32 episodes

Welcome to the Liz Career Coaching podcast, my name is Liz Herrera and I am your host, career coach and job search ally. I have dedicated most of my profession as a career coach and have worked with many clients and students that have found their niche or continue to strive to find career happiness, purpose and satisfaction. For many reasons, some people find themselves in a career path that does not align with their goals and overall purpose. If you are launching your career or ready for your next career move, this podcast will empower you to pave your path and take the action steps to get you where you need to be. Episodes will entail discussion and interviews around values, interests, finding career satisfaction, uncovering and leveraging strengths, and conversations with professionals in diverse industries. Music: https://www.purple-planet.comArtwork: Joseph Valenzuela Design

Liz Career Coaching Liz Herrera

    • Education

Welcome to the Liz Career Coaching podcast, my name is Liz Herrera and I am your host, career coach and job search ally. I have dedicated most of my profession as a career coach and have worked with many clients and students that have found their niche or continue to strive to find career happiness, purpose and satisfaction. For many reasons, some people find themselves in a career path that does not align with their goals and overall purpose. If you are launching your career or ready for your next career move, this podcast will empower you to pave your path and take the action steps to get you where you need to be. Episodes will entail discussion and interviews around values, interests, finding career satisfaction, uncovering and leveraging strengths, and conversations with professionals in diverse industries. Music: https://www.purple-planet.comArtwork: Joseph Valenzuela Design

    Own Your Truth: How Should You Define Success?

    Own Your Truth: How Should You Define Success?

    For many of us, we grow up with a societal or cultural expectation as to how we measure and define success - whether its status, income, a specific job title, working in a lucrative industry and so on. 
    But what is the true definition of success? 
    In this episode I invite Davina Ware to have a conversation and delve into the topic of how we should define success.

    ​​Davina Ware is a Career Transition Coach, marketing consultant, and founder of Upwardly Paved Path Career Coaching. She helps people leave stagnant jobs to transition into their best careers that utilize their gifts and place them in positions of influence. Through the latest career transition principles, personal growth coaching, and spiritual development, she leads her clients to make the best career move in 90 days.

    Episode resources / Connect with Davina
    Website and 90 Days to Quit Checklist: http://www.upwardlypavedpath.com Developing Your Success Factor Course: https://upwardlypavedpath.thinkific.com/courses/success-factorYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEK71EDn_kZA8jow4YA6LdQFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/upwardlypavedpathFacebook Group: http://www.stagnantjobtoidealcareer.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/upwardlypavedpath/LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/davinaware Connect with me:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizherrera1/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/
    Website:  https://www.lizcareercoaching.net/
    Email: lizcareercoaching@gmail.com

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    Artwork: Joseph Valenzuela Design

    • 36 min
    Networking Tactics for Introverts with Kathryn Jackson

    Networking Tactics for Introverts with Kathryn Jackson

    If you feel overwhelmed or intimidated by the idea of networking, this episode is for you.  In this episode I have a heart to heart with power networker Kathryn Kaysen Jackson, Career Coach & Consultant on ways to reduce anxiety when approaching networking . Kathryn walks us through techniques and tactics to navigate the networking space based on our individual preferences and comfort level.

    Episode topics include:
    Networking for introvertsLeveraging technology to build your network (Twitter and LinkedIn)Why is networking so important? Networking success storiesTips for university studentsKathryn is a lifelong career development and organizational culture nerd with extensive experience leading career services, running a small business and writing about career and work life. She is an experienced hiring manager with over 20 years of supervising professionals, graduate students, and interns. A first generational college graduate, she is also a lifelong Chicagoan, proud introvert and White Sox fan!
    Connect with Kathryn:
    Twitter: @kathrynkaysen
    Instagram: kjackson9

    Connect with me:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizherrera1/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/
    Website:  https://www.lizcareercoaching.net/
    Email: lizcareercoaching@gmail.com

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    Artwork: Joseph Valenzuela Design

    • 47 min
    Reigniting your Purpose with Mark Danaher

    Reigniting your Purpose with Mark Danaher

    Are you ready to Reignite your Purpose?  In today's episode, I interview Mark Danaher, Career and Life Coach and  founder of Careers by Design.

