In today’s episode, I have an engaging conversation with a designer, successful entrepreneur, and negotiation consultant, Ted Leonhardt. Our conversation focuses specifically on the negotiation process. We discuss how to initiate the conversation, items to prepare ahead of time, how to combat the natural anxious feeling that we all encounter, common mistakes to avoid, and how to judge when you might be pushing too hard.
In part 2 of our conversation with career coach Alison Cardy, we discuss: -How do you find roles that are right for you, and what do you need to know before starting your career search? -How to approach career research -How to build confidence that you're headed in the right direction in your career -Improving your career can improve many other aspects of your life as well -How to get noticed and stand out from the crowd
Our guest today is Allison Cardy, a career coach determined to help you find clarity in your true purpose, build confidence, find the right role for you, and most importantly, earn that position! She is the author ofCareer Grease: How to Get Unstuck and Pivot Your Career, and has been helping clients for over 10 years through her own company, Cardy Career Consulting.
My podcast producer is on vacation, and I'm shooting from the hip today, but there's a topic on my mind that I am eager to share with my loyal listeners. Negotiation. It's an important aspect of any successful career even if you're negotiating for something other than your salary. After listening you will be better equipped to become a successful negotiator yourself.
Today our guest is Jeremy Schifeling. Formerly a kindergarten teacher, he’s now a published best-selling author and motivational speaker who has worked at big-name companies including Apple and LinkedIn. These days he works full time at Break Into Tech, a company he founded to help students make the journey into technology and to earn jobs that continually define the world we live in. He and I have an engaging conversation today about inspired individuals who pursue work that fulfills their deepest purposes and address some of the common misconceptions about working in tech.
In today’s episode, I have a lively conversation with Saron Yitbarek. Saron is the founder of CodeNewbie and host of the CodeNewbie Podcast. An international online community and weekly podcast designed to support people learning to code. She's published in many corners of the web, is a regular guest speaker, and is hosting the upcoming codeland conference.
Today’s interview is part 2 of one of my favorites to date. Jonathan Cutrell is the Chief Technology Officer at Whiteboard, co-founder of spec.fm, and is the host of the Developer Tea podcast. The Developer Tea Podcast exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact others. In today's episode, we cover topics such as: - The Developer Career Roadmap (DCR episodes start in September 2017) - Which software languages to learn first
Today’s interview is one of my favorites to date. Jonathan Cutrell is the Chief Technology Officer at Whiteboard, co-founder of spec.fm, and is host of the Developer Tea podcast. The Developer Tea Podcast exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact others. Software developers wield the power to make the world around them a better place. Fight for the good side, and it only takes a few skills to get involved.
In this episode, I walk through an example of a recent client I worked with including: Self-reflection and determining the right career path to pursue, How to find the right company for you - narrowing down the sea of options, must-have aspects of LinkedIn profiles, The outdated advice that college counselors still tell their students, how to give your resume more character + appeal, How to stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs, How to ask for a higher salary, and more!
Nate Swanner is a writer, editor, and developer. He is currently an Editor for Dice and has published articles on imposter syndrome for those new to tech, working remotely, challenges faced by bootcamp grads, recruitment, and self-employment. In today's episode, Nate answers questions such as: - What are the advantages of working in tech vs. other more-traditional fields? - How should job applicants prepare for technical interviews?
There is a massive skills gap in tech! Meaning, there are more job postings for certain jobs in tech than people to fill them. This is a huge opportunity for you to level up your career. Let's make it happen! In today’s episode, I would like to share a topic with you that has come up quite a bit in recent conversations. What would I recommend to individuals to help them prepare for the next stock market correction? What should people be doing today to help weather a similar market slide as 2008?
Mike Lewis is the founder and CEO of When to Jump, a global community of people who have left one path to pursue a very different one. His first book, When to Jump, is a collection of case studies with clear guidance on how and when to take the leap to better yourself. It has reached millions through media impressions, in-person events, and brand collaborations. Mike received his bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and currently resides in San Francisco.
