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Career Strategy Interviews

Alexandra Levit - New Job New You

  

New Job, New You: A Guide to Reinventing Yourself in a Bright New Career

Published on February 26 2010
Alexandra Levit
Alexandra Levit

"Few people consider how or why to change careers. Alexandra Levit's New Job, New You explores the motivation behind successful transitions and teaches you how to follow in the footsteps of others who are living their dreams. Let it guide you to success and joy."—Guy Kawasaki

Welcome to a Career Strategies Channel podcast on TotalPicture Radio. this is Peter Clayton reporting. Alexandra Levit is a nationally recognized business and workplace author and speaker. A syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and Metro US, Alexandra has authored several books, including the bestselling They Don't Teach Corporate in College --- How'd You Score That Gig? and Success for Hire (ASTD Press, 2008). MillennialTweet: 140 Bite-Sized Ideas for Managing the Millennials, has was released last September, and her book on inspirational career change, New Job, New You, was just published. The forward to New Job, New You was written by Stephen R. Covey.

According to Alexandra, her goal is to "help people find meaningful jobs - quickly and simply - and to succeed beyond measure once they get there."

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NETSHARE Network

  

Podcast with the President and CEO of NETSHARE, Kathy Simmons

Published on January 01 2010
Kathy Simmons, President & CEO, Netshare Kathy Simmons

"I always used to say people hired for two reasons: you can make me money or you can save me money, and now it's can you stop the bleeding?" - Kathy Simmons

Welcome to rewind 09 - On TotalPicture Radio we're replaying some of the most memorable podcasts from 2009: Today, Kathy Simmons, the guiding force behind NETSHARE and its ongoing evolution as a Web-based community for executives who are seeking jobs as well as opportunities to network with their peers and build a personal "brand" online. Kathy joins Peter Clayton, producer/host of TotalPicture Radio in this Career Transition Channel podcast from March, 2009. Simmons has made it her mission to help NETSHARE members harness the Internet to advance their careers.

"The greatest line I heard recently was when someone said, 'no matter what your job was before, you're in sales now.' And you have to think of it that way, you have to think of it in terms of I'm a product, what's my unique value proposition?"

"So now you've identified what your product is. Then you look at who needs my product? That's your market from which you develop your list of target companies. I always used to say people hired for two reasons: you can make me money or you can save me money, and now it's can you stop the bleeding?"

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Career Folk

  

Podcast with Donna Sweidan, founder of Career Folk

Published on June 21 2009
Donna Sweidan, Career Coach Donna Sweidan

Donna Sweidan is an expert in career exploration issues, assessment, job search, on-line identity, resumes and strategic coaching.

"What activity are you doing everyday and how are you getting out, how are you meeting people, where are you going out and being productive? There is light at the end of the tunnel and they've got to think about what can I do today that's going to help me get results, two, three, four months down the line. That's what I'm trying to impress upon people about how can they get out and what kind of activities they can do, instead of sitting behind the computer." -- Donna Sweidan

Welcome to a Career Transition Channel podcast on Total Picture Radio, with Peter Clayton reporting. Donna Sweidan has worked in the field of counseling, training and career development for over 14 years. She is a credentialed career coach and provides personalized career and life transition counseling. An expert on integrating technology into the job search and career management process, Donna is dedicated to empowering her clients and leveraging the power of the internet to advance and manage their careers. Based in Stamford, Connecticut, she is the founder of Career Folk.

LinkedIn is fast becoming the most important job search tool in this new economy. If you are confused about hot to use Linkedin: where to start, or how to use it so that it really does enhance your job search or career management efforts, then have a listen to this 25 minute podcast on Total Picture Radio.

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The Layoff Coach

  

Podcast with Maury Hanigan, founder of The Layoff Coach

Published on May 04 2009
Maury Hanigan, founder, Layoff Coach Maury Hanigan

"If you are laid off, you usually want two things. First, you want enough compensation to keep your bills paid until you find another job. Second, you want to find a new job as quickly as possible."-- Maury Hanigan

Welcome to a Career Transition channel podcast on Total Picture Radio with Peter Clayton reporting. Maury Hanigan leads the team of experts that make up The Layoff Coach.

As a nationally recognized authority on employment, career development and hiring, Maury brings more than 20 years experience to the position, and joins us today.

Maury has designed career development, retention and recruiting programs that have impacted thousands of employees. She has consulted for corporations, universities and government agencies on a wide range of employment issues. Her clients include AT&T, Cargill, Cornell University, Computer Sciences Corporation, Exxon-Mobil, General Electric, IBM, Kraft Foods, Merck, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Merrill Lynch, Pfizer, Pitney Bowes and Xerox.

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Job Loss Rebound

  

Podcast with Martha Finney, President and CEO of Engagement Journeys

Published on April 18 2009
Martha I. Finney author, HR journalist, employee engagement consultant, speaker Martha Finney

You've just lost your job. (Or you're expecting to.) You know you're not alone: Millions of great people are losing their jobs these days. But this is you we're talking about. Losing your job can turn your life upside down. It can mess with your mind, your heart, your health, your family life...not to mention your financial security. Losing your job is just plain painful.

Rebound: A Proven Plan for Starting Over After Job Loss will help you get through the trauma -- and come out stronger, smarter, better. Top workplace expert Martha Finneybrings together all the answers you need to empower yourself and regain mastery over your own life. Drawing on powerful insights and personal stories from an enormous network of experts, she answers questions like:

  • How do I protect my finances?
  • How do I get past the anger, alienation, and isolation?
  • Why haven't I heard from my coworkers?
  • What are my rights?
  • Can I get a better severance package?
  • Can I sue? Should I?
  • How do I stay on my career path and keep my options open?
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