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I would like to welcome and thank your for visiting Blueprint Your Career podcast. My goal for this podcast is to help you find the right career and offer motivation to help you obtain your career goals. I will do that by talking to people in various Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medical careers. Interviewing career and motivational experts. I hope to provide continuous awareness of the various careers that exist both the most popular and the unknown!

Blueprint Your Career Podcast with Angela Hemans Angela Hemans

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I would like to welcome and thank your for visiting Blueprint Your Career podcast. My goal for this podcast is to help you find the right career and offer motivation to help you obtain your career goals. I will do that by talking to people in various Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medical careers. Interviewing career and motivational experts. I hope to provide continuous awareness of the various careers that exist both the most popular and the unknown!

    How to Ask for a Raise: A Celebration of Labor Day

    How to Ask for a Raise: A Celebration of Labor Day

    How do you know when it’s time to ask for a raise? How will you know when it’s time to walk away from your current employer? In this episode of Blueprint Your Career podcast Tonya Sloans shared some of her best career advice when it comes to asking for more money and a few things to consider before you approach your employer.
     
    What You Will Learn In This Episode:
    Off topic: What is a federal ethics attorney? Money is the hardest topic to discuss, it causes breakups in marriage and so much anxiety and resentment at work. When is it the best time to ask for a raise? When is the worst time to ask for a raise? What is your best advice for bringing up the topic of money with your employer? What happens if you get denied for a raise initially and how long should you wait to ask again? When should you consider looking for another company especially when things don’t go as expected? What are a couple mistakes people should avoid when asking for more money and what do you recommend they do instead?

    Resources:
    Website: Power Women Enterprise
    Upcoming Event Information: Power Your Career Forward (Power Breakfast & Workshop
     
    Connect With Tonya!
    Connect on Twitter
    Connect on Instagram

    • 26 min
    Career Conversations: What is a Healthcare Strategist With Shereese Maynard

    Career Conversations: What is a Healthcare Strategist With Shereese Maynard

    On today’s episode of Blueprint Your Career Podcast our guest is Shereese Maynard who is an accomplished senior-level healthcare strategist, Keynote speaker, the founder of DrWellBe. She’s joined us today for a segment of the show called “Career Conversation.” A career conversation episode discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly about a particular professional career.
     
    A healthcare strategist is an emerging role that didn’t exist a few years ago. It’s a role that has room for growth from the basic entry level to a senior level position like Shereese.
     
    What You Will Learn In This Episode:
     
    What is a healthcare strategist? What is the role of “Experience Officer” and the various titles that they are called? Top five duties of a healthcare strategist at the basic level. Why you need to take a good look at the maternity wards in some hospital. A shout out to the Mercy Hospital Systems, listen why. What educational requirement is needed to qualify for this type of position? What is the good, the bad, and ugly of a healthcare strategist How to get to the next level, once you get into this profession? Why is reading your best friend in this industry? Be on the lookout for a new app for physician burnout co-created by Shereese

    • 33 min
    The Most Significant Challenges Of Going Back To School As An Adult

    The Most Significant Challenges Of Going Back To School As An Adult

    Today we have The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now and the bestselling author Ashley Hill.
    We discuss:
    The top 3 financial challenges for adults going back to school either for a new college or professional development continuing educational degree. Tips on for someone who is wanting to go back to school and listening right, what they can do now to push past this and get more money for school. Ashley's final thoughts and parting advice to get adults back to school regardless of what degree they plan to pursue.

    • 19 min
    What is Emotional Intelligence And The Role It Plays In Living A Healthy and Successful Life With Dr. Cynthia Howard [Podcast]

    What is Emotional Intelligence And The Role It Plays In Living A Healthy and Successful Life With Dr. Cynthia Howard [Podcast]

    Podcast Insider “What is Emotional Intelligence And The Role It Plays In Living A Healthy and Successful Life With Dr. Cynthia Howard


    Dr. Cynthia Howard (RN, CNC, PhD) is an expert in resilience who believes in the partnership of the mind, body, heart and soul as the foundation of success. She is a coach, teacher, adviser, speaker and consultant who has helped thousands of people dramatically change both their professional and personal lives.

     

    Our Guest: Dr. Cynthia Howard

     

    Website: Resilience Beyond Burn Out and Lead and Live More Brilliantly

    Twitter: @masterwellbeing

    Facebook: Vibrant Radian Health

    Book: H.E.A. L.  Healthy Emotion Abundant Life

    Tea Drinkers: Yerba Mate Tea  Wisdom Naturals (Mentioned during the interview)

     

     



    Cynthia shares her story on how potential employers said she was over qualified and over educated. She was, for the most part unemployable after being laid off from her nursing position.



     



    During the interview Cynthia discusses her journey from working as a nurse in ICU to entrepreneurship. And the many doors she actually knocked on to build her first business, meanwhile going to school to get her masters then doctorate degrees. She eventually create a full-time income and supported herself.