    Mark shares tools and strategies to help you find clarity and ideas for action to reignite your purpose. Episode topics include:
    5 signs that you are ready for your next move 

    Using journaling and free writing to find clarity 

    Using the wheel of life to find your focus 

    Downshifting and creating a career sketch 

    Job satisfaction self-assessmentEpisode resources offered by Mark:
    https://markdanaher.com/liz
    Mark Danaher is the founder of Careers by Design (www.markdanaher.com). He helps professionals make a career change to the work they will love. Mark is an award winning career counselor and coach for over 25 years helping professionals connect the dots to reduce stress, regain balance, and thrive in their life and career. Through his private coaching practice, Mark presents workshops and training for career professionals, universities, businesses, and organizations throughout the United States.

    Connect with me:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizherrera1/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/
    Website:  https://www.lizcareercoaching.net/
    Email: lizcareercoaching@gmail.com

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    Artwork: Joseph Valenzuela Design

    • 28 min
    Fear of public speaking? 5 tips to help boost your confidence

    Fear of public speaking? 5 tips to help boost your confidence

    If you are afraid of public speaking or looking for ways to boost your speaking confidence, this episode is for you.    I believe that having the skill to speak in public is instrumental in the enhancement of your career and will allow you  to take advantage of many opportunities that you may be presented with.

    In this episode I share 5 strategies to help you overcome that fear and boost your confidence for the next time that you have to take the stage. 
    Connect with me:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizherrera1/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/
    Website:  https://www.lizcareercoaching.net/
    Email: lizcareercoaching@gmail.com

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    Artwork: Joseph Valenzuela Design

    • 26 min
    Career Happy Hour with Graphic Designer Joe Valenzuela

    Career Happy Hour with Graphic Designer Joe Valenzuela

    There's nothing like having a career chat over a glass of wine.  In this episode, I launch a Career Happy Hour segment kicking it off with a Graphic Designer and long time friend Joe Valenzuela.  

    Joe talks to us about his career journey from Milwaukee to Chicago and how he has navigated his career in the creative industry.  Our topics of conversation include:


    His first job and how he leveraged his Spanish skills working for a bilingual community newspaperHow he networked his way into the fieldHow he bounced back from a lay off and used that time to refocus his careerTips on staying competitive as a graphic designerHow to pave a career into the industryHis creative outlet (Barbies!)His freelance work and tips for people interested in doing freelanceFollow Joe:
    Instagram - @barbiec0a
    Youtube
    Facebook - Joe Valenzuela Design
    Connect with me:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizherrera1/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/
    Website:  https://www.lizcareercoaching.net/
    Email: lizcareercoaching@gmail.com

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    Artwork: Joseph Valenzuela Design

    • 37 min
    Removing barriers from the job search process

    Removing barriers from the job search process

    Feeling frustrated or discouraged from the job search process? Are you applying to hundreds of jobs and not getting any results? You are not alone. The job search process can be extremely time consuming and there are so many barriers and factors that affect the success of the job search. In this episode I speak to Eleanor Meegoda, CEO and Co-Founder of JobStep.  We discuss the many barriers and challenges that job seekers face in today's job market and she walks us through how JobStep helps to automate the process and eliminate some of the most time consuming barriers.
     
    Eleanor Meegoda is the CEO & Co-Founder of JobStep (www.jobstep.co), the fastest way to get a better job. Eleanor is passionate about using technology and data, breaking down barriers to growing careers and expanding access to the wealth those careers bring. Prior to JobStep, she built data science-enabled products at tech companies, including the 3rd largest U.S. Job Board.
    Connect with me:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizherrera1/
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/
    Website:  https://www.lizcareercoaching.net/
    Email: lizcareercoaching@gmail.com

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
    Artwork: Joseph Valenzuela Design

    • 45 min

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