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How Did I Get Here?

How Did I Get Here?

By Jason Fisch
A deep dive into our journey to find the dream job!

My name is Jason Fisch. I am a Strategy Analyst at Accenture. How Did I Get Here? is my podcast where I interview executives and entrepreneurs with awesome jobs and potentially unconventional career paths.

As a recent college graduate, I have noticed that many of my peers may know what their interests are, but not what they want to do as a career. Additionally, many college students and young professionals are not aware of all the awesome jobs available to them!

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Founder and CEO of Klaschka and Co. - Stephan Klaschka

How Did I Get Here?

Founder and CEO of Klaschka and Co. - Stephan Klaschka

How Did I Get Here?

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Senior Director of Continuous Improvement at Covanta - Irene Legiec
In this episode, Irene Legiec, Senior Director of Continuous Improvement at Covanta, describes her career path to get to where she is today. Irene also discusses the move she made form DuPont to Covanta in 2017 after spending more than 15 years at DuPont. Listen to this episode to learn more about Irene and her career path. To see what Irene is up to now, check out her Linkedin Profile
21:33
September 28, 2020
President and CEO of National Safety Council - Lorraine Martin
Lorraine Martin never would have expected to be where she is today! Through her military scholarship, she embarked on a long career with Lockheed Martin. After decades in the industry, Lorraine became the President and CEO of National Safety Council. Listen along to hear more! If you want to learn more about Lorraine and see what she is up to now, check out her LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorraine-m-martin
26:36
August 13, 2020
Founder and CEO of Klaschka and Co. - Stephan Klaschka
Stephan loved computer programming from a young age. He used his talents to climb the corporate ladder, leading him to start his own business transformation consulting practice. Listen to this episode to hear more about Stephan and his career. Check out Stephan on LinkedIn to learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanklaschka
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July 23, 2020
Sales and Marketing Educator, Consultant, and Author - Jim Pouliopoulos
Jim Pouliopoulos studied engineering in college, and during that time, he had one project where he taught high school students all about engineering. That project was his fondest memory from college and would have never expected he would end up as a university educator. In addition to his interesting career path, Pouli is also very passionate about happiness. Jim co-authored his own book, How to Be a WELL BEING, which explains what it takes to stop playing the game of life by yesterday’s rules and adopt a new mindset that will keep you on the inside track for not just living but thriving and coming fully alive. You can pre-order Jim's book here! To learn more about Jim, check out his LinkedIn or his Website! Subscribe to my email list for weekly emails and insights on my podcast! https://bit.ly/HDIGHEmail
30:26
July 16, 2020
#1 Recommended Recruiter on LinkedIn - Chris Garinger (PART 2)
In the second episode with Chris, Chris shares tips every College student should hear prior to interviewing! Listen along as I interview Chris Garinger, the #1 recommended recruiter on LinkedIn. In this episode, Chris talks the things he looks for during the interview process. To learn more about Chris and see what he's up to now, check out his LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cgaringer/ Subscribe to my email list for weekly emails and insights on my podcast! https://bit.ly/HDIGHEmail
22:46
July 2, 2020
#1 Recommended Recruiter on Linkedin - Chris Garinger (PART 1)
As an undergraduate student, Chris originally majored in political science and would have never guessed he would work for Samsung, VMWare, Apple, and Tesla as a University Recruiter! Listen along as I interview Chris Garinger, the #1 recommended recruiter on LinkedIn. In this episode, Chris talks about his career path and progression through the recruiting field. To learn more about Chris and see what he's up to now, check out his LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cgaringer/ Subscribe to my email list for weekly emails and insights on my podcast! https://bit.ly/HDIGHEmail
22:29
June 25, 2020
Founder of Boldly Quiet Consulting - Lorraine McCamley
Lorraine McCamley, founder of Boldly Quiet Consulting, left a large company to start her own executive coaching business. Listen to this episode to learn more and hear about some of her stuggles along the way. To learn more about Lorraine McCamley and her business, check out her LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorrainemccamley
16:29
June 18, 2020
Director of Kit at Shopify - Michael Perry
Michael Perry would have never expected to sell his company to Shopify in the beginning. In this episode, Michael Perry, Director of Kit at Shopify, discusses his journey of creating a company from the ground up and some of the struggles he faced along the way. Michael shares some great advice from his own experiences.  If you want to learn more about Michael, check out his LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mlperry/
22:15
June 12, 2020
Retired President & CEO at Domino Foods, Inc. - Brian O'Malley
Brian O'Malley spent his entire career at the same company, ultimately retiring as the President & CEO of Domino Foods, Inc. Listen along to hear about how he climbed the corporate ladder and some advice he has for the younger generation.  If you want to learn more about Brian, check out his LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/BrianOMalley New episode next Thursday, June 11th at 10:00am EST.
17:12
June 4, 2020
Season 2 Launch!
Welcome back to How Did I Get Here? After an extended break, I am extremely excited to announce that Season 2 of the podcast starts Thursday, June 4th at 10:00am EST! For continued updates, follow the podcast Instagram @HDIGH_podcast
08:17
June 1, 2020
Global Innovator at ExxonMobil - Nena Lara
