Kick Ass in Life: Jobs
In this episode, we talk about how you can skip the traditional job search process, how to create a dream career, not just a dream job, how to start a path in entrepreneurship and how to fall in love with the process.
Preparing for an interview is not easy. You have so much going on during the job search and you’ve finally gotten an interview – yay! You want to make a great impression and arrive prepared and confident. But it’s hard to keep the stress at bay. And there is nothing worse than a bad interview where you feel off, don’t have the answers to their questions and where you keep stumbling over your thoughts (or worse, not having any thoughts at all). In this episode, I talk all about how to prepare for an interview.
The job search process is not easy. It’s messy. It’s complicated. Shireen Jaffer is working to change that, Shireen Jaffer is the co-founder and CEO of Edvo, which she calls your job search on autopilot. It’s a venture-backed startup that works as a matchmaker between companies and candidates to close the gap and to fast track the interview process.
I’ve gathered your questions! You’ve emailed me wanting advice on the job search process. You’ve asked how to get a job. How to get noticed. How to find a more fulfilling career. And so much more.
Reuben Stern who is the director of the New York Program at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. His background spans many different newsrooms including being the managing editor of the Columbia Missourian as well as experience at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Budapest Sun, and the Los Angeles Daily News.
Carolyn Kylstra started as Editor-in-Chief of Self Magazine just as it was transitioning from a legacy print brand into a digital-led media organization. On a deadline to create a strategy, an editorial plan and voice for the brand, Carolyn took on each challenge, and the media industry quickly took notice. SELF is an award-winning wellness media brand that seeks to help people to live healthier lives.
Interviewing is hard! It’s nerve-wracking. But you can’t avoid it if you’re trying to land a job. I had the privilege to talk to Stephanie of the Career Talk podcast about how to stand apart in the interview process. I reveal one of my favorite secrets to get hired fast.
Interviewing is NEVER easy. For anyone. Even for those who interview all of the time, it still is a challenge. Sure it might get easier over time, but it still plagues most folks with some level of anxiety. There are always ways that interviews trip you up and make you fumble and you lose your self-confidence.
If you can’t master the first round, it’s hard to get any further in the process. Learn who you’re talking to, what the purpose of the interview is and how to master that first round so you move forward with additional interviews.
Think about an this summer – Why? An internship is an incredible way to get hands-on experience. Even if you’re a recent grad, an internship can be a great way to learn as much as you can, add to your resume and make connections to last your career.