23 episodes

The Truth About Work with Liz Ryan! Workplace issues, guidance, and motivation to get you moving!

The Truth About Work with Liz Ryan Liz Ryan

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The Truth About Work with Liz Ryan! Workplace issues, guidance, and motivation to get you moving!

    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 23 - "How do I answer the interview question 'What's your greatest strength?'""

    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 23 - "How do I answer the interview question 'What's your greatest strength?'""

    In Episode 23 Liz advises a job seeker who's just been asked to interview again for a job they didn't get five months ago; talks about going back to work during COVID-19; advises a manager who wants to hold an outdoor, mandatory team-building event with masks and social distancing; and tells listeners how to answer the interview question "What's your greatest strength?"

    • 30 min
    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 22 - "What's your greatest weakness?"

    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 22 - "What's your greatest weakness?"

    In Episode 22, Liz talks about your relationship with your boss, how Employment at Will is bad for business and the interview question, "What's your greatest weakness?"

    • 27 min
    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 21 - "Should I tell my boss not to hire my toxic ex-coworker?"

    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 21 - "Should I tell my boss not to hire my toxic ex-coworker?"

    In Episode 21, Liz answers the question "Should I tell my boss not to hire my toxic ex-coworker?" and explains how to answer the question "What do you do?" when you're in reinvention - and teaches listeners how to stand out in a job interview!

    • 23 min
    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 20 - "Employment vs Entrepreneurship"

    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 20 - "Employment vs Entrepreneurship"

    In Episode Twenty, Liz explains why an interviewer might invite you to an interview but then accuse you of embellishing your resume; explains the difference between trust-based leadership and fear-based supervision; and talks about the mythology around employment vs. entrepreneurship.

    • 19 min
    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 19 - "How can HR people support employees working from home?"

    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 19 - "How can HR people support employees working from home?"

    In Episode Nineteen, Liz talks about unemployment comp & what's wrong with cover letters & answers listener questions:
    - How much do bonus plan details matter in a job offer?
    - How can HR people support employees working from home?


    - How can HR people adapt to the workplace during & after COVID-19?
     
     


     

    • 23 min
    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 18 - "When is the right time to bring up the salary topic in a job interview?"

    Truth About Work Podcast Episode 18 - "When is the right time to bring up the salary topic in a job interview?"

    In Episode 18, Liz tells the truth about "authenticity" at work and makes the case against performance review; she also answers listeners' questions:
     

    1) Should I 'overpraise' myself in my performance self-appraisal?
    2) When is the right time to bring up the salary topic in a job interview?
    3) How do I show off my physical work samples in a Zoom interview? 

    • 20 min

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18 Ratings

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Must listen!

Incredibly helpful and tangible advice, and Liz Ryan is hilarious and so helpful to listen to. You have to listen to this!

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