Hearing about career journeys from successful people is inspiring- Risks they’ve taken, failures they’ve had, and some unexpected turns along the way. Whether you’re looking to be inspired to veer off your current career path or need a little extra confidence to take a risk or just want to hear “how they got there” stories, Beers and Careers is for you!
Laury D’Oliveira, Director of Workplace Experience
Check out this conversation with Laury D’Oliveira. This high energy Director of Workplace Experience shared her story from working at Digital Equipment as a technician, to moving into office management, to AP/AR and her current role. This travel lover is always thinking about what else she can do to help make her company better- a trait she got from her parents encouraging her to conquer the world. She talks about being self-aware and shares great advice for folks at all places in their career. Enjoy!
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Rens Hayes, Principal at H+O Structural Engineering
Join this fascinating conversation between Rens and Mark! Rens always knew he wanted his own company but also knew he needed specific skills to make it a reality. We document the steps he took to accomplish this but then transitioned our conversation into how leaders work on their business and the importance of doing the work that doesn't get revisited enough, mission, vision, values! Fascinating listen for any business leader that will make you inspired to do more work on your business today!
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Steve Travaglini, CRO LinkSquares
Tune into this conversation with Steve who shares his passion for life and sales with us. Steve tells us how he went from BDR to CRO in just 8 years. Great listen for those interested in sales. Like most professionals early in their career Steve thinks he wants sales and his internship couldn’t go worse! He ends up sharing great advice for those who want to get promoted quickly and how to pick your next opportunity from his perspective.
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Rocco DeRosa, Do I Do Productions Owner/Operator and CWS Sales Executive
Tune in to our latest conversation with Rocco DeRosa. Rocco's story is one that will connect with many. He shares his journey through corporate roles that didn’t work out and his ability to balance his passion for music, with monetizing it and being able to enjoy it. We start off talking about the state of the music industry for an artist but then we hit some recurring Beers & Careers themes of relationships, mentorship and like most guests, Rocco is now in a place he always wanted to be although the path was not expected! (per usual)
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Meagan Downey, Founder Shiki Wrap
Enjoy our conversation with Shiki Wrap founder Meagan Downey. By day she works as a consultant to non-profits and she also started and runs her own business. Learn why helping non-profits is so important to her and how being the PTO gift wrap mom motivated her to start Shiki Wrap and connect with other entrepreneurs. Meagan worked closely with an accelerator program to get her sustainable alternative to gift wrap off the ground. She shares her vulnerabilities and how they helped her be self aware and introspective. Check out the conversation.
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Kayla Newcome, Regional Vice President
Listen to Kayla’s story about creating a career in the staffing industry. With a degree in elementary education, her path to the field wasn’t linear but she’s taken the attributes of great teaching, being type A and a natural born leader and found a recipe for success. Kayla discusses creating career paths for her team, empowering others to lead with empathy and solve their own problems. Juggling a career and motherhood has made her more intentional and conscientious about being fully present, whether at work or at home.
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