Kick Ass in Life: show-note
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.
Rachel Rudwall is a travel host, content creator, writer, producer and photographer, but simply at her core, she’s a storyteller.
Cristy Powers is a health coach, wellness blogger, recipe creator and pilates instructor who is super passionate about helping others reverse health conditions. We talk about what is in our foods, how to create foods you actually want to eat, how to listen to your body when you eat and other ways you can control stress through some self care.
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.
“Hi I’m Laura and I’m seeking opportunities…”
A great way to meet several people at once is to go to networking events. These types of events are organized by professional groups, alumni associations, or other types of clubs and organizations as a way to meet other people in a specific industry or geographical location.
Are you feeling bright? It’s hard. It’s December and crazy busy and the answer is no, you’re probably not feeling too bright right about now. I’m not talking about the holiday spirit, either. I’m talking about that part deep inside of you that feels good when you wake up and go to work, class or otherwise.