Our guest today, Marco Morawec is the CEO and founder of the Firehose Project; where they make online education personal and smart. Their main course teaches web development through a learn-by-doing curriculum, 1-on-1 mentorship and career support that helps their students earn the coding roles they’ve worked hard for.
An online portfolio website is your best way to go above and beyond for a hiring manager and your ace in the hole to show off your work to get the tech job you most desire. Your site should clearly communicate your relevant work experience(s) and must provide a call to action for your site visitors to reach out and hire you. The site allows you to display similar information as a resume in a much more appealing format...
Our guest today is Fernando Hidalgo. He's a self-taught coder and is currently a data scientist at Discovery Communications. He is interested in startups, block chain technology and helping others navigate the tech career field. Let’s hear what he has to say about data science and learn how you can follow in his shoes to earn the tech career you desire through online courses and personal projects on your nights and weekends.
Listen in to learn how you can earn a job in tech without a college diploma! Excerpt: This is almost a guaranteed way to get at least a meeting at the company, maybe not the job, but at least to get their attention enough to get a phone call or even a coffee- make a custom landing page or website and outline value for the company. Don’t just focus on yourself, focus on the company, their...
In today’s episode we’ll answer the question: If I need to truly distinguish myself from the rest to get this competitive job, what would you suggest I do (other than reading these articles and forming my own responses) to stand out from the crowd? A random interview tip that just came to mind is that you should never turn down a chance to interview if you aren’t completely confident in your interviewing abilities.
In today’s episode we’ll answer a question from Abbie in North Carolina who writes: I’ve been a high achiever most of my life, but I feel like my career has stagnated over the last few years. What can I do to get on management’s radar and earn a promotion for myself? There’s no single… secret method, but let’s break down what I did to rise to the top.
Productivity is one of my favorite things to talk about, and I’m quite excited to be sharing even more of my secrets with you all today! If you haven’t yet listened to part 1, please take the time to listen to episode 10 now. Start your New Year off Right! Regardless of how many goals you’ve set or how you want to improve yourself, these methods will help you achieve more and make 2018 your best year yet.
Start your New Year off Right! I’d like to use this episode to talk through the productivity hacks that I use that can help you perform your best. Regardless of how many goals you’ve set or how you want to improve yourself, these methods will help you achieve more and make 2018 your best year yet.
In today’s episode, I would like to break down what it really means to have a future-focused job, and why we emphasize them at WehnerEd. Many people don’t realize that their jobs or career paths are not sustainable….and they could cease to exist in the coming future. I would like to share more about the digital trends that are shaping our planet, and what it means for you.
In today’s episode, we’ll answer a question from one of our listeners, "What would you recommend I do to avoid getting cut, and should I go ahead and start searching for a new job just in case?"
In today's episode we'll answer a question from Lauren, all the way in Australia. Who writes "Hello WehnerEd, I've been thinking of changing careers for a while but I can't determine when exactly is the right time to take the leap and ditch my current job. It’s terrifying to think about. But I guess it has to happen at some point. Thanks, Lauren."
In today’s episode we’ll answer a question from Claire in Ottawa who asks: Hey Ross, I’m interested to hear about the best candidate you’ve ever interviewed and what made them so great? What can I learn from their success?
In today's episode, we're going to talk through how to choose between a four-year software degree, a coding boot camp, and the endless selection of self-directed online courses. What are the pros and cons of some of these options and how do you determine which opportunities are right for you?
In today’s episode, we’ll answer a question from Greg in who writes: I am searching for a new job and hope to have several interviews before the end of the year. What advice would you suggest for me to ace these interviews?
Today we’ll talk through what the Career Change Process really looks like from start to finish. What does it actually take to go from where you are today to the career that you want to be in? WehnerEd is here for you to make this process simple.
In today’s episode we’ll answer a question we probably get asked the most often and it’s a great first question when deciding if a new career is right for you. The question we’re answering today is which jobs are most in demand today?
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