At PepsiCo, we believe in the importance of tapping into the diverse thinking and perspectives of unexpected sources. In fact, it’s something we do every day to spur innovation, create new products, and build employee skills.
So we’d like to share this practice with you through our Unexpected Professor podcast series. Just as we’re inspired every day to learn from unexpected sources at PepsiCo, we want to offer you the opportunity to experience a unique learning approach as well.Explore the podcasts now and build important, real world skills to propel you forward in your education and career.
Tattoo Artist: Christian Masot
If you want to land that dream job or even get the recognition you deserve at work, you’ll need to promote yourself. Hear from world-renowned tattoo artist, Christian Masot, about how he promotes himself and his shop and how you can put his strategies to use.>
Chef: Justin Warner
Mastering multi-tasking and time-management will be essential to your success in the workplace. Chef and winner of Food Network Star, season 8, Justin Warner, shares the approaches he uses to juggle multiple tasks in a busy kitchen, including his secret weapon for multi-tasking, that can benefit you throughout your career!
Fighter Pilot & Top Gun Instructor: Dave Berke
There’s a lot of research out there to support the notion that leaders who make decisions quickly are viewed more favorably among employees. Decision-making is a critical skill for you to hone and build. Marine fighter pilot and top gun instructor, Dave Berke, shares how fighter pilots strategies, like the OODA Loop, can help you decide which career path to follow and even which company to work for (Cough! Cough! PepsiCo! Cough! Cough!).
Dating Coach: Damona Hoffman
From networking to interviewing for that dream job, first impressions matter. Top dating coach, Damona Hoffman, shares how she coaches clients to make a great first impression on a date, and how you can employ her techniques to share unique parts of yourself and stand out in the interview process.
Crowdfunding Expert: Sal Briggman
When it comes to the interview process, effectively selling yourself and telling your personal story is so important. Hear from crowdfunding expert, Sal Briggman, about the strategies his campaigns use — from attention-grabbing headlines to engaging videos — to promote and sell products and how you can employ them to make your resume and LinkedIn profile POP!
Improv Coach: Katey Mushlin
Collaborating, being a team player, and establishing trust with co-workers will be key skills to master once you land that dream job. Improv coach, Katey Mushlin, shares how improve exercises, like “Yes, and …”, can help you become the ultimate collaborator and interviewer!