36 episodes

Are you stuck in a career you don't like, or confused about how to even get one started? Welcome to the Career Lab, a podcast featuring the real life clients of America's Career Counselor, Julie LaCroix and her co-host Joel Siegel PhD.

Julie is an expert career counselor dedicated to launching the lives of young professionals by bringing their skills into alignment with today's job market. Don't settle for underemployment, dissatisfaction, or lack of direction. Join in the fun and real life lessons here at the Career Lab, and launch a career you'll love!

Career Lab Podcast Julie LaCroix, career counselor and podcaster

    • Careers
    • 5.0, 13 Ratings

Are you stuck in a career you don't like, or confused about how to even get one started? Welcome to the Career Lab, a podcast featuring the real life clients of America's Career Counselor, Julie LaCroix and her co-host Joel Siegel PhD.

Julie is an expert career counselor dedicated to launching the lives of young professionals by bringing their skills into alignment with today's job market. Don't settle for underemployment, dissatisfaction, or lack of direction. Join in the fun and real life lessons here at the Career Lab, and launch a career you'll love!

    Special Guest Episode: COVID - Jobs in a Changing World

    Special Guest Episode: COVID - Jobs in a Changing World

    Patrick Collard of Trust HR discusses hiring, jobs, and the new world of remote workers from both the view of the employer and the employee. Listen in as Julie and Joel shed light onto the changing workplace and what we can do to move forward.

    • 55 min
    Special Guest Episode: The Hidden Job Market and Where to Find It

    Special Guest Episode: The Hidden Job Market and Where to Find It

    Marshall J. Karp is an accomplished career counselor and app maker with a wealth of knowledge and experience that will help you find the 80% of jobs that make up 'the hidden job market'. Listen in as Julie and Joel pick his brain and hear this trio bring their collective skills together to provide you with the best career counseling in the nation!

    • 40 min
    28, It's Not Too Late!

    28, It's Not Too Late!

    Harris, 28, is a graphic designer looking for a way to balance his love for art with a job that fulfills his creative (and financial!) desires. Listen in as Julie and Joel help enlighten him on the many jobs an artist can choose from if they know where to look!

    • 23 min
    Empowering Yourself to Change Careers

    Empowering Yourself to Change Careers

    Gabriella, 35-55, is transitioning careers from education to corporate marketing/human resources. All that stands in her way is a strong resume and some specialized knowledge, so listen in as Julie and Joel help her navigate the path to success.

    • 17 min
    Find Your Strength and Shift Your Focus

    Find Your Strength and Shift Your Focus

    Dan has an IT and Engineering background, but is rethinking his career during his 6 month gap of employment. Listen in as Julie and Joel help guide his career into something that is rewarding and sustainable as a means to provide a platform to pursue his passion of sports wagering.

    • 21 min
    A College Counselor in the Making?

    A College Counselor in the Making?

    Jolene, 28, comes to us with a degree in Psychology, a teachers credential, and a cosmetology license. Listen as Julie and Joel help focus her education and experience into a career that will be fulfilling and rewarding.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Eli Sandavl ,

Most informative and supportive podcast

So glad to have found this podcast - Julie and Joel really hit home on how to properly align my skills to move forward with my career. Excellent podcast!

Brandyglows ,

Helpful!

If you’re in a career transition, I definitely recommend this podcast!

Gavins Mommy ,

40 somethings

Can you do a podcast about what the job market is looking or secretly looking for as well?
I just want to be able to stay in a job now. I’m 42 and I can’t be job hoping anymore. I just want to be taken seriously, and especially not being stuck in a high school environment.

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