Take Back Your Career
By Adam Fullerton
An all-new podcast dedicated to helping professionals find happiness, fulfillment, and financial security in the work that they do so that they can avoid feeling stuck, miserable, and wishing for Friday each and every Monday morning.
77. Cultural Shifts, Choosing The Right Company, & Being Proactive (w/ Matt Tooker)
In this episode we speak with Matt Tooker, President of Next Chapter Career Transitions, who is a Career Coach and someone who helps professionals take that next step forward after polishing their resumes or LinkedIn profiles. Originally coming from the mortgage banking sector, Matt shifted to a recruitment startup and a far more positive work environment which helped kindle his passion in helping people via coaching. He also covers why building one's network even in times of safety is important and how to smoothly handle career changes via pivoting. Other topics include imposter syndrome, having a bias for action, the power of information, and much more. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewtooker/
March 14, 2022
76. Work/Life Balance, Choosing Family, & Becoming Unstuck (w/ Erick Cuentas)
In this episode, we talk with Erick Cuentas who is a Career Guide who helps guide people into better fitting careers for individuals instead of just another job. This episode covers Erick's history of being in a once-fulfilling career focused goal that turned into a downward spiral of family and life stress, causing him to reevaluate his goals for the future to not feel stuck. What does it take to really reevaluate one's career and life and how does one go about it while raising a family? Erick provides some tips and discussion on today's episode. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/erick-cuentas/ Further Reading - The Go Giver
February 21, 2022
75. Self Leadership, Establishing Your Professional Identity, & Believing In The Impossible (w/ Claudia De Pasquale)
On this episode we speak with Claudia De Pasquale about how she helps her clients find the right job 3-5x faster through self leadership--one that aligns their career goals with their personality, personal goals, values, and personal mission. Claudia shares her own journey about how she was happy and fulfilled until she realized her life and personal self had evolved--while her job didn't (and what she did about it). Topics in this episode include self leadership, establishing your professional identity, evolving as a professional, being courageous, and much more. Claudia De Pasquale is a Career Leadership Strategist and Certified Professional Coach who helps guide mid-career, high-pressure-job professionals overcome limiting beliefs and accelerate their career success without experiencing financial stress. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/claudia-de-pasquale/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/theclaudiadepasquale/ Looking for more? Visit www.MondaysShouldntSuck.com for more resources built to help you #takebackyourcareer.
February 14, 2022
74. Being Proactive, Creating Clarity, & Learning To Think Differently (w/ Cathy Griffin)
In this episode, we talk with Cathy Griffin who was a Registered Nurse (RN) who had worked at various healthcare businesses over her 40+ years of service, helping grow many companies substantially. Despite this, in her early 60s, she was abruptly let go from her employer with no remediation and, as a result, things had to change. Her decision was to become fully committed to the personal well-being space and to help teach women the power of self-awareness and decision making in terms of freeing oneself from their past baggage and how to move forward. Cathy Griffin is a mindset coach for women who are burned out and fed up and want more. Web - http://fullcircleabundance.com Facebook - Cathy E Griffin (https://www.facebook.com/cathy.griffin1) / Plan Your Pivot (Facebook Group) Email - firstname.lastname@example.org Looking for more? Visit www.MondaysShouldntSuck.com for more resources built to help you #takebackyourcareer.
February 07, 2022
73. Eliminating Negative Self Talk, Changing Your Perspective, & Improving Your Health (w/ Shaina Partlow)
In this episode we talk with Shaina Partlow who brings her story of originally studying at Purdue University for non-profit activism but changed course to Marketing and Business Development. While changing college foci is normal, Shaina found that the tedium of her new career left her wanting something else. As a result, she started health and career coaching on the side. Eventually, she built this new interest into her full-time business and so she brings those experiences to the table in her journey. Shaina Partlow who is a health coach with a vendetta against negative self-talk. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shainapartlow/ Web - http://wellnessbyshainajoyce.com / http://lyfeathome.com Instagram - http://instagram.com/ms.shainajoyce Looking for more? Visit www.MondaysShouldntSuck.com for more resources built to help you #takebackyourcareer.
January 31, 2022
72. Leaving a Legacy, Learning As You Go, & Asking The Right Question (w/ Tim Smith)
In this episode we talk with Tim Smith, professional-turn-entrepreneur, about various challenges, hiccups, and lessons learned along the way in his own career. Topics include leaving a legacy and finding one's purpose, pacing one's self instead of rushing and becoming burned out, finding an employer that lines up with your values, and why it's never too late to do what matters most to you. Tim Smith is the founder of Smith Container Concepts LLC. Looking for more? Visit www.MondaysShouldntSuck.com for more resources built to help you #takebackyourcareer.
October 25, 2021
71. You Can't Operate On Fear (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton outlines why operating on fear will only hold professionals back in their pursuit for a career chock full of happiness, fulfillment, and financial security. Looking for more? Visit www.MondaysShouldntSuck.com for more resources built to help you #takebackyourcareer.
