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    #70 | Job Seeking Strategies, Career Tips and College Admissions Advice from Ten Top Experts

    #70 | Job Seeking Strategies, Career Tips and College Admissions Advice from Ten Top Experts

    We have a special treat for you!  Bobbie put together some top tips from some leading experts on career, job seeking & college advice. In this jammed-pack episode, learn from some of our previous guests:
     √ Dr. Dawn Graham:  Former host of the Sirius XM Dr. Dawn on Careers and author of “Switchers:  How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success. Learn from Dr. Dawn some networking strategies, important career action steps to take while in college and interviewing tips.  Visit Dr. Dawn's website and buy her book here:  Dr. Dawn on Careers 
     √ Austin Belcak:  Founder of Cultivated Culture  and the host of The Dream Job System Podcast .  Learn from Austin some amazing techniques for landing a job without applying online with the “value validation project”.
     √ Mac Prichard:  President of Prichard Communications, Founder and Publisher of Mac's List   and host of the Find Your Dream Job  podcast.  Learn from Mac his tips and advice on the “hidden job market” and informational interviewing
     √ Rich Feller, PhD:  NCDA Past President, Prof & Univ Distinguished Teach Scholar, Keynoter & Author, Entrepreneur, Consultant in all 50 States and six continents.  Visit Rich Feller's Website.  Learn from Rich the importance of experiential learning and the importance of adopting an “HEROIC G” mindset.
     √ Justin Nguyen: Host of the  Declassified College:  Unlock the Cheat Codes  podcast.  Justin attracts a lot of Gen Z listeners.  He helps students navigate into their careers.  He is also a creator and international speaker.  Learn from Justin his best tips on how college students can land amazing internships.
     √ Christine Cruzvergara: Chief Education Strategy Officer at Handshake.  Learn from Christine how Handshake can help college students to land jobs.  Also learn about the future of Handshake and how it will play a role in helping students to identify in demand skills, and where they can acquire those skills…perhaps this will be through micro credentials and creating partnerships between education and industry.
     √ George McGehrin:  Executive Headhunter and Branding Expert:  Learn from George three tips for landing a job.
     √ Michelle R. Weise, PhD: Author of Long Life Learning, on the Thinkers50 Radar List for 2021 and a future of education and workforce strategist. Learn from Michelle s about the future of work.  Michelle is a leading expert in this area.  Visit Michelle's website and buy her book here: Rise and Design 
     √ Madeline Mann:  Career Strategist featured in Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Creator of Self Made Millennial and a Career Coach.  Learn from Madeline the importance of a cover letter.  Madeline teaches us how to write a job winning cover letter in a 3 step EASY process.
    √ Robin Mamlet:  Senior Partner and Managing Director, WittKieffer and former Dean of Admissions at Stanford University.  Learn from Robin what colleges are looking for in the admissions process.

    • 53 min
    #69 | Food Systems Scientist Expert, Host of Evolution Eats and Career Coach, Emily Steliotes

    #69 | Food Systems Scientist Expert, Host of Evolution Eats and Career Coach, Emily Steliotes

    Join us for an in-depth conversation with food system scientist expert and career coach, Emily Steliotes.  Emily says that “the role of industry and policy and regulation is really complex.”
    Forward this podcast to anyone interested in:
     √ Learning how to become a food systems scientist, how to break into this field and what sort of education and training would be best
    √ Learning about the emerging field of food systems, sustainability and research
    √ Farm to Fork
    √ Agriculture to Nutrition
    √ How the production of food impacts our health
    √ Learning about the complex relationship between food and the environment/our health
    √ The growing interest in food system science
    √ Industrial agriculture and the negative impact on the environment
    √ How food transportation impacts the environment
    √ Soil health
    √ Overuse of pesticides
    √ Positive developments in the food industry
    √ Animal welfare
    √ Plant-based and cell-based meat products
    √ Why a land grand university might a good choice for you if this is a field that interests you
    √ Nutrition
    √ Study abroad and immersion in a second language (Spanish)

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    Music Production by Lena Ozea:  Lena Ozea Sound Cloud
    Technical Production:  Richard Barnett
    Introduction by:  Patricia Walsh

    SHOW NOTES:
    Emily’s LinkedIn:   https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilysteliotes/
    Emily’s Email:  emilysteliotes@gmail.com
    Emily’s Podcast:  Evolution Eats
    Emily’s Coaching Website:  College Iris
    Tufts University
    U.C. Davis
     

    • 50 min
    #68 | Peter Economy: Successful Author, Ghost Writer & "The Leadership Guy" at Inc. Magazine

    #68 | Peter Economy: Successful Author, Ghost Writer & "The Leadership Guy" at Inc. Magazine

    Join us for an in-depth interview with author, Peter Economy, to discuss his latest book, “Wait, I’m Working with Who?” We discuss what it is like to work with a "jerk at work!" 

