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Communicating clearly, confidently, and effectively in job interviews and the workplace is critical for your career success. Join English Communication and Interview Coach Kristine as she shares communication tips and tells stories from the workplace, including funny mistakes. Designed for native and non-native English speakers, you'll grow your English vocabulary with definitions for English idioms and phrases. Can you talk about your accomplishments in a way that impresses others? Are you ready to deliver a presentation that doesn't bore your audience? Do you know how to ask for feedback in an interview? Express to Impress provides the knowledge, tools, and techniques to help you communicate more effectively and make others love talking to you!

Express to Impress Podcast Kristine

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Communicating clearly, confidently, and effectively in job interviews and the workplace is critical for your career success. Join English Communication and Interview Coach Kristine as she shares communication tips and tells stories from the workplace, including funny mistakes. Designed for native and non-native English speakers, you'll grow your English vocabulary with definitions for English idioms and phrases. Can you talk about your accomplishments in a way that impresses others? Are you ready to deliver a presentation that doesn't bore your audience? Do you know how to ask for feedback in an interview? Express to Impress provides the knowledge, tools, and techniques to help you communicate more effectively and make others love talking to you!

    Networking Tips From a Communication & Career Branding Expert

    Networking Tips From a Communication & Career Branding Expert

    I invite you to tune in to hear the rest of my conversation about strategic networking with Lucy Samuels! This time we dive into using LinkedIn to grow and utilize your network. 
    She shares some real gems in this conversation, like what to write when reaching out to someone new on LinkedIn and what to say when following up with someone in your network. 
    Lucy is an excellent communication coach, so it’s no wonder she can come up with polished, professional scripts on the fly. 

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    Original theme music by Lucas Knutter 
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    Link Included in Episode Show Notes: 
    Lucy Samuels Website: https://lucysamuels.co
    How to Use Informational Interviews to Land Your Dream Job: https://www.express-to-impress.com/informational-interviews/ 
    Erin Meyer: Building Trust Across Cultures: https://erinmeyer.com/building-trust-across-cultures/ 
    To sign up for my free five-step job interview preparation checklist, visit express-to-impress.com.

    • 11 min
    Will Networking Get Me a Job? Strategic Networking With Lucy Samuels

    Will Networking Get Me a Job? Strategic Networking With Lucy Samuels

    When do you think people should network?Why should somebody network when they're looking for a job?How can people network online?How would you recommend someone who’s new to networking get started?Can you tell me a networking success story?Tune in to hear candid and lively answers to my questions from the delightful Language and Communication Coach Lucy Samuels. 
    Lucy has more than a decade of experience working with job seekers, and one of her specialties is teaching people to network strategically. Of course, I was eager to have her on the show! The second part of our conversation will be released in the next episode. 
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    Original theme music by Lucas Knutter 
    Read the transcript here. 
    Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.
    Please take a minute to rate and review the podcast.
    Link Included in Episode Show Notes: 
    To sign up for my free five-step job interview preparation checklist, visit express-to-impress.com.

    • 9 min
    Take Something Hard and Other Common Phrases

    Take Something Hard and Other Common Phrases

    Tune into the latest Express to Impress Podcast episode to grow your English vocabulary. You’ll learn five common phrases like "Take Something Hard."

    This episode is part two of How to Demonstrate Strong Emotional Intelligence in an Interview. Learning to recognize and use English phrases idioms in use will allow you to communicate better with native English speakers. You won’t feel confused when you hear English idioms and phrases and will keep up with the conversation. 
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    Read the transcript here.
    Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.
    Learn how to use the Shadowing Technique.
    Schedule a free consultation with me.
    Work with me to modify your accent.
    Original theme music by Lucas Knutter

    • 6 min
    How to Demonstrate Strong Emotional Intelligence in an Interview

    How to Demonstrate Strong Emotional Intelligence in an Interview

    In this episode, we’ll explore an increasingly important topic in the workplace and during the interview process: emotional intelligence. Specifically, we’ll be looking at how to demonstrate strong emotional intelligence in an interview. 
    Why do employers want employees that can manage their emotions? People with strong emotional intelligence can:
    Coach and motivate othersResolve conflictsBuild collaborative teams built on trustBe resilient when others criticize their work or ideasTune into the latest Express to Impress Podcast episode to learn how you can demonstrate your emotional intelligence in every interaction in an interview--from how you greet your interviewer at the start of an interview to the stories you tell.

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    Original theme music by Lucas Knutter 
    Read the transcript here. 
    Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.
    Are you listening from Japan, Saudi Arabia, or the Netherlands? If so, I need your help! Please take a minute to rate and review the podcast.
    Links Included in Episode: 
    To sign up for my free five-step job interview preparation checklist, visit express-to-impress.com.
    Listen to the Express to Impress Podcast Episodes mentioned in this episode:
    8 Takeaways About US Business Culture: Erin Meyer's The Culture MapHow to Uncover the Culture of a CompanyHow to Give Effective Presentations That Don’t Bore Your Audience How to be confident in an interviewCheck out Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman.
    Let’s work together! Schedule a free consultation or book a mock interview with me.

    • 13 min
    Burn a Bridge and Other ESL Idioms

    Burn a Bridge and Other ESL Idioms

    The newest Express to Impress Podcast episode will give you tons of new English vocabulary. Tune in to learn fun idioms like Burn a Bridge.
    This episode is part two of 4 Tips for How to Negotiate a Job Offer. Learning to detect and use English idioms in use will allow you to communicate better with native English speakers. You won’t feel confused when you hear English idioms and phrases and will keep up with the conversation. 

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    Read the transcript here.
    Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.

    Learn how to use the Shadowing Technique.
    Schedule a free consultation with me.
    Book a mock interview with me.
    Original theme music by Lucas Knutter

    • 7 min
    4 Tips on How to Negotiate a Job Offer

    4 Tips on How to Negotiate a Job Offer

    Getting a job offer is always a happy occasion, but what if it’s not what you want? 
    Should you settle for good enough? Ask for a higher salary or fewer work hours? 
    Tune in to the latest episode of the Express to Impress Podcast to get four tips for negotiating a job offer successfully. 

    Are you listening from India, Taiwan, Germany, or Brazil? If so, I need your help! Please take a minute to rate and review the podcast on Apple Podcasts.
    Original theme music by Lucas Knutter 
    Read the transcript here.

    Book mentioned: The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz.
    Join the Express to Impress community on LinkedIn.
    Links Included in Episode Show Notes: 
    To sign up for my free five-step job interview preparation checklist, visit express-to-impress.com.
    Listen to my episode about salary negotiation.
    Book one of my career coaching services on the Muse. 
    Enroll in one of my online courses!
    Succeed in a Job Interview and Land Your Next Job: learn more about job negotiation, how to negotiate a salary offer, and how to counter a salary offer.
    Job Search Strategies That Work: get a handout with a list of 27 benefits you should consider as part of a compensation package.
    How to Write a Standout Resume: get templates for resumes, cover letters, and e-notes.
    Get 15% OFF my courses by using the coupon code podcast15 at the checkout.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

ajacobsuk ,

Great resource!

Kristine has a unique way of talking in an organized and easy-to-understand manner. I cannot recommend this podcast enough to my English language learning clients who are navigating through the job market.

SwissSchool ,

Practical and Beneficial!

Kristine’s insights and suggestions are both practical and beneficial when preparing for the interview process. I especially found the English idioms section interesting and useful.

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