11 episodes

Welcome to Working It Out, the podcast that explores the challenges that people face during the early years of working life. Join Emily every Tuesday as she chats to different guests about the dilemmas that they ran into during the start of their careers. They will share stories and attempt to advise those who are at a similar stage, as well as those who are about to begin their first jobs. Instagram: @workingitoutpodcast, Artwork by Alyce Kohler, Music by Tom Cohen.

Working It Out Emily Cohen

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    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Welcome to Working It Out, the podcast that explores the challenges that people face during the early years of working life. Join Emily every Tuesday as she chats to different guests about the dilemmas that they ran into during the start of their careers. They will share stories and attempt to advise those who are at a similar stage, as well as those who are about to begin their first jobs. Instagram: @workingitoutpodcast, Artwork by Alyce Kohler, Music by Tom Cohen.

    10. Women in Business with Frankie Cotton

    10. Women in Business with Frankie Cotton

    Emily is joined by CEO and founder of Let’s Be Frank, Frankie Cotton, about her experience of being a woman in business. They discuss feeling unwelcome in male dominated environments and give advice about how to make positive changes without putting...

    • 39 min
    9. Discussing Salaries with Yasmin Philgence

    9. Discussing Salaries with Yasmin Philgence

    Emily speaks to Yasmin Philgence about how to bring up that awkward conversation about money. They discuss talking about salaries amongst colleagues, talking about it with your managers and knowing how to place numerical value on your abilities.Article...

    • 45 min
    8. Working Abroad with Charlie Wilson

    8. Working Abroad with Charlie Wilson

    Emily talks to Charlie Wilson about his experience of working abroad. They discuss how rewarding it can be to live and work in a completely new place, despite encountering some challenges along the way. Topics include; language barriers, culture shock...

    • 46 min
    7. Starting a Business with Holly Pollack

    7. Starting a Business with Holly Pollack

    Emily chats to entrepreneur, Holly Pollack, about how she co-founded her first business, Go Get Glitter, at the age of 19. We look back at her journey from finishing school to her most recent venture, Go Get Personalised. Topics include; decisions for...

    • 44 min
    6. Generational Differences with Ruth Wilson

    6. Generational Differences with Ruth Wilson

    Emily is joined by TV Director Ruth Wilson, who talks about the differences that she has noticed whilst working with people of various generations. We discuss attitudes towards well-being, openness to change, entitlement, and need for praise and...

    • 44 min
    5. Work-Life Balance with Francesca

    5. Work-Life Balance with Francesca

    Emily speaks to Francesca about how she has managed to find a good work-life balance during the first year of her graduate scheme to qualify as a chartered surveyor. They discuss how to fit in the various elements that we have to factor into the working...

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Laura_678 ,

Brilliant!

Really interesting and informative podcast about entering the working world! Excited to see what’s next!

Nicki Simmons ,

An eye opener for employers .......

Easy listening and informative. A great podcast not only for those going in to the profession but those of us responsible for trainees likewise.

Well done Emily.

ebjmyers ,

Life changing

Such a relatable podcast. Didn’t even realise I needed it! Starting work in August and this has really bridged a gap

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