ExxonMobil is the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas company. Nena works as a global innovator at ExxonMobil, working with internal businesses as well as start-ups changing the world. Nena has had some diverse and awesome positions at ExxonMobil. Listen to this episode to learn all about it! This is the final episode of Season 1! Stay tuned for Season 2 coming out at the end of March! If you want to learn more about Nena, check out her LinkedIn: bit.ly/NenaLara
19:55
January 25, 2019
President of Rowan University - Dr. Ali Houshmand
Dr. Ali Houshmand became the president of Rowan University in 2012. In this episode, Dr. Houshmand talks about his childhood in Iran, his path to get to where he is today, and how Rowan University has grown over the past 20+ years. Listen to this episode to hear all about it! If you want to learn more about Dr. Houshmand, check out his LinkedIn:  bit.ly/DrAliHoushmand
18:22
January 16, 2019
461 FLTS Commander & F-35 ITF Director - Lt Col Tucker "Cinco" Hamilton
Lt Col Tucker Hamilton is the Director of the F-35 Integrated Test Force and Commander of the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, California.  He directs an integrated team of over 1,000 active duty, government civilians, and contractors in the planning, execution and reporting of F-35 Developmental Testing. Lt Col Hamilton has some amazing stories to share, both about himself, and the people who have shaped him into who he is today. This is part 2 of a 2 part interview with Lt Col Hamilton.  If you want to learn more about Lt Col Hamilton, check out his LinkedIn: bit.ly/LtColHamilton
24:54
January 9, 2019
461 FLTS Commander & F-35 ITF Director - Lt Col Tucker "Cinco" Hamilton
Lt Col Tucker Hamilton is the Director of the F-35 Integrated Test Force and Commander of the 461st Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, California.  He directs an integrated team of over 1,000 active duty, government civilians, and contractors in the planning, execution and reporting of F-35 Developmental Testing. Lt Col Hamilton has some amazing stories to share, both about himself, and the people who have shaped him into who he is today. This is part 1 of a 2 part interview with Lt Col Hamilton.  If you want to learn more about Lt Col Hamilton, check out his LinkedIn: bit.ly/LtColHamilton
20:18
January 2, 2019
Former/Retired Global Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation - Robert Urban
Robert Urban has always had a passion for science and healthcare. As the recently retired and former Global Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Robert has been able to work with amazing people and start-ups. Johnson & Johnson Innovation is run as it's own entity within the parent company of J&J. Listen to this episode to hear all about it!  If you want to learn more about Robert, check out his LinkedIn: bit.ly/RobertUrban
16:13
December 19, 2018
Season 1 Update
Decided to take a week off and prepare for the second half of season 1! Stay tuned for more episodes!
00:36
December 12, 2018
Founder, Conceptual Innovator, and more at INSURGENTS - Robin Albin
Have you ever wanted to own your own business? On this week's episode I am joined by Robin Albin - Founder / Conceptual Innovator / Brand Strategist & Sherpa / Creative Catalyst at INSURGENTS! Robin has worked at some awesome companies in the past and is now her own boss! Listen to learn more about Robin and her business journey. If you want to learn more about Robin, check out her LinkedIn: bit.ly/RobinAlbin
12:44
December 5, 2018
Director of Private Engagement, Corporate Innovation Services at RocketSpace - Rachel Kuhr
Don't be afraid to network! Rachel Kuhr is the Director of Private Engagement, Corporate Innovation Services at RocketSpace, an innovation consulting firm that helps fortune 500 companies solve their biggest problems. Rachel has also worked at some over very cool companies. Listen to this episode to hear all about it! If you want to learn more about Rachel, check out her LinkedIn: bit.ly/RachelKuhr New episode every Wednesday! Next week I will be interviewing the Founder / Conceptual Innovator / Brand Strategist & Sherpa / Creative Catalyst at Insurgents!
16:30
November 28, 2018
Managing Director and Head of Analytics Sales at Envestnet - Todd Buck
Never stop learning! Todd Buck is the managing director and head of analytics sales at Envestnet, a provider of intelligent systems for wealth management and financial wellness. Todd has learned a lot along his business journey. Listen to this episode to hear all about it! If you want to learn more about Todd, check out his LinkedIn: bit.ly/Todd-Buck New episode every Wednesday! Next week I will be interviewing the Director or Private Engagement, Corporate Innovation Services at RocketSpace!
16:31
November 14, 2018
Global Head of Innovation at KPMG - Steve Hill
On this weeks episode I had the opportunity of speaking with Steve Hill, the Global Head of Innovation at KPMG. Listen to our conversation to learn about what KPMG does, the importance of having mentors throughout life, and innovation at a multi-billion dollar accounting and consulting firm! If you want to learn more about Steve, check out his LinkedIn: bit.ly/SteveHill-KPMG New episode every Wednesday! Next week I will be interviewing the Managing Director - Head of Analytics Sales at Envestnet.
12:56
November 7, 2018
Managing Director at Accenture - David Davis
David Davis, Managing Director at Accenture, was not expecting to fall in love with consulting, nor did he think it would turn out to be his passion and job for the past 15 years and counting! David, a graduate from Penn State University, with a Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Communication interviewed with Accenture from a connection with a friend at a career fair. With little prior knowledge about consulting, David started as an Analyst after graduating from college. Listen to my full interview with David to learn more about his career path and experience at Accenture. If you want to learn more about David, check out his LinkedIn: bit.ly/David-Davis New episode every Wednesday! Next week I will be interviewing the Global Head of Innovation at KPMG!
15:02
October 31, 2018
An Introduction
A deep dive into our journey to find the dream job! If this podcast sounds interesting to you, stay turned for the first episode on October 31st. I will be joined by David Davis, a Managing Director at Accenture. Logo designed by Quinn McHugh: www.quinnmchugh.net/
01:31
October 23, 2018