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Eastern Michigan University's Career Corner

By UACDC @ EMU

In this weekly episodic podcast, Career Coaches of Eastern Michigan University discuss topics, resources, and tips relevant to the professional, personal, and career development of college students.

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Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 10: Gaining Career Competency in College
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 10: Gaining Career Competency in College
In the last and final episode of Season 5, Career Coach Logann Dolan chats with EMU student, Cass Paksi, about gaining career competency throughout his time at EMU. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
15:16
November 16, 2022
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 9: Technology
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 9: Technology
In this episode, Career Coach Logann introduces the 8th and final NACE Career Competency, Technology and discusses how to grow this competency here at EMU. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
05:25
November 09, 2022
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 8: Equity & Inclusion
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 8: Equity & Inclusion
In this episode, Career Coach April introduces the seventh NACE Career Competency, Equity & Inclusion and discusses how to grow this competency here at EMU. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
06:02
November 02, 2022
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 7: Teamwork
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 7: Teamwork
In this episode, Career Coach Racheal introduces the sixth NACE Career Competency, Teamwork and discusses how to grow this competency here at EMU. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
06:19
October 26, 2022
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 6: Professionalism
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 6: Professionalism
Career Coach Barb Gehring is back again this week as she introduces the fifth NACE Career Competency, Professionalism and discusses how to grow this competency here at EMU. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
03:31
October 19, 2022
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 5: Critical Thinking
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 5: Critical Thinking
Career Coach Racheal introduces the fourth NACE Career Competency, Critical Thinking and discusses how to grow this competency here at EMU. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
05:52
October 12, 2022
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 4: Communication
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 4: Communication
For episode 4, Career Coach Barb introduces the third NACE Career Competency, Communication and discusses how to grow this competency here at EMU. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
04:15
October 05, 2022
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 3: Leadership
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 3: Leadership
Career Coach Logann introduces the second NACE Career Competency, Leadership and discusses how to grow this competency here at EMU. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
04:33
September 28, 2022
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 2: Career & Self-Development
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 2: Career & Self-Development
To kick-off episode 2, Career Coach April Calkovsky introduces the first NACE Career Competency, Career & Self-Development and discusses how to grow this competency here at EMU. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
06:33
September 21, 2022
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 1: Intro
Season 6 - Career Competency - Episode 1: Intro
Career Corner is back with Season 6 titled, "Career Competency". Career Coach, Logann Dolan introduces this season and shares the back story behind the topics, A.K.A. the NACE Career Competencies that will be introduced throughout.
02:53
September 07, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 10: Putting the Pieces Together
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 10: Putting the Pieces Together
In the last and final episode of Season 5, Career Coach Logann Dolan chats with EMU Alumna, Janae White about resilience and overcoming challenges on her path to reaching her career goals. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
19:26
April 06, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 9: Networking: Building and Maintaining Valuable Relationships
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 9: Networking: Building and Maintaining Valuable Relationships
Career Coach Logann Dolan is back in this episode titled "Networking: Building and Maintaining Valuable Relationships" to discuss where and how to build and maintain valuable and professional relationships through networking. Learn a few innovative or creative ideas to network and stay connected to your professional connections with an emphasis on LinkedIn and alternate forms of communication. 
06:43
March 30, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 8: Overcoming Fear and Addressing Imposter Syndrome
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 8: Overcoming Fear and Addressing Imposter Syndrome
Career Coach Barb Gehring is back alongside Graduate Assistant, Sydney Moore as they discuss overcoming fear and addressing imposter syndrome–commonly seen among job seekers. Listeners will learn from GA Sydney’s experience and hear a few tips for squashing fear and overcoming imposter syndrome. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
05:51
March 23, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 7: Social & Cultural Capital Building
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 7: Social & Cultural Capital Building
In this episode, Career Coach April Calkovsky discusses why having a growth mindset, getting involved, and staying up-to-date can greatly improve our overall social and cultural capital as it pertains to career development. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
09:02
March 16, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 6: Framework to Stay Versatile: Upskilling & Credentialing
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 6: Framework to Stay Versatile: Upskilling & Credentialing
Career Coach Barb Gehring is back again this week as she introduces Upskilling, Credentialing, and Certifications as great ways to stay versatile, further your education, and gain desirable skills. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
04:31
March 09, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 5: Sustainability: What are employers saying & how are they coping?
