17 episodes

Designing The Best YOU is presented by Vennessa McConkey, CEO of Designing The Best You Coaching, Top Line Resumes LLC and co-founder of ElevateUp LLC.
This podcast covers all things career including job search strategies, interviewing tips, networking tools, LinkedIn, negotiations, managing your mindset, working with recruiters and hiring managers - ensuring you and others have the BEST job search experience.
We bring on industry experts, candidates in the midst of their job search, recruiters and hiring managers to share the knowledge YOU need to know to showcase the best YOU to the world.

Designing The Best YOU! Vennessa McConkey

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Designing The Best YOU is presented by Vennessa McConkey, CEO of Designing The Best You Coaching, Top Line Resumes LLC and co-founder of ElevateUp LLC.
This podcast covers all things career including job search strategies, interviewing tips, networking tools, LinkedIn, negotiations, managing your mindset, working with recruiters and hiring managers - ensuring you and others have the BEST job search experience.
We bring on industry experts, candidates in the midst of their job search, recruiters and hiring managers to share the knowledge YOU need to know to showcase the best YOU to the world.

    Inclusion, Transitions, and Leveling-Up with Adrienne Berry

    Inclusion, Transitions, and Leveling-Up with Adrienne Berry

    Careers, jobs, and the workplace ALL have many moving parts. 
     
    This is a big episode with a TON of content. From diversity and inclusion to non-monetary forms of compensation, transitioning, and starting a new job- this episode has it ALL!


    This week we have a very special guest. Adrienne Berry is a Diversity Career Strategist and DEI Consultant for small-to-mid-sized businesses and entrepreneurs and is currently working at Uber supporting Global Marketing. 
     
    In this episode of Designing The Best You, Adrienne gives us ALL her tips on inclusion, leveling-up, job transitions, and MORE!
     
    Tune in now to learn:
    How to create an INCLUSIVE work environment  How understanding and appreciating DIVERSITY leads to SUCCESS  What steps to take in your FIRST 90 days at your NEW job How to raise MORALE and promote SELF CARE in the workplace especially during the times of COVID  
    CONNECT with Adrienne:
     
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/theculturedcareer 
     
    DESIGNING THE BEST WORK FROM HOME YOU PRE-ORDER: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1642252077/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=sl1&tag=vennessawifem-20&linkId=3be8e5cb6b18bbbf01f1f0576f15028a&language=en_US 
     
    Thank you for tuning into today's episode! Remember the world needs the best YOU!
     
    New episodes every TUESDAY
     
    IMPORTANT LINKS! 
     
    MY WEBSITE:www.designingthebestyou.com 
     
    MY BLOG: Designing The Best You BLOG
     
    CONNECT with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nessa-morgan-mcconkey/
     
    FOLLOW me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vennessa_mcconkey_coaching/
     
    FOLLOW me on FaceBook: www.facebook.com/designingthebestyou 
     

    • 50 min
    How to Rock Your Video Interview

    How to Rock Your Video Interview

    You may have already mastered the in-person interview...but are you ready for the big screen?
     
    Video interviewing, while similar, has A LOT of KEY differences from an in-person one. Knowing these differences and making those CHANGES will help you STAND OUT in your video interview.
     
    Since this is our new normal, you need to MASTER new skills to help continue your success.
     
    In this episode of Designing The Best You, Vennessa breaks down how to SUCCEED in your video interviews.
    Tune in NOW to learn: 
    What KEY equipment you need to make your video look AMAZING How to LIMIT distractions and stay FOCUSED  How to remain PROFESSIONAL from a distance   
    Items to ADVANCE your video interviewing:
    Ring Light Microphone  
    If you liked these tips- don’t forget!! My new book “Designing The Best Work From Home You” is available for PRE-ORDER TODAY! Master ALL the new WFH challenges!  https://www.amazon.com/dp/1642252077 
     
    Thank you for tuning into today's episode! Remember the world needs the best YOU!
     
    New episodes every TUESDAY
     
    IMPORTANT LINKS! 
     
