46 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

    • Business
    • 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!

    Is a non-profit right for you?

    Is a non-profit right for you?

    Erin Brown works for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, a non-profit where people are passionate about helping save the lives of children. Erin feels that her job is where her passion and empathy meet, she loves where she works, but the emotional rigors of the job mean she is looking to move on after having learned the valuable lessons that this job has taught her. Join Julie and Joel as they discuss setting boundaries with your work, the non-profit sector, and how to learn from your career path.

    • 29 min
    Finding Passion at Work

    Finding Passion at Work

    Lynn is an older parent looking for a career change that will bring passion to her work and a better work-life balance. Listen in as Julie and Joel talk about practical tips for crafting your resume for a new industry/career, the ‘Mid-30’s Crush’, and how to make a career change.

    • 33 min
    Special Guest Episode: Ken Coleman

    Special Guest Episode: Ken Coleman

    Ken Coleman, author of From Paycheck to Purpose  and host of The Ken Coleman Show, joins Julie and Joel for a super-episode giving you the best from America’s career coaches! They dive into Ken’s new book and find out what he recommends for finding a career path that suits you and how you can make the most of your talents. Listen in as Julie and Joel chime in with their expert knowledge and experience on the philosophies of Ken Coleman.

    • 41 min
    Special Guest Episode: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Special Guest Episode: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Judy has been given an offer that she can’t refuse, but after negotiating with her current employer she is able to get everything and more. Listen in as Julie and Joel review her healthy decision making processes in navigating a potential career transition between two high level companies competing for Judy’s talent and expertise.

    • 42 min
    Special Guest Episode: How to be a TV Star, mom, and business woman all at once!

    Special Guest Episode: How to be a TV Star, mom, and business woman all at once!

    Kacey Taormina is a powerhouse woman who does it all! She is living proof of the effectiveness of career coaching, willpower, and staying the course, as she is able to successfully manage being a real estate professional, a mom, and a star of the TV Show “Real Estate Wars”. Listen in as Julie and Joel help you understand her journey and how you can achieve your goals.

    • 46 min
    Career Shift from Academia to Corporate

    Career Shift from Academia to Corporate

    Tony has spent 14 years in academia working towards becoming a tenured professor only to find that he now wants to shift into the corporate world and marry his deep knowledge of the psychology of creativity into a role that will be both fulfilling and rewarding. This transition is not only a major career shift, but also an identity shift as he grapples with leaving behind the university life and entering the corporate world. Listen in as Julie and Joel help him craft his approach and give him the strategy he needs to begin walking his career forward.

    • 32 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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