blows up in our face. Well, if you’re a job seeker, here’s something that seems too good to be true: The Hidden Job Market. Over the last several years, news outlets as reputable as Forbes and CNN have reported as many as 70% of available jobs are not even posted. But, is that really true? On this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast, David Perry (International speaker and author of the #1 best selling job search book of all time, Guerilla Marketing for Job Hunters) joins me for a conversation about this mysterious world of potential opportunity. He's also going to share his proven strategy for engaging these hidden jobs and make you a true believer!
Don't Give Up Your Power w/Barb Garrison
𝐒𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐭 𝐣𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐥𝐬 𝐥𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐢𝐫𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐮𝐬. 😡 This certainly can feel like it’s true during a job search. It’s important that we empower ourselves to control what we can control and not give up our power to create the career we want. On Episode 31 of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭🎙, Career and Money Breakthrough Coach, Barb Garrison, is going to share some ways we can maintain power in our job search and design a career based on our truth.
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So, You're Just an Average Job Seeker w/Suzanne Lucas
When it comes to gaining great job opportunities from recruiters, for some it may feel like the "luck of the draw". If you're getting nothing, is it because you’re just too average? On this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast, long time CBS news writer and blogger, The Evil HR Lady (Suzanne Lucas) joins Mark for a conversation about navigating a job search as an average professional. She’ll share the history behind her unique pen name and may help you realize you may be less average than you think.
Why Would You Do This Alone? w/Debbie Boles
Did you know that according to a Gallop poll less than 20% of graduates ever used the services provided for free by their university's career centers? Forbes published in a December 2020 article that career services may be the most important yet underappreciated function in higher education. On this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast, the Senior Assistant Director of Career Services at the University of Oklahoma, Debbie Boles is going to give you a taste of what students are missing when they don't include career services in their college experiences. If you're a student, this is a conversation you won't want to miss. If you're a college alumni looking for work, you're going to be surprised to find out what may still be available to you!
Get Noticed | Get Hired w/Chellie Phillips
Are you doing enough as a #jobseeker to #getnoticed by the companies you want to work for? Would you like some ideas about how to get better at it? 💡 On episode 29 of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭🎙, I'll be joined by award winning author, career #branding coach, and speaker Chellie Phillips to have a conversation about her book Get Noticed | Get Hired! 📖
Learn more about Chellie at https://chelliephillips.com/success
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An Agile Approach to Change w/Marti Konstant
𝐂𝐡𝐚-𝐜𝐡𝐚-𝐜𝐡𝐚-𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐬! Is your current work frustrating and unfulfilling? 🤦 Is it time to make a change? How you approach the need for change matters. If you just react to it, you could unintentionally take yourself from one bad situation to another. However, if you adopt a 𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒂𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒂𝒄𝒉 to your career, navigating times when change is needed becomes much easier. On episode 28 of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭🎙, author, speaker and workplace futurist Marti Konstant, MBA, joins Mark for a conversation about her book 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐀𝐠𝐢𝐥𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫📖. She’ll share insights from over 10 years of research and talk about how responding appropriately to change will inspire your life’s work!
Get access to Marti's 52 Ideas on her website.
Seeing Your Way Through Difficult Times w/Scott Thornhill
What are you struggling with right now? How much is it getting in the way of your goals and your quality of life? Sometimes a health issue, a job you hate or a job loss can send you spiraling into despair. We get it! If you’ve been following Mark's story this year you know why. On this episode of the Career PROgressions podcast, Mark's good friend Scott Thornhill is joining us for a very personal discussion about seeing your way through difficult times. His advice is, "If you can see the purpose behind the struggle then the struggle becomes a gift." Considering Scott’s struggle was completely losing his precious eyesight, We were very curious about how he continued to stay motivated to keep moving forward. If you’re curious as well and would like to know how puts his advice to work in his own life everyday join us for this conversation.
Telling Your Story w/Sarah Johnston
There's no one in the workplace who can bring exactly what you have to offer! But, knowing how you bring value and being able to clearly and confidently articulate it are very different things. Politicians hire campaign managers and actors hire agents to help them stand out and put what makes them special on display. These relationships have one goal: Ensure that they are the one who is selected. If you're looking for new work or a promotion, are you ready to tell your story in a way that gets you selected?
On episode 26 of the Career PROgressions Podcast, the Briefcase Coach, Sarah Johnston, joins me to share tips she has used to help hundreds of job seekers from all levels get chosen for the roles they wanted. I hope you'll choose to join us for this conversation!
Understanding the ATS System w/Amy Miller
Is your resume struggling to find its way through an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? Do you understand how companies use an ATS to organize and prioritize resumes? On this episode of The Career PROgressions Podcast, the host of the popular YouTube series, "Recruiting in Yoga Pants", Amy Miller, joins Mark for a spirited conversation about the truth about the ATS. Please visit Amy Miller's latest episode at https://lnkd.in/dfWYsdW2
Make Work Matter w/Michaela O'Donnell
Are you longing for meaningful work? If you're one of the millions of workers who drag themselves into work every day, put in long hours, execute the plan of an unyielding taskmaster, and produce results that have no regard for their creativity, gifts, and talents, reserve about a 1/2 hour to listen to this episode of the Career PROgressions Podcast. Mark's guest, Dr. Michaela O'Donnell, shares some wisdom from her new book Make Work Matter. Her advice will help you close the gap between what you're doing now and the life-giving work you desire!
