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An inside look at the careers of successful professionals and recruiters, hosted by CEO of Inspire Careers LLC, Cathy Lanzalaco.

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An inside look at the careers of successful professionals and recruiters, hosted by CEO of Inspire Careers LLC, Cathy Lanzalaco.

    The Pros and Cons of AI w/ Nadia Carta - Head of Data Management & Analytics at Google

    The Pros and Cons of AI w/ Nadia Carta - Head of Data Management & Analytics at Google

    Curious about the future of AI and its pros and cons? Join me in this episode as Nadia and I explore the world of artificial intelligence and its impact on our lives. Nadia Carta, the dynamic Head of Data Management & Analytics at Google, is also an entrepreneur and the visionary behind Spark Your Zeal.



    In our conversation, we explore:


    Nadia's career at Google and her innovative role.


    Her thoughts on AI's future and whether it will replace humans.


    The pros and cons of artificial intelligence.


    Her inspiring 99 Humans podcast.


    Spark Your Zeal, her dynamic lifestyle brand.





    We also touch on important life topics, including:


    Navigating perimenopause.


    Embracing self-love.


    Designing a lifestyle that keeps your energy high.





    Listen now and learn about the power of AI, how to live a high-vibration lifestyle, achieve your life goals and live your best life.



    Key Links and Resources:

    Nadia on LinkedIn

    Spark Your Zeal website 

    Inspire Careers

    Inspire Careers on LinkedIn and Instagram

    Cathy Lanzalaco on LinkedIn and Twitter

    • 40 min
    The Real Reasons You’re Stuck in Your Job (And How to Fix It)

    The Real Reasons You’re Stuck in Your Job (And How to Fix It)

    Have you ever wondered why you're not getting promoted despite all your hard work? In this episode, I talk about the essential topic of "how to get promoted" and explore why you might not be getting the promotion you deserve. From lack of visibility to poor networking skills, I cover all the bases to help you understand the key reasons behind stagnation in your career.



    Learn effective strategies to "put yourself out there," seek feedback, and take initiative in your professional journey. Sometimes, you just have to ask for what you want.



    In this episode:


    Why you're not getting promoted - lack of visibility
    Skillset and promotion
    Good networking and career opportunities
    Not seeking feedback can be holding you back
    Taking initiative to get a promotion
    Being likeable: How important is it for career advancement?
    Working towards your goals
    The main reason you're not getting that promotion



    Take some time to listen to this episode of the Inspire Careers podcast, and check if some of these things may be preventing you from getting promoted. If yes, you’ll find out what to do to get promoted, and you can start working on it right away!


    Key Links and Resources:

    Inspire Careers

    Inspire Careers on LinkedIn and Instagram

    Cathy Lanzalaco on LinkedIn and Twitter

    • 22 min
    Spotlight on Careers: Nicholas Pasquinelli

    Spotlight on Careers: Nicholas Pasquinelli

    What does it take to be your own boss, or what are the benefits of being an entrepreneur? That's what we talked about with my guest, Nicholas. 



    Nicholas began his career as a ghost tour guide in downtown Charleston, where he discovered his passion for sharing stories about the city. After graduating, he worked as a history tour guide. After obtaining all the intricate knowledge and details of Charleston, he decided to start his own business, Chicora Tours, and share his passion for Charleston with the world. He is a licensed tour guide as well as a member of the Preservation Society of Charleston and the Charleston Tour Association.



    We talk about the benefits of going on private tours, the most famous person he's taken on a tour, what is a must-do for 24 hours in Charleston, what's next for his business, tips about starting a company, and so on.



    Don't miss this chance to get inspired and learn from Nicholas, who turned his passion into a successful business!



    Key Links and Resources:

    Chicora Tours website and Instagram

    Chicora Tours email 

    Nicholas on Linkedin

    Inspire Careers

    Inspire Careers on LinkedIn and Instagram

    Cathy Lanzalaco on LinkedIn and Twitter

    • 32 min
    Job Seeker Spotlight: Luke James

    Job Seeker Spotlight: Luke James

    If you’re looking for talented new employees, this series of the Inspire Careers podcast is for you. In Spotlight on Job Seekers, I talk to job seekers ready to shine in their new roles.



    Luke James, a recent graduate from the University of Arkansas with a BS in Computer Science joins me today. He’s looking for a junior web developer position or an entry-level position in software development. He has experience in front-end development, coding, graphic design, and mobile app development. He’s worked on projects for NASA and Super Mario. His dedication to continuous learning and skill set make him an excellent addition to any tech team. His passion for technology and innovative mindset are evident in all his projects.



    If you are a recent graduate and would like to improve your resume, or if you’re interested in career coaching, get in touch with Inspire Careers to see how we can help.



    Key Links and Resources:

    Luke James on Linkedin

    Luke’s email 

    Inspire Careers

    Inspire Careers on LinkedIn, and Instagram

    Cathy Lanzalaco on LinkedIn and Twitter

    • 8 min
    Job Seeker Spotlight: Noah James

    Job Seeker Spotlight: Noah James

    Are you in need of exceptionally talented new staff? Spotlight on Job Seekers is a series where I feature in-depth interviews with job seekers who are ready to shine in their new roles. Explore their skills and stories to find your team's next star! Your ideal candidate might just be a play away!



    Today, as my guest, I have Noah James, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Full-Stack Software Engineering Consultant. Noah is getting his Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Colorado Boulder, focusing on 3D graphics and linear algebra. He also has experience in data science and artificial intelligence, using C# and SQL for backend development and machine learning. 



    If you need someone who sees challenges as an opportunity to continuously grow, Noah is sure to be an excellent addition to your team. His experience in sports, specifically triathlons, has contributed to him building a tenacious mindset - which you can easily see in everything he does.



    If you are a recent graduate and would like to improve your resume, or if you’re interested in career coaching, get in touch with Inspire Careers to see how we can help.



    Key Links and Resources:

    Noah James on Linkedin

    Inspire Careers

    Inspire Careers on LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest

    Cathy Lanzalaco on LinkedIn and Twitter

    • 10 min
    Spotlight on Careers: Heidi Scott Giusto

    Spotlight on Careers: Heidi Scott Giusto

    Want to get better at networking and boost your career?


    In this video, we talk about networking, business leadership, developing business strategy, we give career advice, and much more.



    Discover how artificial intelligence is shaping the future of career management and daily life and learn how to use LinkedIn efficiently to boost your professional brand, broaden your network, and stay open to job opportunities.



    My guest is Heidi Scott Giusto, PhD. She is a writer, editor, and communications consultant. She owns Career Path Writing Solutions, a consulting firm dedicated to helping people communicate when it matters most. She collaborates with clients from diverse professional backgrounds and helps job seekers land satisfying jobs that advance their careers. When working with authors, she specializes in working on business, leadership, and self-help books. She earned her PhD in History from Duke University and holds certifications in resume writing, LinkedIn optimization, and interview coaching. Heidi recently published her first co-authored book, The Third Paradigm: A Radical Shift to Greater Success (Entrepreneur Press), which reached #1 on Amazon in Workplace Culture.


    Ready to elevate your career? Tune in now for all the details!



    Key Links and Resources:

    Heidi on LinkedIn 

    Career Path Writing Solutions website

    Heidi’s email

    Inspire Careers

    Inspire Careers on LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest

    Cathy Lanzalaco on LinkedIn and Twitter

    • 41 min

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