45 episodes

Career Success Stories is a podcast series from everyday people and industry experts who will inspire your own career journey. Marina Pitisano discusses careers, the challenges, how to advance your career and overcome obstacles with the people who have been there and who are going through it. She also chats to industry and business leaders to give you the insights from the experts.

Marina is a Career Coach with over 25 years’ experience helping manage their careers, take a leap, move up the corporate ladder and helping people return to the workforce after redundancy or parenting. Be inspired…

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Career Success Stories is a podcast series from everyday people and industry experts who will inspire your own career journey. Marina Pitisano discusses careers, the challenges, how to advance your career and overcome obstacles with the people who have been there and who are going through it. She also chats to industry and business leaders to give you the insights from the experts.

Marina is a Career Coach with over 25 years’ experience helping manage their careers, take a leap, move up the corporate ladder and helping people return to the workforce after redundancy or parenting. Be inspired…

    Interview Coaching Leads to Chloe’s Career Success

    Interview Coaching Leads to Chloe’s Career Success

    If you’re struggling when you get to interviews, you are not alone. In this podcast episode, we hear from Chloe who was invited to interviews but wasn’t successful. Chloe didn’t have the skills to get to the next round. She decided to engage with Marina for Interview Coaching which helped her stand out at the job interview and achieve career success.
    During the Interview Coaching, Marina shared her proven techniques to help Chloe be prepared and have confidence in her ability to ensure she was successful. The Interview Coaching included:
    How and what to prepare before the interview Structuring your responses in a logical way How to showcase your experience and achievements Preparing responses to common and uncomfortable interview questions How to deliver your messages with confidence The importance of asking questions What to do after the interview If you are job searching and preparing for interviews, book a complimentary 15 minute Career Chat with Marina to find out more, click here.

    • 40 min
    Daniel Finds Confidence and Career Success After Redundancy

    Daniel Finds Confidence and Career Success After Redundancy

    Daniel suddenly found himself redundant after 8 years with his employer. He decided to reach out to a professional career coach to navigate his way through the job search journey to find success. While working with Marina, Daniel applied for 3 roles, secured 2 interviews and was successful with receiving a job offer!
    In this podcast we discuss the critical elements of job searching and why you need to have all the pieces of the puzzle to stand out. You know you’re the right person for a role, but you may be overlooked because you’re not presenting and promoting yourself in the best possible way.
    Understanding how to package all the elements of your application – cover letter, resume, interview skills, confidence and mindset – will help you find the career success you deserve.

    • 47 min
    Jump Start Your Career Successfully Gets Ainslie Back Into Work

    Jump Start Your Career Successfully Gets Ainslie Back Into Work

    Ainslie returned to Australia and realised just how much the career landscape had changed. She registered for the Jump Start Your Career Program and has now successfully secured employment that aligns with her values.
     
    Upon returning to Australia, Ainslie was unsure what recruiters and employers wanted to see on resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles. In the past she had successfully run her own business, been employed overseas and now was completely unsure how to stand out and find her ideal job.
     
    Find out how the Jump Start Your Career Program helped Ainslie discover how to:
    Understand adverts and key elements of the job description Create a resume and cover letter using language that will get you noticed How to use LinkedIn to attract recruiters and employers to your profile Be prepared for job interviews and what questions to ask Network and connect with the right people Uncover roles that are not even advertised Find confidence in yourself and shifting your mindset To learn more about the Jump Start Your Career, a 4 week interactive career coaching program where you get to work directly with Marina to achieve your career success, click here.

    • 38 min
    Jump Start Your Career helped Diana aim higher to achieve Career Success

    Jump Start Your Career helped Diana aim higher to achieve Career Success

    Diana was in pursuit of her next career opportunity while she was stuck overseas during the pandemic. She initially wanted to apply for an admin role, however, Marina helped Diana identify her skill set and passions in the Jump Start Your Career Program. This helped Diana realise she had so much more potential.
    During the program, Marina helped Diana prepare her job search toolkit – the resume, LinkedIn profile and cover letter, followed by interview practice with professional recruiters to get experience, feedback and advice. Other components of the program include understanding job ads, networking, where to look for jobs and shifting your mindset.
    Diana refers to Marina’s support and guidance as “invaluable” and is now successfully growing her consulting business. To learn more about the Jump Start Your Career, a 4 week interactive career coaching program where you get to work directly with Marina to achieve your career success  Click Here

    • 35 min
    Jump Start Your Career Program launches Rasheeka’s career success

    Jump Start Your Career Program launches Rasheeka’s career success

    When applying for a job you have six seconds to impress the recruiter or manager. Rasheeka is a graduate of the Jump Start Your Career Program and learnt the success factors of landing her dream job. Learn about Rasheeka’s story, her struggles with migrating to Australia and how she took any job to make ends meet before finding career success after completing the Program. The key elements Rasheeka uncovered in the Program include:
    Creating a tailored resume for specific roles Writing a killer cover letter to get her noticed Presenting a professional LinkedIn profile that sold her skills and expertise The importance of networking online and offline How to showcase the best version of you at interviews Developing the right mindset for success To learn more about the Jump Start Your Career, a 4 week interactive online program where you get to work directly with Marina, click here.

    • 41 min
    Claire transitions to a completely new career during the pandemic.

    Claire transitions to a completely new career during the pandemic.

    Claire wanted to transition from being a physio to a sales role and struggled to get the job search tools right. Claire contacted Marina who gave her advice on her resume and that’s how all the magic began. Together they identified Claire’s strengths and transferrable skills, and prepared a suite of job search tools which were focused and targeted - her CV, cover letter and LinkedIn profile which led to recruiters contacting Claire.
    With Marina’s career coaching, Claire also learnt the importance of the job interview, in particular the first 15 seconds - your first impression, and how crucial it is to building rapport. This led to Claire securing her dream role as an account manager for a tech company!

    • 50 min

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