    MY WEBSITE: https://vennessamcconkey.com 
     
    MY BLOG: Designing The Best You BLOG
     
    CONNECT with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nessa-morgan-mcconkey/
     
    FOLLOW me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vennessa_mcconkey_coaching/
     
    FOLLOW me on FaceBook: www.facebook.com/designingthebestyou 
     
    FREE discovery call: https://app.hubspot.com/meetings/vennessamcconkey/free-discovery-call

    • 23 min
    Cultivating Your Mindset with Expert Lindsey Mango

    Cultivating Your Mindset with Expert Lindsey Mango

    Mindset and your career? How do those overlap?
    Your mindset and the way you hold value in yourself and your career are so important for your SUCCESS and WELLBEING.
    Lindsey Mango, mindset expert, life coach, and business owner is here this week to help YOU change the way you look at your job search, your career, and everyday life. 
    In this episode of Designing The Best You, Lindsey gives us ALL her tips and tricks on how to switch your mindset so you can be SUCCESSFUL in your career and life. 
    Tune in now to learn:
    How to know your WORTH and VALUE to yourself  How your MINDSET dictates your career and SUCCESS How to find your TRUE passions so you can LOVE your career  Your HAPPINESS and VALUE are key in making sure the world sees and knows the BEST you! 
    CONNECT with Lindsey!


    WEBSITE: https://lindseymangocoaching.com 
    INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/lindseymango_/ 
    SHARE this episode TAG your post with #DesigningTheBestYou #DTBYMindset to be entered into a drawing for a FREE SIGNED COPY OF MY NEW BOOK- “Designing The Best Work From Home YOU!” 
    Thank you for tuning into today's episode! Remember the world needs the best YOU!
    New episodes every TUESDAY
     
    IMPORTANT LINKS! 
     
    MY WEBSITE:www.designingthebestyou.com 
     
    MY BLOG: Designing The Best You BLOG
     
    CONNECT with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nessa-morgan-mcconkey/
     
    FOLLOW me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vennessa_mcconkey_coaching/
     
    FOLLOW me on FaceBook: www.facebook.com/designingthebestyou 

    • 22 min
    How to Make Hard Decisions

    How to Make Hard Decisions

    Have you been struggling with making that HARD decision? Do you have UNDERLYING fears that are preventing you from living up to your full POTENTIAL?
     
    Your job search process, career growth, and personal wellbeing could ALL be held back because of a fear. A fear of making that hard decision, a fear of what others will think of you, a fear of not being good enough.
     
    LET’S CONQUER THOSE FEARS TODAY!
     
    In this episode of Designing The Best You, Vennessa breaks down how to MAKE those hard decisions and OVERCOME those fears so YOU can be SUCCESSFUL. 
     
    Tune in now to learn:
    How to REASSURE yourself in your decision-making process How to set a PLAN in motion to conquer your career growth fears and choices Step-By-Step on how to achieve your GOALS and VISUALIZE your success during the decision-making process  
    Design the BEST You by making your choices out of LOVE, not fear…. Share your experiences with me! Tag me in a post on your favorite social media platform and show me how you are overcoming your fears and pushing yourself to SUCCEED! #DesigningTheBestYou #HardDecisions 
     
    Make sure to TAG your post with #DesigningTheBestYou #HardDecisions to be entered into a drawing for a FREE SIGNED COPY OF MY NEW BOOK- “Designing The Best Work From Home YOU!” 
     
    Do you still want more assistance with your job search and decision-making process? Sign up for a FREE discovery call with Vennessa: https://app.hubspot.com/meetings/vennessamcconkey/free-discovery-call
     
    Thank you for tuning into today's episode! Remember the world needs the best YOU!
     
    New episodes every TUESDAY
     
    IMPORTANT LINKS! 
     
