Uncovering vague job descriptions and answering the painstaking question: "what do you actually do?" Helping job seekers apply and thrive in a 9-5!
Human Capital Consulting Expert | Sara
"Always be open to whatever door or window is in front of you, you don't know where it will lead"
Sara's conversation is one with high highs and some lows. She shares her desire for Law School turned consulting expert specifically in the world of Human Capital! After multiple promotions, having a baby, and other life events, Sara decided to pivot when she was offered a role with IHG in the world of hospitality. She certainly knew hotels well after 6 years of traveling for work!
Listen in to hear Sara's perspective on taking advantage of the experiences you're presented with how to figure out what you're really good at. You guys are going to LOVE her story. As always, go tell Sara how much you appreciate her sharing on the pod! Go Forth!
BONUS Hiring Uncovered | Rebecca
"Woo-ing companies to come to a place and create jobs" is known as Place Marketing. Rebecca's speciality is actually focused on attracting talent to fill these roles and provide thought leadership on unique ways to do this!
This conversation with Rebecca is riveting for learning about her unique role but also what she believes is setting job seekers apart and what companies *expect* new hires to accomplish. It is a different workplace out there these days!
Rebecca reflects on her noteworthy new hires and how they set themselves apart in the hiring process, what companies are looking for, and how her own career journey has grown even within staying at the same company!
Listen in to learn more and as always, let Rebecca know how much you loved it!
Banking Strategy + Transformation Leader | Katie
"The young people who do take a little bit of a different path have an interesting story but demonstrate that proficiency and street smarts as well as book smarts they are really highly valued" If you like an interesting story and a jungle-gym like career journey, definitely give this episode a listen.
From college athlete to investment banking to running and growing a spirit program to high level strategy and transformation in financial services, Katie has not only done it all but learned all the things along the way. She discusses mentorship and how you can not only be mentored but become a mentor. Katie provides insight into her our story but also how you too can have impact in your work. This is a MUST listen!
Then go tell Katie how much you loved it!
Nonprofit Executive Director | Carley
"If you're going into nonprofit industry, it's all hands on deck and I love that part of it"
Carley always had a heart for service and a desire to work in the nonprofit space! As an LSU Manship grad she started her work in Corporate America and quickly learned that her initial desire for nonprofit work was where she desired to be.
Her pivot and ultimately success in this new industry led her to start at the bottom and move her way up to the Executive Director role! Carley explains the best way to get involved, why culture is everything, and we even learn what she's been up to in quarantine. Take a listen, reach out to Carley, and go Forth!
Software Demand Management Executive | Austin
"I love creating my own schedule and doing my own thing as long as I'm hitting my numbers."
College basketball player, college admissions experience, cold calling software sales, to demand management specialist.
Austin utilizes people and experiences and mostly connections to ultimately land in his role today. His willingness to talk to people and desire to have flexibility in his job makes him the perfect fit for his career. Spoiler Alert: he offers up the chance to get a personal reference from him in this industry. WOWZERS. Give this episode a listen and shoot Austin a note!
Female Financial "People Person" | Danielle
Personal Finance Degree and former college bartender turned successful Mortgage Banker tells a heck of a story. Danielle fell in love with a man from a small town and moved from the big city to south Georgia. Taking her financial background and wealth management experience to the world of home buying Danielle sees herself in the "people industry."
Danielle is real, raw, authentic, and unapologetically herself and explains how her entrepreneurial spirit led her to a career in mortgage banking. Listen in, connect with Danielle on LinkedIn, tell her how much you loved her episode.
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Career Information Gold
This podcast is so informative, engaging, and inspiring. I know it’s geared towards upcoming college/young professional age people but there is a WEALTH of knowledge here for any professional. Not only is it fascinating to learn about various career paths, but these episodes are full of so many nuggets of truth and encouragement for your personal journey. I have found these episodes to be an inspiration to my career and to how I can help shape and encourage others in theirs. Definitely sharing with everyone!!!
Where was this when I graduated college?!
When looking for a new job or trying to figure out “what to do with my life”, job descriptions and titles are the least helpful things! All fluff, no reality! This podcast is so helpful in getting past the surface level and into the day to day of specific careers so students, young professionals, or just anyone looking for a new role can better understand if a job could be the right fit for them. What an incredible resource!
Yes! Finally! Someone telling me what people ACTUALLY do in their jobs!!! As a career pivoter this information has been crucial to figuring out how my past skills and experiences can be applied to new fields and positions! Now I can go forth with confidence and my new career!!