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 5: Sustainability: What are employers saying & how are they coping?
Career Coach Barb Gehring interviews Rina Henning, Director of Campus Recruiting at UHY to learn first-hand how the hiring process has changed post-COVID-19 and what employers expect from candidates. Listeners can connect with Rina via email at rhenning@uhy-us.com. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
09:07
March 02, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 4: The Employer Landscape & Trends
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 4: The Employer Landscape & Trends
Career Coaches April Calkovsky and Logann Dolan are back to give you the inside scoop on the current employer landscape and employment and hiring trends. This information will be essential for individuals seeking internships, part-time, and full-time employment. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
09:33
February 23, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 3: Equity Affinity Groups & Why are they important?
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 3: Equity Affinity Groups & Why are they important?
Introducing 2021-22 Graduate Assistant, Sydney Moore, as they introduce a new initiative within the University Advising and Career Development Center at EMU, Equity Affinity Groups. In this episode, Sydney will discuss what Equity Affinity Groups are, how they relate to your unique identity and why they are important to consider along your career journey. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
05:18
February 16, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 2: What are Career Clusters & Why are they important?
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 2: What are Career Clusters & Why are they important?
To kick off this season, Career Coach April Calkovsky is back as she introduces the new Career Cluster model within the University Advising and Career Development Center at EMU. In this episode, listeners will learn and resonate with the idea that your major and minor do not equal your career and how exploring various career clusters can help better prepare you in your job search. To listen to the newest episode and catch up on all available episodes, visit anchor.fm/emuuacdc to listen now. #WeSupportYourGoals
06:49
February 09, 2022
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 1: Introduction
Season 5 - Career Resilience - Episode 1: Introduction
Career Corner is back with Season 5 titled, "Career Resilience: Maintaining Flexibility and Your Identity". Career Coach, Logann Dolan introduces this season and shared the back story behind the topics that will be introduced throughout. 
01:35
February 02, 2022
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 20: "Can I Negotiate My Salary As A Recent Graduate?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 20: "Can I Negotiate My Salary As A Recent Graduate?"
In this episode, Career Coach Barb, break down how students and recent graduates can negotiate their salary and what are the benefits in doing  so early in their careers.  TRANSCRIPT
03:44
November 04, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Ep. 19: "Should I Go To Grad School?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Ep. 19: "Should I Go To Grad School?"
In this episode Career Coach April breaks down the serious decision of whether or not to pursue grad school. She helps our listeners understand the pros and cons of going that route.  TRANSCRIPT
06:37
November 02, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 18: "What's The Best Way To Land A Job?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 18: "What's The Best Way To Land A Job?"
In this episode, Career Coach Brad helps listeners understand the best proven strategies that will greatly enhance your chances of landing a job. He highlights two specific ones with examples of how to use them.  TRANSCRIPT
05:40
October 28, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 17: "How Do I Answer The 'Tell Me About Yourself' Interview Question?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 17: "How Do I Answer The 'Tell Me About Yourself' Interview Question?"
In this fantastic episode Career Coach Logann once again takes on another common question. It's incredibly common to be asked "Can you tell me about yourself?" in an interview. Even though it sounds easy, it's tricky and tends to trip students up often! Logann breaks down the core components to answer this question effectively!  TRANSCRIPT
05:05
October 26, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 16: How Do I Respond To A Job Rejection?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 16: How Do I Respond To A Job Rejection?"
In this fantastic episode Career Coach Logann talks about job rejection. More importantly the impact that this can have on us emotionally. She outlines what not do in the heat of the moment, as well as what you can do to pivot and rebound effectively.  TRANSCRIPT
05:28
October 21, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 15: "How Can I Assess A Culture Fit With A Company?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 15: "How Can I Assess A Culture Fit With A Company?"
In this great episode Career Coach Barb talks all about culture fit. In job searching, it's imperative that you find a company that aligns to your value system. Barb breaks down how to determine a good cultural fit.  TRANSCRIPT
04:41
October 19, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 14: "If I Am Pre-Med, Why Do I Need To Choose a Major?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 14: "If I Am Pre-Med, Why Do I Need To Choose a Major?"
