115 episodes

Host and career strategist Valerie Zaric can help you find peace of mind when it comes to the future of your career. Future-Proof Career brings strategies for adapting to changes in the workplace.
On Mondays and Wednesdays, inspiring guests share tips on what soft skills are critical to becoming future-proof. Also, how are specific industries changing? On Fridays, Valerie recaps the week and provides her own tips for getting future-proof. Times may get tough, so let's get you future-proof!
Learn more at valeriezaric.com

Future-Proof Career Valerie Zaric

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    • 5.0 • 46 Ratings

Host and career strategist Valerie Zaric can help you find peace of mind when it comes to the future of your career. Future-Proof Career brings strategies for adapting to changes in the workplace.
On Mondays and Wednesdays, inspiring guests share tips on what soft skills are critical to becoming future-proof. Also, how are specific industries changing? On Fridays, Valerie recaps the week and provides her own tips for getting future-proof. Times may get tough, so let's get you future-proof!
Learn more at valeriezaric.com

    Side Hustle Ideas and My App Update

    Side Hustle Ideas and My App Update

    In this episode, Valerie gives her thoughts on side hustles.
    Why it can be toxic to always need to be busy.Passive income vs. service-based side hustlesHow her app can help new entrepreneurs
    Resources and Links:
    Valerie's app: HireNewbies.com
    Valerie's LinkedIn

    Email valerie at valerie@valeriezaric.com

    • 12 min
    4 Tips To Overcoming A Creative Block

    4 Tips To Overcoming A Creative Block

    I've recently experienced a creative block with my podcast, and want to share 4 tips on how I overcame it.

    Links and Resources
    Connect with Valerie on LinkedIn.

    • 9 min
    *Replay* Total Leadership With Michelle Rajotte

    *Replay* Total Leadership With Michelle Rajotte

    Here's another blast-from-the-past episode.

    In this interview with Michelle Rajotte, we discuss:
    Why you should act with authenticity.Examples of some big life changes that Total Leadership inspired.Leaders can work successfully and efficiently, but you should also find room for the other domains of your life: home, community, and self.The importance of following our authentic, meaningful path, not necessarily the path that people expect from us.And more!
    Resources Mentioned:
    Totalleadership.org
    valeriezaric.com

    • 40 min
    *Replay* Overcoming Burnout With Emily Golden

    *Replay* Overcoming Burnout With Emily Golden

    In this interview, we talk about:
    Emotional intelligence (like optimism, stress management, regulating emotions, and the willingness to be vulnerable)Neuro-atypicalityWhy you should learn something new when you start feeling burnt out.Resources and Links Mentioned:
    The New Golden Rule: The Professional Perfectionist’s Guide to Greater Emotional Intelligence, A More Fulfilling Career, and A Better Life by Emily Golden
    Brené Brown’s website

    soft skills, career, burnout, new job, career podcasts, career women, females at work, jobs, burnt out, job tips, salary increase

    • 28 min
    Social Media Marketing And The Laptop Lifestyle

    Social Media Marketing And The Laptop Lifestyle

    Our guest, Krystal Miranda, from Enhance My Digital talks about her career in online marketing. We talked about: 
    How the pandemic has impacted the online business worldHow realistic it is that any of us could start working online permanentlyHow to ensure we’re being ethical as business ownersAnd more!
    Links

    Enhance My Digital Website
    Krystal's Instagram

    Connect with Valerie on LinkedIn

    career women, business women, women in business, digital marketing, social media management, SMM, NYC, advertising, marketing, women in marketing

    • 32 min
    Navigating Office Politics

    Navigating Office Politics

    In this episode, Valerie talks about navigating office politics.
    What is office politics exactly?When should you try to just avoid it?Forbes published some tips recently and Valerie elaboratesHow to be strategic when dealing with office politics.Resources and Links
    11 Helpful Strategies For Navigating Office Politics - Forbes

    Connect with Valerie on LinkedIn

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

aura.cass ,

Intriguing Titles Engaging Content

Valerie has great topics and deep conversations. I really enjoy the wisdom, presence of creating community and sharing good information.

LeahinLA ,

Wonderful podcast with practical advice

Whether Valierie is interviewng guests or sharing her advice, the podcast is very practical for anyone want to advance professionally.

Luisriv89 ,

LOVE IT!!!!

The only word I can think of that best describes this podcast is “like a glove” Valerie has such a warm professional tone to her. Great listen!

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