130 episodes

Hey there! Welcome to ‘How I Got Hired’: a show about ordinary people like you and me, and how they created extraordinary success in their career. Three times a month, we uncover how they got hired in those career defining roles, whether it's by companies, whether it's by their very first paid clients and we are all about fully practical strategies and tactics; who’s got time for fluff? Not us! So if that is what you are about, you are in the right place. My name is Sonal Bahl, International Career Strategist and Founder of SuperCharge and here I am, every single week to help you to supercharge your believability, networkability, marketability and hireability, so you have a career and life that you are proud of. Now go in and listen with an open heart and an open mind and believe really believe if they could do it, you can do it too. Now let’s get you supercharged! Reach out to us: www.SuperChargeYourself.com. (Podcast music credit: Teamwork by Scott Holmes, under Creative Commons license.)

How I Got Hired Sonal Bahl

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Hey there! Welcome to ‘How I Got Hired’: a show about ordinary people like you and me, and how they created extraordinary success in their career. Three times a month, we uncover how they got hired in those career defining roles, whether it's by companies, whether it's by their very first paid clients and we are all about fully practical strategies and tactics; who’s got time for fluff? Not us! So if that is what you are about, you are in the right place. My name is Sonal Bahl, International Career Strategist and Founder of SuperCharge and here I am, every single week to help you to supercharge your believability, networkability, marketability and hireability, so you have a career and life that you are proud of. Now go in and listen with an open heart and an open mind and believe really believe if they could do it, you can do it too. Now let’s get you supercharged! Reach out to us: www.SuperChargeYourself.com. (Podcast music credit: Teamwork by Scott Holmes, under Creative Commons license.)

    130. Sam Gratton: MBA in Barcelona, then a successful Banking career in London and why he ended it, then film-making & finally founding a global Communication training firm from scratch in Madrid

    130. Sam Gratton: MBA in Barcelona, then a successful Banking career in London and why he ended it, then film-making & finally founding a global Communication training firm from scratch in Madrid

    I’ve been following Sam Gratton for 4 years on LinkedIn, where I came across one of his videos that had all of my favourite components: it was educational, entertaining and energizing. Sam is the founder of Gratton Communications, a communication training firm that helps people with Business English and Public Speaking. His clients include CEO’s and the management teams at Air France KLM, Amazon, LinkedIn, ThyssenKrupp etc. Today we will go behind this journey and retrace the steps Sam took t...

    • 1 hr 18 min
    129. Dr Mona Mourshed: From McKinsey Senior Partner to Global Non-Profit Founder, Learn from her Journey and the profound influence of the Arab Spring

    129. Dr Mona Mourshed: From McKinsey Senior Partner to Global Non-Profit Founder, Learn from her Journey and the profound influence of the Arab Spring

    Join Dr. Mona Mourshed from Generation.org as we explore the magic of education and jobs. She's not your average leader; she's a trailblazer who's traveled from the Middle East to the forefront of changing careers. Our chat is packed with great insights. Mona explains how having a strong passion and connecting it with your goals can transform your life.Let's applaud Generation.org's amazing achievements: 100,000 graduates in just two years, with 80% of them landing jobs! But it's not just abo...

    • 40 min
    128. Where are they now? Neil Bearden on Burnt Boats, Blowguns, Business & Moving back to USA after 14 years in Singapore

    128. Where are they now? Neil Bearden on Burnt Boats, Blowguns, Business & Moving back to USA after 14 years in Singapore

    Today’s episode is part of my series ‘Where are they now’ to check up on how some of my past guests are getting on and how sometimes the best laid plans can go differently.Neil Bearden was a guest on the show back in Nov 2020 on episode 4 titled ‘The True Power of your story’ and if you haven’t listented to it yet, I highly recommend you do, because it is the most downloaded episode. Neil shared his unusual career story that led him to become a tenured professor at one of the world’s le...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    127. Lousin Mehrabi: From a Career in Finance to Becoming one of the most sought after Negotiation Advisors in the World

    127. Lousin Mehrabi: From a Career in Finance to Becoming one of the most sought after Negotiation Advisors in the World

    My guest today is recognised as one of the most influential negotiation professionals in the world and works closely with CEOs and decision-makers to help them get the best out of themselves and their teams. Lousin Mehrabi is trained and mentored by some of world's best (hostage) negotiators, is a Certified Professional Negotiator, speaks 5 languages, has 4 nationalities and no, she is not a secret agent but she does work closely with them. I have been following Lousin on LinkedIn for close t...

    • 48 min
    126. Suneel Gupta: He will help you find that spark again, yes, really, just like he did for himself

    126. Suneel Gupta: He will help you find that spark again, yes, really, just like he did for himself

    My guest today was once seen as the “face of failure” in the New York Times, so if there’s one thing he understands really well, it’s that the road to success is not always smooth. Suneel Gupta learned from his mistakes and went on to found RISE, a breakthrough wellness company recently bought by Amazon. Suneel is now a successful author and host of a docu series called ‘Business Class’. I loved his first book Backable which is about how to get buy-in from others to move your ideas forward, a...

    • 1 hr 17 min
    125. Karin Hurt: From leaving golden handcuffs at Verizon to writing a blog that became a leadership training firm with clients like Adobe, Microsoft, Nestle!

    125. Karin Hurt: From leaving golden handcuffs at Verizon to writing a blog that became a leadership training firm with clients like Adobe, Microsoft, Nestle!

    We’ve had lots of guests on the show who quit their job, were called to a higher purpose, set their eyes on entrepreneurship and never looked back.One thing we don’t often see is the mess that goes on behind the scenes. Karin Hurt’s story is one that deserves to be told, because Karin is no ordinary former 9 to 5’er who started her own training firm. Karin left a very well-paying job at Verizon after 20 years, and left a tonne of money on the table, so much so everyone around her told her she...

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

bestdayofmylifeistodday ,

Unforgettable

Great conversations with interesting guests and don’t miss the sonologs!
Packed with tips that you can apply today!

Helen Dunnett ,

A solid resource for career movers that’s a delight to listen to

1. Love Sonal’s energy
2. Covers all angles of being recruited to being let go
3. Guests are experts
4. You’ll either learn useful tips on how to increase your chances of getting hired or you’ll get that all important thumbs up that your approach is best practice.

Ab kumar ,

Inspiring!!!

A wonderfully stitched together podcast, with some great conversations on careers. Enjoyed the tips, insights and practical wisdom offered by the very interesting guests and the host, who has a very warm style with elegant doses of humor.

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