In this episode Career Coach April addresses a very common issue that so many students have when deciding to pursue professional degrees in medicine, pharmacy, etc, which is what's the point of an undergraduate major and what is the best option.  TRANSCRIPT
03:49
October 14, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 13: "How Have Employer Expectations Changed Post-Pandemic?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 13: "How Have Employer Expectations Changed Post-Pandemic?"
In this episode Career Coach Barb talks about the changes in the job market from the employer perspective including the change in what they value, the skills students' need to have and the jobs that are becoming more valued and higher demand.  TRANSCRIPT
06:51
October 12, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 12: "How Do I Get A Job With No Experience?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 12: "How Do I Get A Job With No Experience?"
In this fantastic episode Career Coach April helps break down another common concern we hear everyday in our office, which is about how to land employment with no experience. April provides so many great examples of how to work through this issue to get the job you want.  TRANSCRIPT
04:20
October 07, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 11: "Should I Include A Cover Letter?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 11: "Should I Include A Cover Letter?"
In this episode Career Coach Brad Minton, discusses how a cover letter can be used and why it can enhance your candidacy as an applicant.  TRANSCRIPT
04:25
October 05, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 10: "Is It True Your Resume Can Only Be 1 Page?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 10: "Is It True Your Resume Can Only Be 1 Page?"
In this episode Career Coach Brad takes apart this very common question about resume length and just how long your resume should be!  TRANSCRIPT
04:36
September 30, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 9: "How Do I Connect With Someone On LinkedIn?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 9: "How Do I Connect With Someone On LinkedIn?"
In this brief episode Career Coach Logann Dolan addresses a big concern which is how to network with individuals using Linkedin. She covers the basics of how to find people and even provides a few templates.  TRANSCRIPT
06:03
September 28, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 8: "How Do I Find Jobs On Campus?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 8: "How Do I Find Jobs On Campus?"
In this episode Career Coach Logann breaks down the various forms of student employment along with the events and opportunities to land these positions over the course of the academic year!  TRANSCRIPT
04:49
September 23, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 7: "Is A Bachelor's Degree In The Arts A Bad Idea?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 7: "Is A Bachelor's Degree In The Arts A Bad Idea?"
In this episode Career Coach Barb discusses a common worry many students have. Is it a bad idea to get a Bachelor of Arts? She breaks down this misconception and the value that students attain through a BA.  TRANSCRIPT
03:32
September 21, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 6: "How Do Out How Much A Job Actually Pays?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 6: "How Do Out How Much A Job Actually Pays?"
In this great episode Career Coach Barb, walks our listeners through unlocking salary information for various jobs and occupations. She highlights what you need to consider when investigating as well as where to find the best information.  TRANSCRIPT
04:04
September 16, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 5: "Are Career Assessments Helpful?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 5: "Are Career Assessments Helpful?"
In this fantastic episode Career Coach Logann talks all about career assessments, which ones we use in the UACDC, and how they can be used to help guide you towards your career goals!  TRANSCRIPT
03:54
September 14, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 4: "What Factors Should I Consider Before Making A Career Choice?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 4: "What Factors Should I Consider Before Making A Career Choice?"
In this episode Career Coach Brad tackles yet another frequent question: What factors go into making a career choice?". He breaks down two major factors and several sub-factors within each one in this jam-packed episode!  TRANSCRIPT
07:17
September 09, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 3: "What Are Some Career Supports For Individuals With Disabilities?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 3: "What Are Some Career Supports For Individuals With Disabilities?"
In this episode, Career Coach April walks our listeners through some incredible resources that help individuals with disabilities both in school, in their job search, and throughout their career.  Some of the resources she touches on are:  Job Accommodation Network - ASKJAN.org Michigan Center for Independent Living - https://www.misilc.org/  Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) - https://www.michigan.gov/leo/0,5863,7-336-94422_97702---,00.html Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) - https://www.wrp.gov/wrp TRANSCRIPT
05:07
September 07, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 2: "How Do I Change Majors?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 2: "How Do I Change Majors?"
Changing majors is an normal and expected part of being a college student. In this episode Career Coach April takes listeners through what to do when you feel you need to make a shift in your academic career.  TRANSCRIPT
01:56
September 02, 2021
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 1: "How Do I Choose A Major?"
Season 4 - Career FAQ - Episode 1: "How Do I Choose A Major?"
