38 episodes

Successful job hunting is not by luck, chance or hope, successful job hunting is a science! Learn the secret formula in this podcast series by award-winning careers blogger, author and speaker, Mildred Talabi.

The Science of Successful Job Hunting Mildred Talabi

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Successful job hunting is not by luck, chance or hope, successful job hunting is a science! Learn the secret formula in this podcast series by award-winning careers blogger, author and speaker, Mildred Talabi.

    EP 38: How to find your next job inside your current role…with Malachi Talabi

    EP 38: How to find your next job inside your current role…with Malachi Talabi

    When searching for a new job many of us think of starting afresh outside of our present organisation, but have you considered that your next job can come from your current role?

    My guest on today’s show did exactly this. Malachi Talabi is an award-winning public speaker, entrepreneur and author - and he's also my husband!

    In addition to his entrepreneurial ventures, Malachi has a day job in a primary school where he has recently experienced the latest of several promotions over the last six years in the role.

    In today’s show, Malachi will be telling us more about his exciting career journey, as well as sharing tips on how you too can find your next job inside your current role.

    In this episode we discuss...

    *How to recognise opportunities in your current work place;
    *The importance of building yourself through personal development;
    *The 5 principles of promotion;
    *The role of passion on your path to promotion;
    *How to demonstrate your value to your current employers;

    ...and much more!

    Visit www.mildredtalabi.com to subscribe for future weekly episodes, or find us on iTunes.

    • 45 min
    EP 37: Supercharge your job hunting…with Jacob Share

    EP 37: Supercharge your job hunting…with Jacob Share

    My guest on Episode 37 of The Science of Successful Job Hunting is an expert at creating THE ultimate job search resource guides which are used and shared by hundreds of jobseekers worldwide.

    Jacob Share is somewhat of an internet mogul. As the founder of Share Select Media, Jacob has almost 10 years of experience building and growing authority blog-based communities, one of which is the critically-acclaimed Israeli-based JobMob site which he nurtured to become one of the biggest international job search blog-based communities in the world.

    Jacob himself is a prolific blogger and at the beginning of this year he posted a blog titled ‘366 job search tips for every day of 2016’ which literally contained 366 daily tips for jobseekers.

    We may be almost halfway through the year but it’s always never too late to give your job hunting a boost so in today’s episode Jacob shares some of his super tips to supercharge your job hunting and secure your next role!

    In this episode we discuss...

    *The innovative technique Jacob used to land a new job role;
    *Why you should aim your job search at companies who hire by "audition" not CV;
    *How to maximise the value you can still get from job fairs;
    *Why you should talk job hunting at parties (yes, parties!);
    *How to successfully use job boards, news media and events to gauge industry demand for your skill set...

    ...and much more!

    Visit www.mildredtalabi.com to subscribe for future weekly episodes, or find us on iTunes.

    • 52 min
    EP 36: How to be a Management Consultant...with Richard Newton

    EP 36: How to be a Management Consultant...with Richard Newton

    In Episode 36 of The Science of Successful Job Hunting, we discuss a subject I’ve been looking into myself for the next phase of my career and that is management consultancy!

    My guest Richard Newton is the author of “The Management Consultant: Mastering the art of consultancy”, which is just one of 16 published books he has authored over the past decade in the subject areas of business, management and personal development.

    In addition to being an award-winning author, Richard has spent the last 12 years providing a management consultancy service which helps organisations worldwide with complex change initiatives.

    In today’s episode of The Science of Successful Job Hunting, Richard shares the secrets to his success as a management consultant and tips from his book on how you too can start and thrive in this area.

    In this episode we discuss...

    *The personality traits of a good management consultant;
    *How to find your niche as a consultant;
    *How to secure your first client;
    *Why building good relationships is crucial to your success;
    *What a typical week in the life of a consultant looks like...

    ...and much more!

    Visit www.mildredtalabi.com to subscribe for future weekly episodes, or find us on iTunes.

    • 48 min
    EP 35: Develop and market your career brand...with Craig McAlpine

    EP 35: Develop and market your career brand...with Craig McAlpine

    Today’s episode is all about developing and marketing your personal brand for your career progression.

    My guest is Craig McAlpine, the founder of MyCareerBrand – a New Zealand-based organisation that delivers innovative career coaching and employer services that helps jobseekers communicate their personal brand to employers, and employers to attract and retain the best candidates by promoting their own unique employer brand.

    In today’s episode, Craig shares some of his expert insight in this area, as well as specific steps on how you can develop and market your brand across all areas of job hunting, including on social media.

    In this episode we discuss...

    *What exactly a 'career brand' is and how you can find yours;
    *Why LinkedIn is an essential platform for communicating your brand;
    *How to communicate your brand effectively on your CV;
    *How to take your brand to the interview process;
    *Why consistency is key when it comes to marketing your brand...

    ...and much more!

    Visit www.mildredtalabi.com to subscribe for future weekly episodes, or find us on iTunes.

    • 39 min
    EP 34: Coming up...and a surprise announcement!

    EP 34: Coming up...and a surprise announcement!

    This solo round episode is a bit of a 'non-episode'!

    I have a surprise announcement for you, as well as details of future episodes coming up that you really don't want to miss!

    Check it out...

    Visit www.mildredtalabi.com to subscribe for free or subscribe on iTunes.

    • 9 min
    EP 33: Career inspiration: From college musician to top sales guru…with Jermaine Edwards

    EP 33: Career inspiration: From college musician to top sales guru…with Jermaine Edwards

    My guest on today's 'Career Inspiration' segment is Jermaine Edwards.

    Jermaine is the founder of the Key Account Hack System, a recognised authority in the area of sales and key client growth and......most importantly, someone I went to college with well over a decade ago!

    Jermaine has lived in four countries and has had a successful career in sales and sales management, interacting with thousands of professionals and selling millions in services worldwide.

    He has recently started what he calls "one of his most ambitious projects" to date, which is to help 50 young fathers launch a business in 12 months.

    In today’s episode, Jermaine will be sharing more about his great successes in the world of sales and how he has managed to navigate his career from being a college musician to the sales guru he is today!

    In this episode we discuss...

    *The importance of recognising your transferrable skills;
    *How to develop a growth mindset and utilise this in your career progression;
    *Top tips for getting into sales and key account management as a career;
    *How you can find freedom in structure;
    *How a weekly reading habit can contribute to your career success..

    ...and much more!

    Visit www.mildredtalabi.com to subscribe for future weekly episodes, or find us on iTunes.

    • 39 min

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