199 episodes

A weekly career advice podcast focused on women, work, and all the answers to your questions so you can be more fulfilled, healthy, and successful at work.

Each Tuesday, we’re here to help you make progress in your career. We uncover hush-hush topics like how to talk about salary at work and we demystify common career advice that simply doesn’t serve you.

Expect “aha” moments and step-by-step career advice in each episode you can implement today. Listen wherever you get your podcasts, follow @careercontessa on Instagram for daily career tips, and subscribe to our newsletter at www.careercontessa.com/newsletter

The Career Contessa Podcast Dear Media

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A weekly career advice podcast focused on women, work, and all the answers to your questions so you can be more fulfilled, healthy, and successful at work.

Each Tuesday, we’re here to help you make progress in your career. We uncover hush-hush topics like how to talk about salary at work and we demystify common career advice that simply doesn’t serve you.

Expect “aha” moments and step-by-step career advice in each episode you can implement today. Listen wherever you get your podcasts, follow @careercontessa on Instagram for daily career tips, and subscribe to our newsletter at www.careercontessa.com/newsletter

    How to Become a Data Analyst: Salary, Skills, & More

    How to Become a Data Analyst: Salary, Skills, & More

    Today we’re bringing you another installation in our “How to Become…” series. You’ve probably seen the rise of job titles like “Data Analyst” or “Data Scientist” but do you know what the job actually entails? We interviewed two data industry experts about how to become a data analyst, the most critical skills to thrive in this role, how much a career in data could earn you, and so much more.
     
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    Cait Moran:
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    Website: https://www.caitmoran.com/ 
    The Data Analyst Workflow Roadmap: https://www.caitmoran.com/writing/data-analyst-workflow-roadmap
     
    Daphne Cheung:
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    • 49 min
    Don't Panic. How to Protect Your Money Right Now

    Don't Panic. How to Protect Your Money Right Now

    Today we’re talking about money again and this time we’re discussing how you can protect your money—and the thing that makes money (ahem) your career. We’re joined by certified financial planner and author of Work Your Money, Not Your Life, Roger Ma, to discuss how to respond to what’s happening in the market and 4 things you can do to protect your money right now.


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    Investing Episode w/ Bola Sokunbi: https://apple.co/3oDRFUn
    Recession Episode w/ The Fiscal Firecrackers: https://apple.co/3b2cfed
    Vanguard Study: https://vgi.vg/3BvXtHc
    Historical S&P 500 Returns: https://bit.ly/3OJx0ZN
     
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    • 26 min
    How “Peter” Is Destroying The Workplace

    How “Peter” Is Destroying The Workplace

    Today’s solo episode is focused on something that is all too common at work: incompetent bosses. But how do we get bosses that seem to always be in the dark or lack the skills to actually lead? The answer is of course more complicated but I’m going to break it all down and share how the peter principle might be showing up in your workplace and what you can do about it.


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    • 14 min
    How to Prepare for a Recession

    How to Prepare for a Recession

    If you feel like everywhere you turn you’re met with talk about a recession and inflation, you’re not alone. But we want to know what we should be proactively doing to prepare for a recession. That’s why we invited Galia Gichon and Susan Yeagley of The Fiscal Firecrackers brand and podcast to the show. They are equal parts financial education and humor as we tackle this important topic today.
     
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    • 33 min
    How to Create Influence at Work From The Professor Behind Yale 's Most Popular Class, Dr. Zoe Chance

    How to Create Influence at Work From The Professor Behind Yale 's Most Popular Class, Dr. Zoe Chance

    Today we’re talking about one of the most important work skills: influence. Learn how to get what you want without compromising who you are, from the professor behind Yale School of Management's most popular class, Dr. Zoe Chance.
     
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    Zoe Chance Website: https://www.zoechance.com
    Influence Is Your Superpower book: https://bit.ly/3AI7Bwj
    Lise Vesterlund episode: https://apple.co/3aEihBa
     
    Sponsors:
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    • 33 min
    How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile— And Double Your Job Leads in 2022

    How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile— And Double Your Job Leads in 2022

    What’s the secret to harnessing the power of LinkedIn? An optimized LinkedIn profile. We’re joined by LinkedIn expert Jeremy Schifeling to share insider tips on exactly how to optimize your profile, why it matters so much, and the hacks we know will get you noticed.
     
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    Keyword Analysis: https://www.jobscan.co/
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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
325 Ratings

325 Ratings

Katrina195 ,

So helpful!!!

This podcast is jam-packed with valuable advice, inspiration and tips to feel empowered by our jobs. I loved the LinkedIn episode and some of the great hacks Lauren and her guest shared. This is such a useful podcast for those needing a career transition. I can't wait to share it with more people that I know need to hear this!

SMezinis ,

21 Day Confidence Crunch

This course was amazing! It resonated with me and gave me lots of practical real-life advice to build my confidence!! I love this podcast and Lauren McGoodwin is absolutely wonderful for starting this awesome podcast!!

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Crys from ,

Favorite episode: Job Regret

This episode was exactly what I needed to recognize that my job was not a fit for me, and what to look for in my next search, and feeling validated in my feelings.

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