Is Money Distracting You from the Career You Want? w/Shannah Compton Game
𝐈𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐣𝐨𝐛 𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐧𝐮𝐭𝐬?! How much of your current salary would you sacrifice to have work that you loved? On this episode of the 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭, the host of the #millennialmoney podcast, Shannah Game (Compton) CFP®, MBA, joins Mark to discuss how to wisely decide where to draw the line between the money you make and the career you want.
Check out the Millennial Money Podcast (Rated as the 4th best money podcast by the New York Times!)
Making the Most of Your Decisions w/Tami Jaffe
You can choose your actions, but you can't choose your consequences! Making good career decisions is an important part of being a CareerPRO. A lot of folks who are struggling in their careers are doing so because they're making reactive decisions or are avoiding making important decisions all together. On episode 22 of the Career PROgressions Podcast, Mark sits down with author, thought leader, success coach, and speaker Tami Jaffe to discuss her formula for making better decisions and living with the one's you've made. Check out her new book, You Already Made the Decision, You Just Aren't Happy With It.
Check out her FREE Corporate to Cash Jumpstart Kit to make the leap from employee to entrepreneur without the headaches.
Getting an E.D.G.E. w/Dr. Jenifer Price
When you're competing for jobs, gaining an edge on your competition could make all of the difference. On episode 21 of the Career PROgressions podcast, best-selling author, coach and speaker, Dr. Jenifer Price, joins Mark to share some wisdom from her book Generation E.D.G.E. that has helped countless students find college and career success! Her 4-step technique will help you gain an edge no matter where you are in your career.
Learn more about Dr. Jenifer Price by clicking HERE
Is Your Resume Still Relevant? w/Virginia Franco
Is your resume still relevant or is it like the newspaper sadly trying to hang on in a digital world? If it is still relevant, it's critical to understand the primary role it needs to play in an effective job search. On episode 20 of the Career PROgressions Podcast, expert resume writer, Virginia Franco, will join Mark for an important conversation about the past, present, and future of your resume!
Learn more about Virginia Franco at https://virginiafrancoresumes.com/
Meaningful Work & Second Chances w/Kyle Horn
Coming back from a big mistake can be a difficult journey. The road to redemption is paved with truth and transparency. And, it often requires a companion who's willing to take a second chance on you. On episode 20 of the Career PROgressions podcast, the President and Founder of America's Job Honor Awards, Kyle Horn, will be joining us. He's going to talk about how his organization is helping companies find the confidence to offer second chances to job seekers who need one and recognize the signs that reveal when someone is truly ready to responsibly rejoin the workforce. I hope you'll join us for this important conversation.
Check out America's Job Honor Awards website by clicking HERE.
A Peek Behind the Recruiting Curtain w/John Vlastelica
Would you like to be able to peek behind the curtain and see how a recruiter or hiring manager is wired? One way to do that would be to have a conversation with someone who "wired" them. On episode 18 of the Career Progressions Podcast, Mark talks to the CEO and Founder of Recruiting Toolbox, John Vlastelica. His company has been mentoring hiring managers and recruiters for over 15 years. He's worked with Fortune 500 companies like Amazon, Disney, Starbucks, Nike, Bloomberg, and more. He's also a sought after keynote speaker at recruiting and leadership conferences all over the world! He's going to give you the opportunity to poke around in a hiring manager's toolbox for a little while. I hope you'll join us!
Battling Employment Biases w/Denny Clark
"Sorry, someone else was just a better fit for the role." Have you ever received this feedback in some form or another as a job seeker? If it was based on your skills and experience, the best thing you can do is to continue to pursue development opportunities to grow professionally. However, if it was based on feelings that come from conscious or unconscious biases, that's an entirely different can of worms. But, what can you really do about it? On episode 17 of the Career PROgressions Podcast, Mark has invited the CEO for Pinnacle Performance Consulting and the award-winning current Chairman of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for SHRM, Denny Clark, to have this important conversation.
Here's the document that was referenced during our conversation: The Disability Inclusion Advantage
Giving Your Interview Questions More Punch w/Ang Onorato
Are your interview questions (or lack thereof) making hiring managers question if you're the right candidate? Mark invites successful business coach and Founder of JoyMark Success Coaching, Ang Onorato, to episode 16 of the Career PROgressions podcast to share her "1-2-3 punch" approach to asking effective questions. She's been sharing this strategy for over 20 years and her clients have boasted a 90% rate success using it.
The Franchise Path to Business Ownership w/Mike Hall
Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit and risk tolerance to start your own business? If you do, owning a franchise is perhaps one avenue to consider. But, how do you choose the right one for you and how do you get started? Franchise guru Michael Hall joins Mark for a conversation and uses his 30+ years of franchise experience to help us dissect the franchise model.
If you'd like to talk to Mike about franchise ownership, you can learn more and start a conversation with him HERE.