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Tune in for all things YUC during the COVID-19 shutdown.

Year Up Chicago EP Podcast (a.k.a. The Notorious J.O.B.) yearupchicago

    • Education
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Tune in for all things YUC during the COVID-19 shutdown.

    Alumni Resources, You Say??

    Alumni Resources, You Say??

    Ian and Larry are joined by the YUC Alumni Board Co-Chairs, Tyme Anderson and Yoko Acosta, and the Alumni Co-Steward, Pat Powell, to share about resources available for any Year Up alum. Tune in to learn about all the hard work each has been putting in for the alumni community!Tyme and Yoko can be reached at Chicago@YearUpAlumni.org.Pat can be reached at PPowell@YearUp.org. Visit the Chicago alumni website here.

    • 24 min
    Alumni Panel: Adjusting to Life After Year Up

    Alumni Panel: Adjusting to Life After Year Up

    A panel of alumni join the final Internship Seminar at Downtown Campus for the July 2020 class, talking about adjusting to a job search and transitioning into full-time work. The panel was recorded on July 22, 2020.

    • 25 min
    Keys To The Job Search

    Keys To The Job Search

    It's graduation week at Year Up Chicago for the July 2020 class, and with that, Ian and Larry team up to lay out keys to the job search. Whether you just graduated or are re-entering the job market after some time away, tune in to ensure you leave no stone unturned in the journey.

    • 34 min
    Staffing Agencies: A Job Search Essential

    Staffing Agencies: A Job Search Essential

    Staffing agencies are the most common way Year Up alumni find work after graduation, aside from conversions. In this week's episode, three of Year Up Chicago's closest staffing partners join the podcast to discuss the summer job market, how to best leverage their support, and why they love working with Year Up grads.Sidney Lease at Tek Systems (slease@teksystems.com)Sammy Gorbett at Brooksource (sgorbett@brooksource.com)Talia Persico at Medix (tpersico@medixteam.com)

    • 39 min
    Susan Lucci on Practicing Regular Mindfulness, in Big Ways or Small

    Susan Lucci on Practicing Regular Mindfulness, in Big Ways or Small

    Mindfulness coach and longtime friend of Year Up, Susan Lucci, joins the podcast to discuss the importance of practicing mindfulness regularly--especially in these times--and suggests a few simple ways to start. Later in the episode (23:45), Susan leads a ten-minute breathing and meditation exercise.See Susan's website at https://www.2big4words.org.

    • 35 min
    Lifting While You Climb with a Referral to Year Up

    Lifting While You Climb with a Referral to Year Up

    Faith Alaribe joins the podcast as Associate Director of Recruitment to talk about the value of Year Up during these difficult times. Later on, she describes the referral process and how alumni can earn $100 for a successful referral.Potential trainees can apply here. Any questions about the referral process can be sent to Faith at FAlaribe@YearUp.org.

    • 22 min

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