Welcome to the Career Foresight Podcast. This is the show that dives into conversations about the future of work for creative professionals.
Jennifer Spoelma, a career coach, author and speaker is your passionate, thoughtful & inquisitive host.
Her specialty is helping ambitious, creative professionals build careers that align with their strengths, interests, lifestyle and goals.
There are so many options and opportunities in our world today to do work that matters, motivates us, and allows us to keep our life priorities in check. It’s Jennifer's vision to help creative professionals prepare and position themselves to reap the benefits in the future of work economy.
Are you ready to get excited about the future? It's time to start listening to the show!
Episode #100 Celebration!
Wow! We’ve finally arrived at the 100 mark. It seemed to take forever, but speed was never the point.
I just want to say thank you to those of you listening now, and to everyone who has tuned into an episode in the past, or come back again and again.
Making and evolving the Career Foresight podcast has been so much fun because of you.
For Moms Thinking About Going Back to Work | Interview with Diana Cregan
Diana is a career coach who specializes in helping women reconnect with their professional identities and navigate the job market after taking time away from the workforce to focus on raising their children. Her coaching business is Back to Work Roadmap for Mothers and she was kind enough to share her expertise and wisdom on this topic with us in today’s conversation.
Is the Company a Good Fit for YOU?
When it comes to career changing, we spend a lot of time talking about how to show that you are a right fit for the company or position. Landing a job offer is fun, but it’s only truly great when the company you’ll be working for is a great fit for you, too.
Peace Through Prioritization
Prioritization removes mental tension by establishing boundaries about what actually deserves our attention. When practiced well, prioritization frees us from the constant negotiation and renegotiation of what’s important and worth our energy at that time.
The Role of Strengths in a Fulfilling Career
In common conversation, “strengths” is often used interchangeably for words like “skills,” “knowledge” or “abilities.” It’s not that using “strengths” in that way is necessarily wrong, it just doesn’t get to the depth of what strengths really are.
So, what are strengths?
Positioning Yourself on Paper in Your Job Search
One of the biggest criticisms about the modern job market is that who people are “on paper” is prioritized over who they are in “real life.” As someone who has both hired employees and now helps people get hired--I don’t think this argument is worth the time. In this episode I show how to work with the "system" to get the job search results you want.