119 episodes

Are you a student or new graduate early on your career journey? A bit stressed trying to work out your next steps? You're in the right place. Hosted by qualified careers guidance professional Gina Visram from Your Career And Future, The Dive into your Career podcast is the hub for all things "early careers" and is created with secondary (high) school and university (college) students in mind. Gina's supports students and new graduates on their journey from education to employment in a spirit of fun and optimism not fear and overwhelm. Want to write a powerful CV and cover letter? Keen to understand why networking is important and the best ways to do it? Curious about how your application can stand out in the graduate or apprenticeship recruitment process? Ready to know more about what employers are looking for in candidates? Interested in learning about what you can do now to be an appealing candidate in the present and future? Keen to start your career on solid financial footing? Want to demystify how to make the most of LinkedIn? Stay tuned for solo and interview episodes which answer the questions you are asking, as a determined and driven person in the early days of your career development. Welcome to the Dive into your Career podcast. For more from Gina and to explore her products and services, go to the Your Career And Future website - https://yourcareerandfuture.com/

Dive into your Career Gina Visram

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    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

Are you a student or new graduate early on your career journey? A bit stressed trying to work out your next steps? You're in the right place. Hosted by qualified careers guidance professional Gina Visram from Your Career And Future, The Dive into your Career podcast is the hub for all things "early careers" and is created with secondary (high) school and university (college) students in mind. Gina's supports students and new graduates on their journey from education to employment in a spirit of fun and optimism not fear and overwhelm. Want to write a powerful CV and cover letter? Keen to understand why networking is important and the best ways to do it? Curious about how your application can stand out in the graduate or apprenticeship recruitment process? Ready to know more about what employers are looking for in candidates? Interested in learning about what you can do now to be an appealing candidate in the present and future? Keen to start your career on solid financial footing? Want to demystify how to make the most of LinkedIn? Stay tuned for solo and interview episodes which answer the questions you are asking, as a determined and driven person in the early days of your career development. Welcome to the Dive into your Career podcast. For more from Gina and to explore her products and services, go to the Your Career And Future website - https://yourcareerandfuture.com/

    119 - So, what really happens if I fail my exams this year? (A pep talk for students and parents)

    119 - So, what really happens if I fail my exams this year? (A pep talk for students and parents)

    In today's episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast, we approach a topic in direct response to the fears of some students this exam season... what happens if I fail? First of all - if you are listening to this in real time, I want to make the obvious point that there is still plenty of time to actively work towards your exam success:FocusStudy (in a variety of ways)Believe in yourself However, whether you are in the middle of exam season and panicking about failure; have complet...

    • 28 min
    118 - Why the advice to "Follow your passion" can be unintentionally discouraging instead of encouraging

    118 - Why the advice to "Follow your passion" can be unintentionally discouraging instead of encouraging

    "Follow your passion"Follow your passionYou ever heard that advice? Yes? Did it help? Hinder?How do you feel about this idea?In this episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast, we take a look at whether advice to "Follow your passions" is received in the positive way in which it is usually intended. This episode is inspired by a chat I recently had with a parent of a teen... a parent who said that as her child doesn't really have a sense of what they want to do in the future...

    • 22 min
    117 - Careers curiosity is the key to career happiness

    117 - Careers curiosity is the key to career happiness

    Want to know the foundation for a happy career? You do? Yay... It's "careers curiosity". I promise this is no more complicated than it sounds... it is literally the process of being curious about careers. Jobs. Sectors. Companies. Entrepreneurship.Curiosity is the process of being eager to know or learn something... and can take many forms. In this episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast, we take a quick dive into discussing the importance of careers curiosity in...

    • 19 min
    116 - Navigating overwhelm in the busy summer term (Tips for secondary and university students)

    116 - Navigating overwhelm in the busy summer term (Tips for secondary and university students)

    The word "Overwhelm" is used in many contexts and in this episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast - we are taking about it's definition as having too much to deal with. (Ha - a little but like how I felt when my computer didn't want to save this edited episode due to the disk being too full - Aaaaargh - but I digress!)The timing and topic is inspired by a LinkedIn post from fellow Registered Career Development Professional Elizabeth Lloyd - and of course, here in the world of Your Career...

    • 30 min
    115 - Career development in the school and university holidays

    115 - Career development in the school and university holidays

    As a school or university student, the term time / holiday cycles mean you have multiple opportunities a year to have greater control of your time. Whether it's the Easter holidays, summer holidays or any others - these moments provide great opportunities to build your employability skills - skills which ultimately result in you being an increasingly appealing candidate to future employers. In this episode of the Dive Into Your Career podcast, career coach and consultant Gina Visram...

    • 23 min
    114 - 5 things holding you back in your career development (and what to do about them)

    114 - 5 things holding you back in your career development (and what to do about them)

    Ready for some tough love? Well good... that's what you've got today with this episode which focuses on 5 things holding you back in your career development (and what to do about them). You my lovely... you are sometimes your own worst enemy when it comes to how you positively move your career forward. How can that be? Well... it's because there are certain things you do or attitudes you have which are not conducive to you moving forward positively on your career journey. There...

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Ms_Wise ,

Love her passion!

Gina is so spot on with her info and you can how she naturally is comfortable with sharing her gift with others! Will definitely be listening!

Tanisha R. Williams ,

Great insight about your hobbies reflect you!

I enjoyed listening to this podcast. It’s a great reminder what makes you, you. Your hobbies helps you broaden your skill set, and employers like to hire well rounded individuals. It’s key to reflect about what your hobbies say about you. This is a great podcast to listen to to help you with your career.

Ayleen Nazario ,

Love this!

This is the kind of podcast I wish I found back in college <3 so helpful to hear your tips about how to stand out in the job search

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