In this episode Career Coach Brad breaks down one of the most common questions we receive: "How Do I Choose A Major?" Although individualized, Brad helps to simplify this question with a few important points that could be applied to anyone.  TRANSCRIPT
06:49
August 31, 2021
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 8 - "How Do I Start A Career In Government?"
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 8 - "How Do I Start A Career In Government?"
In this amazing episode Career Coaches Brad and April Calkovsky discuss working in government. April, as a certfied Federal Advisor has worked with hundreds of students over her career to guide them in various opportunities in government. April, outlines the advantages as well as some of the challenges that students encounter in their goals of working in government. She talks about the common misconceptions that many students have before applying to positions, and she covers the multitude of resources available for them while they're a student a EMU.  Transcript 
12:48
March 10, 2021
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 7 - "I Know I Want To Help Others. What Are My Options?"
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 7 - "I Know I Want To Help Others. What Are My Options?"
In this great episode Career Coaches Logann and April discuss the helping professions. Many students come in knowing that they want to help people but then don't know what is the next step in the process. Our hosts outline what constitutes a helping profession and the many industries that students can pursue. Additionally, they talk about what are the next steps in the process and how to utilize tools and resources at Eastern Michigan University to narrow down their options based on their unique interests, values, and motivations. 
05:11
March 03, 2021
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 6 - "I Like Math And Science. Now What?"
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 6 - "I Like Math And Science. Now What?"
In this episode Career Coaches Brad and Logann interview Cassie Briggs a professor of Biology and Career Coach for Science loving students. She talks about her own career journey and using a love for math and science to propel her forward to learn about what she loved and didn't love. She discusses how the field of science and mathematics can be used to tackle really important challenges in our ever changing world. She offers advice and insight for college students on where to start and ways to maximize their career journey.  Transcript 
21:23
February 24, 2021
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 5 - "What Careers Can I Get With An Art Degree?'
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 5 - "What Careers Can I Get With An Art Degree?'
In this great episode Career Coaches Brad and Logann interview Sandra Murchison who currently serves as the department head of the school of art and design at Eastern Michigan University. She talked about her path leading her to her current position. She discusses what students can expect to learn and gain in experience through the school of art and design. She also speaks about the various opportunities for students to work directly in art fields as well as the multitude of options that students can leverage that are "art-related".  Students can utilize the hands-on experiences and skills they develop in the classroom and use in a multitude of different work settings.  Transcript
17:25
February 17, 2021
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 4 - What Are The Careers Of The Future?
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 4 - What Are The Careers Of The Future?
In this fantastic episode Career Coaches Barb and Brad sit down with Jenna Collins, Associate Director, Alumni Professional Development & Outreach at Syracuse University in New York. Jenna is a "Future of Work Enthusiast", and is a wealth of knowledge as it pertains to how technology and innovation will change the workforce. In this episode she highlights some of the trends and top career paths where there will be considerable demand. She discusses the hard and soft(critical) skills that students need to possess in order to be successful in the jobs of tomorrow. She places considerable importance on the need for a growth mindset and that in order to thrive in 2021 and beyond students can't afford to stop learning after graduation. Finally, she discusses how students can navigate the turbulent roads ahead post-pandemic.  Transcript
22:48
February 10, 2021
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 3 - What Are Green Careers?
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 3 - What Are Green Careers?
In this fantastic episode Career Coach Brad Minton goes solo and interviews Lisa Yee-Litzenberg. Lisa is the Founder and CEO of Green Career Advisor. Lisa discusses her path and passion for helping young professional pursue the careers that will help and preserve our energy, environment and natural resources. She highlights many of the the careers that exist in the green sector that are transforming due to new policy and innovation. She also discusses some of the careers that are on the horizon that are new and upcoming. Lisa talks about the knowledge, skills, and experiences that students need to get into to be competitve in these careers. Finally, she highlights many of the resources for knowledge and networking.  Guest Info: Lisa Yee-Litzenberg www.greencareeradvisor.com Transcript  
26:21
February 03, 2021
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 2 - "I Know I Want To Major In Business. Now What?"
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 2 - "I Know I Want To Major In Business. Now What?"
