49 episodes

Major Choices is a podcast that helps you design the career you want. With each episode you’ll get a quick booster shot of career confidence to get you launched towards a fulfilling career. Hosted by board certified career coach, Rachel Gerber, Major Choices is a podcast from the Career Development Center at Indiana University.

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    • Education
    • 4.5 • 10 Ratings

Major Choices is a podcast that helps you design the career you want. With each episode you’ll get a quick booster shot of career confidence to get you launched towards a fulfilling career. Hosted by board certified career coach, Rachel Gerber, Major Choices is a podcast from the Career Development Center at Indiana University.

    Episode 42--MINOR CHOICES: Shift Happens: The Future of the Workplace

    Episode 42--MINOR CHOICES: Shift Happens: The Future of the Workplace

    Discover the future of work with Lina and Jed in the latest Minor Choices podcast! Dive into trends, challenges, and opportunities as we navigate the evolving landscape, offering insight to empower listeners for success in this rapidly changing workplace.

    • 6 min
    Episode 41--MINOR CHOICES: Hard Skills or Soft Skills? Here’s the Hard Truth.

    Episode 41--MINOR CHOICES: Hard Skills or Soft Skills? Here’s the Hard Truth.

    In this episode of Minor Choices, Jed & Lina explore the essential balance between hard and soft skills in career advancement. We delve into the significance of hard skills, such as technical proficiencies and specialized knowledge, and the nuanced importance of soft skills like communication, adaptability, and emotional intelligence. Join us as we uncover how this combination of abilities contributes to professional success and growth!

    • 6 min
    Episode 40: We Don't Have Marketable Experience!

    Episode 40: We Don't Have Marketable Experience!

    In this week’s episode, Rachel and Shawn dive into the challenge of limited work experience in conversation with Rebekah Stergar, Sr. Assistant Director of Student Employment. Rebekah shares invaluable tips on how to transform limited experience into a powerful asset. Through the magic of reflection, she’ll guide you in leveraging your skills toward a more aligned career goal. Mallory Rodruck takes the question of building experience to the streets in the Student on the Street segment!&...

    • 25 min
    Filling the Gap: From College To Your Dream Career

    Filling the Gap: From College To Your Dream Career

    In this episode of Minor Choices, Lina and Jed discuss the exciting journey of bridging the divide between your college education and the career of your dreams. Whether you're a recent graduate navigating entry-level positions or a seasoned professional transitioning into your desired field, join us as we uncover strategies and stories to navigate this pivotal phase with confidence.

    • 5 min
    Episode 38: All About AI!

    Episode 38: All About AI!

    Are you curious about how artificial intelligence (AI) can help you achieve your goals? Do you want to learn more about the benefits and challenges of AI in today's world? Rachel and Caitlyn explore the fascinating topic of AI and how it can impact your career and education. They will also discuss the ethical and social implications of AI and how to use it responsibly and wisely. In the second half of the podcast, Mallory, the newest host of Student on the Street, shares about how she leverag...

    • 26 min
    Episode 37--MINOR CHOICES: Let's Talk Career Readiness

    Episode 37--MINOR CHOICES: Let's Talk Career Readiness

    In this episode of minor choices, Lina and Jed discuss the core competencies identified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), helping you unlock the skills essential for success in today's dynamic and ever-evolving workplace.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Olivia Ariens ,

So helpful & entertaining

I love this podcast! It helped me feel so much more secure in my major/career choice and made me feel a lot less stressed about my future! Love the content and all of the guest speakers. After hearing their career path and how they found their passion I feel so much more freedom and hope for my own future and what it holds. I look forward to tuning in every week!

JodiePalmer ,

Very fun and informational

Thanks for sharing. Keep up the great work.

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