    MY WEBSITE:www.designingthebestyou.com 
     
    MY BLOG: Designing The Best You BLOG
     
    CONNECT with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nessa-morgan-mcconkey/
     
    FOLLOW me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vennessa_mcconkey_coaching/
     
    FOLLOW me on FaceBook: www.facebook.com/designingthebestyou 

    • 18 min
    Achieving Your Goals and Persisting as a Leader With Stephanie Mearse

    Achieving Your Goals and Persisting as a Leader With Stephanie Mearse

    These uncertainties recently in our world (in and out of work) have caused a lot of chaos. How do I still achieve my goals during this crazy time? How do I STAND OUT as a leader in my work and personal life? 
     
    Stephanie Mearse is our guest this week. She is a Published Author, Motivational Speaker, Radio Show, and Podcast Host. Stephanie has been a professional in Marketing for over 15 years and has a focus on helping those break boundaries and achieve their goals in and out of the workplace.  
     
    Stephanie’s here to share expertise on how to be a LEADER in and out of the workplace and how to achieve your GOALS amidst chaos and in your everyday life.
     
    Tune in NOW to learn:
    How to MANAGE stress during uncertain times  How to progress as a LEADER through positive affirmations  Tips and tricks to ACHIEVE your goals   
    Get in touch with Stephanie!
     
    Website: https://stephaniemearse.com 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stephaniemearse/ 
     
    Thank you for tuning into today's episode! Remember the world needs the best YOU!
     
    New episodes every TUESDAY
     
    IMPORTANT LINKS! 
     
    MY WEBSITE: www.vennessamcconkey.com 
     
    MY BLOG: Designing The Best You BLOG
     
    CONNECT with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nessa-morgan-mcconkey/
     
    FOLLOW me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vennessa_mcconkey_coaching/
     
    FOLLOW me on FaceBook: www.facebook.com/designingthebestyou 
     
    FREE discovery call: https://app.hubspot.com/meetings/vennessamcconkey/free-discovery-call

    • 30 min
    Important Steps To Take in Your Job Search

    Important Steps To Take in Your Job Search

    Have you been waiting by your laptop for that job offer email? Are you wondering why you aren’t hearing back and landing that dream job?
     
    The job search process is tricky and sometimes we get stuck in bad habits. You need to switch up your approach so you can STAND OUT when applying to jobs. 
     
    Today, on Designing The Best You, Vennessa breaks down how to get NOTICED in your job search process.
     
    Tune in now to learn:
    How to NETWORK with those at your dream companies Dos and Donts of APPLYING on and off line  How to curate CONTENT to make you stand out   
    This week’s content is straight from Vennessa’s coaching services and strategies- and you are all getting these tips for FREE!! 
     
    Share your experiences with me! Tag me in a post on your favorite social media platform and show me how you are using your new knowledge of the job search process to SUCCEEDl! #DesigningTheBestYou
     
    Do you still want more assistance with your job search process? Sign up for a FREE discovery call with Vennessa: https://app.hubspot.com/meetings/vennessamcconkey/free-discovery-call
     
    Thank you for tuning into today's episode! Remember the world needs the best YOU!
     
    New episodes every TUESDAY
     
    IMPORTANT LINKS! 
     
    MY WEBSITE:www.designingthebestyou.com 
     
    MY BLOG: Designing The Best You BLOG
     
    CONNECT with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nessa-morgan-mcconkey/
     
    FOLLOW me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vennessa_mcconkey_coaching/
     
    FOLLOW me on FaceBook: www.facebook.com/designingthebestyou 

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

ImperfectlyAmbitious ,

Valuable and Actionable!

Vanessa brings such great advice and experience to help you navigate through all things business. This podcast is loaded with great tips that will help you grow in life and in business.

Librarian in previous life ,

Best advice for today’s job market

Vennessa McConkey’s coaching will help listeners develop the confidence they will need in our strange new world. As the job market changes, everyone will need her valuable guidance on developing strategies for finding a great job, and then everything from elevating your LinkedIn page to conducting really effective meetings. I would recommend her to anyone who is looking for a job or in a current role -- all great advice!

ellamfr ,

Love this podcast!

Vanessa is so helpful and motivating! Thank you to her and her team for this podcast! I’m loving it for my work life

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