In this amazing episode Career Coaches Logann and Barb interview Dean of the College of Business Kenneth Lord. Dean Lord, discusses his own personal path with business to find himself now in the position of Dean at Eastern Michigan University. He takes our listeners through understanding the incredible points of pride and tremendous learning activities and professional development students can engage in while a Business student. He discusses the various majors as well as the multitude of different career paths and upcoming challenges that students can begin working on and addressing post graduation.  Transcript 
21:03
January 27, 2021
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 1 - Introduction
Season 3 Major Choices & Career Decisions: Episode 1 - Introduction
Junior Marketing undergraduate and UACDC student employee Caleb Burlingame introduces Season 3: of the Career Corner Podcast. Major Choices and Career Decisions. Caleb highlights some of the important topics covered this semester along with the fantastic guests who will appear this season. Stay tuned! Transcript 
01:41
January 20, 2021
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 10 - How To Network As a Freshman or Sophomore Through Campus Life
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 10 - How To Network As a Freshman or Sophomore Through Campus Life
In this episode Career Coaches Logann and Brad interview Graduate Assistant Shane Polich from Campus Life at EMU. Shane discusses the multitude of opportunities for students to get engaged with the campus community and network with other students of similar interest. The hosts and Shane outline the many benefits that this can provide students and ways to begin getting involved even as a Freshman or as someone who may be more anxious about doing so.  Transcript
12:50
November 04, 2020
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 9 - Informational Interviews: What Are They Anyway?
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 9 - Informational Interviews: What Are They Anyway?
In this episode, Career Coaches April and Barb are back together speaking about informational interviews and that these can greatly accelerate your self awareness. Additionally, they highlight how to do informational interviews, with whom, and the type of amazing information you can expect to gain. This is a must listen for anyone looking to gain career clarity and build the foundations of success early!  Transcript
04:14
October 28, 2020
Season 2: From Class To Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 8 - Taking Ownership of Your Degree
Season 2: From Class To Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 8 - Taking Ownership of Your Degree
In this episode Career Coaches Brad and Barb team up to chat with Gregg Heinrichs, an academic advisor in the UACDC. Gregg talks about how students can customize their learning including an ISP (Individualized Studies Program) and who can benefit from it. As well as other ways students can drive their own learning including  internships, co-ops, electives, and independent studies.  Transcript 
07:38
October 21, 2020
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 7 - Handshake: A Powerful Tool For Your Career Development
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 7 - Handshake: A Powerful Tool For Your Career Development
In this episode Career Coaches Logann and April discuss the many amazing functions of the career management platform at EMU called Handshake. They take listeners through several tangible steps to maximize the effectiveness of this platform so that students can network, find jobs, and register for events. Handshake can be your best tool as you transition from college to career!  Transcript
05:38
October 14, 2020
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 6 - Experiential Learning: Internships, Co-Ops, and Volunteer Work and How to Find Them
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 6 - Experiential Learning: Internships, Co-Ops, and Volunteer Work and How to Find Them
In this episode Career Coaches Barb and Logann discuss how important experiential learning (learning through experience) is to the career development process. They discuss how students can benefit, the skills they can acquire, and who these are best suited for. Finally, they provide listeners a guide of the best sources to find great opportunities while a student a EMU.  Transcript
06:60
October 07, 2020
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 5 - Uncovering Your Strengths And How They Impact Career Development
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 5 - Uncovering Your Strengths And How They Impact Career Development
In this episode Career Coaches Barb and April discuss the value of knowing and understanding your strengths. Discovering your strengths through the StrengthsQuest Assessment can greatly enhance your career trajectory by allowing you to leverage the natural abilities you possess and find work that creates the most continuity to how your talents work.  Transcript
08:02
September 30, 2020
Season 2: From Class To Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 4 - Getting The Skills That Employers Want
Season 2: From Class To Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 4 - Getting The Skills That Employers Want
In this episode, Career Coaches Brad and Logann are back talking about "transferrable skills" and in particular which skills students need to have to make it in today's competitive job market! They outline the top 8 skills that employers are seeking and offer tips on how to acquire them while at EMU!  Transcript 
08:43
September 23, 2020
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 3 - What's Your Personality Type?
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 3 - What's Your Personality Type?