    Peter is the bestselling author of many books including “Managing for Dummies” and is  “The Leadership Guy” at Inc. Magazine where he has published over 1500 columns to date.  Peter is also a successful ghost writer, for over 100 books including Abby Lee Miller’s “Everything I Learned About Life I Learned in Dance Class.”  Peter routinely works with C-Level executives, executive coaches, and business consultants worldwide.
    Forward this podcast to anyone that:
     √ Has a jerk for a boss
    √ Has a toxic work environment
    √ Has a co-worker that is a “credit thief”
    √ Needs a ghost writer
    √ Wants to learn about the 16 work personalities
    √ Wants to learn about “Home-Based Work for Dummies”
    √ Wants to learn strategies to deal with “jerks at work”
    √ Wants to learn why you should hire slow and fire fast

    √ Wants to learn why you should hire slow and fire fast

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    Introduction by:  Patricia Walsh


    Show Notes:
    Visit Peter’s Website:  Peter Economy
    Follow Peter on LinkedIn:  Peter's LinkedIn
    Read Peter’s Columns, “The Leadership Guy” on Inc.com

    • 57 min
    #67 | Sarah Baker Andrus, Founder & CEO of Avarah Careers

    #67 | Sarah Baker Andrus, Founder & CEO of Avarah Careers

    Job Seekers alert!  Join us for an in-depth conversation with Sarah Baker Andrus the Founder and CEO of Avarah Careers.  In this episode, you will learn:
     √ How work has changed since Covid. Learn the meaning of “hoteling” 
    √ Why “It’s not who you know, it’s who you choose to meet”
    √ About the importance of networking
    √ Why it is best to approach the job search with “do I want to work here?”
    √ What the biggest barriers are in the job search
    √ The importance of a plan
    √ Tips for the job interview
    √ What to look for in a study abroad experience
    √ How to switch jobs
    √ How to prepare for changes or jobs that do not exist
    √ If Sarah would bungee jump!

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    Introduction by:  Patricia Walsh

    Show Notes:
    Visit Sarah’s Website:  Avarah Careers
    Subscribe:  10 Days to Jump-Start Your Job Search

    • 58 min
    #66 | Dr. Nancy Schlossberg: Career Development, Transitions and Retirement Expert

    #66 | Dr. Nancy Schlossberg: Career Development, Transitions and Retirement Expert

    Join us for an in-depth interview with Dr. Nancy Schlossberg who is an absolute icon in the space of Career Development, Retirement, Adult Transitions, Adults as learners, and Intergenerational Relationships.
    In this podcast you will learn:
     √ What you should be thinking about when you prepare to retire
    √ The six different retirement paths that Dr. Schlossberg created
    √ Why adult children should hire their parents
    √ What Career Services Providers should focus on
    √ If Career Services Providers are biased
    √ What Dr. Schlossberg and Ruth Bader Ginsburg have in common
    √ About Transitions and how our reactions change
    √ Who Dr. Schlossberg’s mentor is
    √ About her work on the Strong Vocational Interest Inventory
    √ About her role as an activist and as a researcher
    √ Who Walter Reuther is
    √ What is next for Dr. Schlossberg
     
    Forward this podcast to:
    √ Anyone thinking about retirement
    √ Career Services Providers, Career Coaches, Career Counselors
    √ Anyone in transition


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    Email Meg:  meg@academicandcareeradvisingservices.com

    Music Production by Lena Ozea:  Lena Ozea Sound Cloud
    Technical Production:  Richard Barnett
    Introduction by:  Patricia Walsh

    Show Notes:
    Visit website:  Transitions Through Life

    • 1 hr 10 min
    #65 | Medical School Admissions: Everything You Need to Know with Shirag Shemmassian, PhD Founder of Shemmassian Academic Consulting

    #65 | Medical School Admissions: Everything You Need to Know with Shirag Shemmassian, PhD Founder of Shemmassian Academic Consulting

    Join us for an in-depth discussion that covers everything that you need to know about the medical school admissions process with Dr. Shirag Shemmassian, an expert in the field.  We get all your questions answered:
     √ What are your chances for Medical School Admission?
    √ What is a good GPA for Medical School Admissions and how is it broken down?
    √ What is a good MCAT score?
    √ How to get into medical school from high school?
    √ Should you consider a D.O. program?
    √ Should you consider attending a Caribbean medical school?
    √ What are your best options for admissions if you do not have the best stats?
    √ What are the “four pillars” of medical school admissions?
    √ What to expect with the medical school interview process
    √ Should you take a gap year (or more) between college and medical school?
    √ How to write the personal statement
    √ What is the most underrated aspect of the medical school admissions process?
    √ How many schools should you apply to?
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    Email Meg:  meg@academicandcareeradvisingservices.com


    SHOW NOTES:
    Email Shirag:  contact@shemmassianconsulting.com
    Visit Shirag’s Website:  Shemmassian Consulting
    Follow Shirag on LinkedIn:  Shirag's LinkedIn
    Follow Shemmassian Consulting on Facebook:   Shemmassian Consulting on Facebook
    Follow Shemmassian Consulting on Instagram:  Instagram | Shemmassian Consulting
    Subscribe to Shemmassian Consulting on YouTube:  Shemmassian Consulting YouTube Channel
    Check out the MSAR tool that Shirag was talking about:  MSAR Tool
     

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Ali2826528 ,

LOVE!! How about a physician assistant??

Love this show and find it so helpful in highlighting specific steps to take in career planning :) I think it would be really cool to hear from a physician assistant, as it’s in such growing demand, but isn’t as commonly spoken about as a doctor!

ohoawhoola ,

Very Helpful Career Insights

Bobbie and Meg provide a platform for those who want to investigate another or new career with focused questions and wonderful insights from a huge array of careers. Their interview styles are so collaborative and the guests provide unique perspectives in beginning, managing, and growing a career in specific areas. I highly recommend this podcast to all my clients.

skisoccertwo ,

Highly recommend!!

Meg and Bobbie are fantastic hosts with interesting guests on the pod each! I’d highly recommend this podcast for anyone looking to learn more about different career paths or how to get your career started.

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