October 06, 2021
70. Networking As An Introvert, Hoping For The Best, & The Compound Effect (w/ Greg Roche)
In this episode we talk with Greg Roche who shares his career journey and how one day he had a great job and the next day unexpectedly found him whole career upended—leaving him jobless and without much hope and network. Topics discussed include how to build a network in the new day and age instead of going to networking events or large conferences, fears that professionals battle and how to conquer them—especially as an introvert, how little changes over over the long term can produce massive results, taking action, and so much more. Greg Roche is a Career Transition Coach at Leading Principals, VP of Compensation at United Health Group, & author of the new book The Fast and Easy Guide To Networking For Introverts. Greg helps introverted job seekers grow their networks without going to networking events. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregsroche/ Web - http://gregsroche.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/gregsroche Further Reading / Listening - "The Fast and Easy Guide to Networking for Introverts" by Greg Roche (Buy here: https://amzn.to/3Fil0eq) / "The Compound Effect" by Darren Hardy (Buy here: https://amzn.to/3F8ViJb) Looking for more? Visit www.MondaysShouldntSuck.com for more resources built to help you #takebackyourcareer.
October 04, 2021
69. Becoming Your Boss: To Be or Not To Be? (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton asks listeners to take pause before assuming that the best decision in one's path is to look at their boss and wish to become it. Adam encourages listeners to think critically and ask themselves if becoming their boss would solve all of the problems they face in their own career or if it will only set them up for future frustrations.
September 29, 2021
68. Defining Your Legacy, Bucking Societal Trends, & Not Giving Up (w/ Leigh Neys)
In this episode, we talk with Liegh Neys about her 15-year career in higher education and what ultimately led to a career that she enjoyed but felt unfulfilled with. Topics in this episode include Leigh's shift from higher education into a startup environment, burnout, quitting her job and taking a leap of faith, pivoting into career coaching as a completely new career path altogether, non-negotiable needs in one's work or job, taking control and escaping toxicity in the work environment, the power of network and having a strong support network, and much more, and how each of these can help professionals in their own pursuit. Leigh Ney who is proud owner of Leigh Neys Coaching where she helps people find careers that are meaningful, purpose-driven, and pay well. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/leighneys/ Web - https://www.leighneys.com/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/LeighNeys Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/leighneyscoaching YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLyAWMSiLAv4RWVMUmj7Qzw Further Reading / Listening - "Outliers" by Malcom Gladwell (Buy Here: https://amzn.to/3kHqMO6)
September 27, 2021
67. Knowing Your Value Proposition (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton explains the importance of knowing one's value proposition and how it can impact one's career in a positive way.
September 22, 2021
66. Self Knowledge, Self Understanding, & Self Development (w/ Amber Ayers)
In this episode we have on Amber Ayers where she discusses why she works with people who want to get out of their career-sucking situation, the blessings and silver linings that emerged from the COVID shutdown for many professionals, why time is a valuable resource, and various personal and psychological tools that can help further advance one’s career. Amber Ayers is a co-founder of Niche Coaching & Consulting where she acts as a personal and professional coach. Amber recently co-launched an online course + live coaching, Sweet Spot, to help professionals make a career pivot or complete work-life overhaul. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/amber-ayers-526535160/ Web - http://nichecoachconsult.com Course - http://thesweetspotcareer.com
September 20, 2021
65. What Got You Here Won't Get You There (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton discusses a key idea that looks at the actions and efforts that have resulted in where professionals are at and why they need to change them in order to get to where they want to go.
September 08, 2021
64. Trading Happiness For a Paycheck, Uncovering Your Professional Superpower, & Setting Boundaries (w/ Brianna Dotson)
In this episode, we talk with Brianna Dotson who brings to the podcast her experiences of quickly jumping into a career after college, suffering frustration and burnout, and reinventing who she needed to be for her future self. A strong advocate for women in the workplace, she naturally is open to helping professionals better learn how to advance themselves though understanding self-worth, setting boundaries, and creating balance in the workplace for oneself through what is and is not acceptable. Topics in this episode include not giving up happiness for a paycheck, uncovering one's professional superpower, creating balance, setting boundaries, knowing your worth, and so much more. Brianna Dotson is a certified career coach and owner of The Coaching Company where her mission is to help professional women find impactful and fulfilling careers, take actionable steps to success, and get paid their worth. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/briannafdotson/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/briannafdotson
September 06, 2021
63. Speak Up or Sit Down (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton shares why professionals need to speak up when they have problems in the work that they do and, if they don't, it's their fault and their fault only when it doesn't get better.
September 01, 2021
62. Surviving A Layoff, Combating Burn Out, & Divorcing Your Current Path (w/ Valerie Mekki)
In this episode we talk with Valerie Mekki who is on her 3rd career pivot and what listeners can learn from her own journey and career path. She shares her biggest fears, why she felt burned out, the importance of starting a side hustle, how she survived a layoff, and why you, as a professional, are not married to your current path. Valerie Mekki is a fashion retail professional with over 18 years of experience but now is pivoting into a new career as a content writer. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/valerie-mekki-seo-writer/ Web - "Oh Hello Work Life Blog" https://ohhelloworklife.com/ Instagram - #ohhelloworklife
August 30, 2021
61. Take The Damn Interview (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton shares a recent story with a client who wanted to cancel their interview, why it could've been the worst mistake of their career journey, and why every professional should take the damn interview.