Career Coaches Brad Minton and April Calkovsky guide listeners through understanding how knowing their personality type can greatly impact their career development. They break down using the MBTI assessment to gain a deeper self awareness that will help serve as a wonderful navigation tool to seek the education and career opportunities that are aligned with our natural innate preferences.  Transcript
09:43
September 16, 2020
Season 2: From Class To Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 2 - Meeting with a Career Coach
Season 2: From Class To Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 2 - Meeting with a Career Coach
In this episode, Career Coaches Logann and Barb, discuss what career coaching at EMU is and how it can benefit students. They highlight what you can expect from your meeting with a career coach and the various tools and resources used to guide students toward well informed educational and career decision making.  Transcript 
05:11
September 09, 2020
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 1 - Intro to Season 2
Season 2: From Class to Career Ready: Finding Your Fit - Episode 1 - Intro to Season 2
Career Coaches Brad Minton and Logann Dolan are back! However, this semester they have help! In this epsiode they provide an overview up the upcoming season which will be hosted by all four Career Coaches including April Calkovsky and Barb Gehring, and devoted to helping students find their fit at EMU. Join the career coaches over the next 9 weeks as they guide students on how to build personal and career awareness and take advantage of the many amazing resources on campus!  Transcript
03:06
September 02, 2020
Season 1: From Class To Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 7 - Best Practices for Virtual Interviewing
Season 1: From Class To Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 7 - Best Practices for Virtual Interviewing
In the final episode of this series, Brad and Logann interview John Carlson, a Senior Corporate Relations Manager at EMU. John helps students understand the psychology of interviewing and best practices for all interviewing. He also provides and understanding as to how virtual interviewing works and how best to prepare for this medium.  Transcript
19:26
June 10, 2020
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 6 - Personal Branding and Networking Best Practices
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 6 - Personal Branding and Networking Best Practices
In this episode, Brad and Logann build on the previous discussions of the nature of recruiting and job search and explore the best practices around personal branding and networking. Logann provides a framework of what a personal brand is, it's importance, and the steps students can take to build a compelling personal brand to resonate with employers. Brad covers some important networking principles and best practices that can lead to a successful job search.  Transcript
13:27
June 03, 2020
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: BONUS Episode - Prioritizing Your Mental Health and Well-being
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: BONUS Episode - Prioritizing Your Mental Health and Well-being
In this episode, Brad and Logann take a brief pause from our series addressing academic and career issues and concerns for students and address an important X-factor. The  mental health of our students. We discuss how this pandemic has impacted emotional well-being as well as the best practices on how to prioritize your self care with one our of own CAPS therapists' Lindsey Gerard. Transcript
17:58
May 29, 2020
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 5 - Effective Job Search Strategies
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 5 - Effective Job Search Strategies
In this episode, Brad and Logann utilize the experience of Career Coach and MichCDA President April Calkovsky to discuss job search best practices during this pandemic. Contrary to popular belief companies are hiring and jobs are still being filled but it's important to be strategic and deliberate in your job search. April outlines some of the best things that our students and alumni can do in their pursuit of internships and full time positions.  Transcript
09:16
May 27, 2020
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 4 - How Recruitment Has Changed and What Students Can Do
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 4 - How Recruitment Has Changed and What Students Can Do
In this episode Brad and Logann interview Cara Newby, a recruiter for Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants. She discussed how the hiring landscape has changed in her industry, which is not uncommon to many others. She provides and understanding as to how many companies are adapting to virtual technologies to connect with talent. Additionally, she highlights what students need to do in the midst of COVID-19 to find opportunities and stand out from the competition.  Transcript
07:36
May 20, 2020
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 3 - Best Practices for New Students
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 3 - Best Practices for New Students
In this episode Logann and Brad interview Art Michalski, an Academic Advisor in the UACDC to discuss the best practices of new students at EMU in the midst of a constantly evolving landscape for the university through the summer and fall. Art outlines how to make the leap to be a college student during this time as seamless as possible.  Transcript
08:34
May 13, 2020
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 2 - The Transition to Remote Learning
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 2 - The Transition to Remote Learning
In this episode Brad Minton and Logann Dolan interview Kaelyn Rice an academic advisor in the Univeristy Advising and Career Development Center on the major challenges students have been facing during the transition to remote learning along with the best practices for current students.  Transcript 
03:31
May 06, 2020
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 1 - Introduction
Season 1: From Class to Career Ready Through COVID-19: Episode 1 - Introduction
In this debut episode Career Coaches Brad and Logann introduce the new Career Corner Podcast.  Transcript
01:24
April 29, 2020