Career Memos is your weekly dose of direct, no-nonsense career advice from your host, Sarina Virk Torrendell, founder of withSarina Career Coaching. From human rights activist to leading some of the hottest initiatives at companies like Postmates and Apple, Sarina shares tangible tips and strategies from over 12 years of experience as a career pivoter, business builder, and generalist extraordinaire. From networking to negotiating, to building your solo business, and so much more, you’ll learn the key elements you need to build a successful career. So hit play! It’s time to make things happen.
From Washington to Silicon Valley with Sarah Heck, Head of Entrepreneurship at Stripe
Sarah Heck is the Head of Entrepreneurship for one of the coolest companies on the Internet, Stripe. Sarah’s career has had a unique path, landing her in Washington DC working for a strategic consulting firm, the State Department, and even the White House!
We explore the art of giving and receiving feedback, choosing whether or not to go to grad school, and knowing when it’s the right time to pivot into a new opportunity. You’re going to love the career gems that Sarah shares in this conversation.
Inside the Hottest New Investing App with Katie Perry, VP of Marketing at Public
Have you heard of the app Public? If not, you’re in for a treat. I have Katie Perry, their VP of Marketing, on the podcast today to chat about this hot social networking app that is on a mission to open up the stock market to everyone by making it inclusive, educational, and fun.
Katie’s curiosity has shaped a career journey that is rich in experience. I have no doubt you’ll learn a lot from Katie’s wisdom and insights.
Communications and PR with Amanda Rosenberg, Brand Director at Allergan Aesthetics
Today I’m sitting down with Amanda Rosenberg, the Brand Director for Allergan Aesthetics, a leading pharmaceutical company that creates cutting-edge products in the area of medical aesthetics, such as Botox and cool sculpting.
Amanda has truly done it all, from PR, to communications, marketing, and brand and in this conversation you’ll learn how she navigated burnout, what the work culture is really like in New York, and how relationships and having many advocates in her corner helped build her caree
Startups and Brand Marketing with Claire Knebl, VP of Brand at Ritual
Claire Knebl is the VP of Brand at Ritual, a fan favorite company supporting women's health. Kicking off her multifaceted career as an Online Editorial Assistant at Teen Vogue and even working for Glossier in the early days, Claire’s career journey is so fascinating and she offers all of her insights of what it’s like to work for a fast-growing startup, plus many gems of career advice you won’t want to miss.
Behind the scenes of a career in luxury fashion and ecommerce with Amy Tran, Executive Director of Online and Omnichannel at Le Labo
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to build a career in fashion and ecommerce, then you’ll love my conversation with Amy Tran, the Executive Director of Online and Omni Channel at Le Labo Fragrances, a New York based niche fragrance company owned by Estee Lauder.
Consulting to Entrepreneurship with Kate Flynn, CEO and Co-founder of Sun & Swell Foods
Kate Flynn is the co-founder and CEO of Sun & Swell Foods. Kate has an interesting story not typical of most CEOs of delicious, organic food companies like hers. She kicked off her career in auditing and consulting before hitting burnout and dropping everything to become a bootstrapped entrepreneur in the retail and wellness world.
Kate gets super candid in this interview, and we cover everything from pivoting career paths, to imposter syndrome and doing what you love.
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After only a few episodes, it’s clear the hose is an insightful interviewer who knows when to ask questions and knows when to let the guest speak from their area of knowledge. I appreciate the balance of the host for know when to direct and when to step back and let the guest flow. Overall, a podcast, I plan to follow for the foreseeable future!
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Really great podcast and gives great career insight. I think this is very applicable to not only Gen-Z, but I’m a Gen X and feel like I’m learning a lot from it.
Love this podcast! Amazing for young professionals trying to navigate their careers!