     



    As a successful entrepreneur, Cynthia’s  insecurities led her back to corporate America for a short period of time, until she realize this wasn’t the path for her and didn't mind being let go from the position .



     



    We discuss “What is Emotional Intelligence and roles it plays in our lives?”





    Learning how to deal with your emotions during your time of career transitions and what the different emotions mean to our health.



    Cynthia shares the word of the day and what the “Heart Focus Breathing” is and the steps to take to help with daily stressors. She mentions how using a daily journal of gratitude keep your emotions deliberately focus.



    How to deal with complainers and negative emotional charge from your working environment.



    The role Emotional Intelligence plays to entrepreneur starting your business and what can hinder your overall success.



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    • 40 min
    Finding Your Passion with Ceo of Higher Scores Test Prep Lauren Gaggioli -Podcast

    Finding Your Passion with Ceo of Higher Scores Test Prep Lauren Gaggioli -Podcast

    Lauren Gaggioli is the founder and head mentor at Higher Scores Test Prep, an online ACT & SAT test prep company, and host of The College Checklist Podcast. She's also the founder of an ACT &SAT tutoring company in San Diego called Gold Star Test Prep. With Gold Star Test Prep, she's been serving families throughout Southern California for 7 years.

    Contact Our Guest: Lauren Gaggioli

     

    Website: Higher Scores Test Prep

    Podcast: The College Checklist Podcast  

    Twitter: @HigherScores

    Google Plus: Higher Score Prep

    Facebook: Higher Scores

     

    Podcast Insider:

     



    Lauren shared a few of her networking tips for anyone that is leery about networking, or if they’re  extremely introverted and becomes nervous at the thought of it.



    You’ll be interested in knowing about her degree she graduated with, from New York University and how she found her passion and became the ceo of Higher Scores Test Prep.



    We discussed who Lauren mentors are and the greatest advice she has received thus far.



    Lauren discusses how she maintains a healthy balance between her  life, business, conference, and being active on social media.



    Need another time management tool, well another useful productivity tool is mentioned.



    What new projects we can look forward to with Lauren in 2015.


    And More.......

    • 34 min
    How To Face Your Fears and Achieve Your Goals with Executive Career Coach Darleen Ghirardi

    How To Face Your Fears and Achieve Your Goals with Executive Career Coach Darleen Ghirardi

    How To Face Your Fears and Achieve Your Goals with Darleen Ghirardi

     

    Darleen Ghirardi

     

    Darleen Ghirardi is the voice of authentic career acceleration for women who want to shatter the glass ceiling gracefully. As founder and CEO of Darleen Ghirardi International LLC. she has created a dynamic enterprise that is devoted to empowering women leaders, to climb the corporate ladder without selling their soul. Darleen’s entrepreneurial plans were hatched while working as a corporate executive for gaming corporate giant. One day she finally realized that her passion and calling in life is to help woman climb the corporate ladder without feeling like they had to become someone they are not - just as she did herself..”Darleen is a contributing author to the book “The Power of the Platform, Speakers on Life”

     

    Contact Our Guest

     

    Website: www.darleenghirardi.com

    Twitter: @darleenghirardi

    Email: Darleen Ghirardi

    LinkedIn Group: Spark Your Career and Ignite Your Future

    Book Resource Mentioned: Coach Yourself to a New Career: 7 Steps to Reinventing Your Professional Life (Affiliate)





    Podcast Insider:

     



    Darleen discuss her inspiration to move forward from her corporate career into entrepreneurship.



    How she keeps motivated during stressful times and what she have found helpful.



    The benefits of having a coach/mentor and the type of coach Darleen had during and after her career transition.



    Challenges are a part of life, Darleen shares how she overcame them and she provides advice for others during their transition.



    During the interview, we discuss when someone should consider taking on a life, or business coach.



    Success tactics are discussed for those who are seeking a career change but are fearful and have doubts.



    Ways to change one's mindset when transitioning into another profession or into entrepreneurship.



    Some tips are shared about how to do a career transition and making it less stressful.


    Darleen offers advice for those who are in the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s that are seeking to make a career transition but may have obstacles and major concerns about moving forward.


    Career Spotlight

     

    Survey Researcher in the Social Scientist field

     

    Website for more info: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/survey-researchers.htm

     

     

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

aabrock ,

Great actionable advice from Angela

If you are looking to get some great career advice, Angela does a great job on her show and explains topics with clarity, and brings great guests to her show. Great work Angela!!! Keep it up.

KathyRN137 ,

If you are contemplating a career change, this is the show for you!

Valuable, practical information presented in a warm, supportive manner. I love the format of career spotlights mixed in with guest interviews.

Mr. Anthony Tran ,

Your Career Transition Starts Here

If you’re looking to transition careers then this is a must listen. If you’re trying to escape the rat-race and become an entrepreneur then check out this podcast. Keep it going Angela!

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