August 25, 2021
60. Job Interview Rules, Standing Still, & Taking Action (w/ Chris Delaney)
In this episode guest Chris Delaney joins the podcast to discuss three values and job interview rules, the problem when professionals stand still, the importance of taking action in your career, creating motion through momentum, the best time to look for a new job, and much more. Chris Delaney is an author, coach, and personal development trainer at Employment King where he gives tailored career coaching advice and specializes in advanced interview techniques. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopherdelaneycoach Web - http://www.employmentking.co.uk Further Reading / Listening - "Relentless" by Tim Grover, (Buy here: https://amzn.to/3o9kUPT) "What Is Your Interview Identity?" by Chris Delaney
August 23, 2021
59. Don’t Be a Monkey (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton recaps the five monkeys experiment and why every professional should challenge the status quo and refuse to do things “the way they've always been done.” Read the full article referenced in this episode here: https://www.proserveit.com/blog/five-monkeys-experiment-lessons.
August 18, 2021
58. Losing Your Dream Job, Getting To Where You Want To Go, & Becoming A Go-Giver (w/ Paul Upton)
In this episode, we talk with Paul Upton who shares his story about how he lost his dream job, shifted his attitude from being a go-getter to a go-giver, and learned that if you think you can, you can, but it requires ACTION to get to where you want to go! Paul Upton is a former Fortune 50 Leader who is now a career & leadership coach, and founder of LeaderUP where he helps leaders and aspiring leaders level up their leadership abilities, reach their next level faster and land the job or promotion of their dreams. His flagship program is the LevelUP Leadership & Dream Job Training + Coaching Program which guides you step-by-step to achieving the success you know you're capable of! If interested feel free to Email him for more info! LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulupton-leaderup/ Email - LeaderUP.Program@gmail.com Further Reading / Listening - "The Go-Giver" by Bob Burg (Buy here: https://amzn.to/3AXNx6t) , "What Got You Here Won't Get You There" by Marshall Goldsmith (Buy here: https://amzn.to/39GMbRe), "So Good They Can't Ignore You" by Cal Newport
August 16, 2021
57. Putting Your Problem Into Perspective (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton tells a quick story about how professionals, who hate what they do, need to remain humble in their pursuit and in their misery, and how with the right amount of time, effort, and consistency, they'll get to where they want to go.
August 11, 2021
56. Breaking Out Of The Rut, Changing Jobs, & Saving Yourself (w/ Adriel Lubarsky)
In this episode, we talk with Adriel Lubarsky who brings his entrepreneurial spirit to the table all the way from his childhood experiences up to running Riveter Works - a company that helps build up and prepare individuals for better career matching with interview tools. Adriel discusses how to break the rut of a job you don't feel you're making an impact in, how and when to change jobs, being afraid of the unknown, saving yourself (instead of waiting for others), and more. Adriel Lubarsky is the founder and CEO of Riveter. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/alubarsky2/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/riveterworks/ Web - https://riveterworks.com/ Twitter - @riveterworks Instagram - @riveterworks Email - email@example.com
August 09, 2021
55. You're Not An Imposter (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton gives advice to those who suffer from imposter syndrome, explains how he battled it in his own career, and how to overcome it altogether, in his own opinion.
August 04, 2021
54. Getting Closer To What You Want In Life, Purpenthicity, & How To Make Impactful Choices (w/ Austin Walker)
In this episode, we talk with Austin Walker who helps people get closer to what they want in life. Topics in this episode include life coaching and what it can do for one's life/career, living with purpenthicity (purpose + authenticity), how to make the choices you make each day more impactful, purpose vs. passion, the compound effect, being aggressively patient in one's career, and much more. Austin Walker who is a life and business coach who partners with people to create what they truly desire in their lives. Austin works in tandem with those who are ready to purposefully create new possibilities in their life through forward focused coaching. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/austin-walker-4b800746/ Web - http://austinwalkercoaching.com Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/purpenthicity/id1493874801 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/austin.walker.29/ YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjBNFE6xj8Pde6CDAwq3Tqw TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@austinwalkercoaching Further Reading / Listening - "The Compound Effect" by Darren Hardy (Buy here: https://amzn.to/3ug47Mk)
August 02, 2021
53. Stop Thinking. Start Doing. (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton encourages professionals who feel stuck in their career to stop thinking about the problems that they face and to start doing something about them. He highlights the detrimental effects of analysis paralysis, how it can hold one back in their pursuit for more, and what action can do to make the change one is after.
July 28, 2021
52. Moving The Needle Forward, Job Search Strategy, & Planning 5 Years Out (w/ Katelyn Richards)
In this episode, we talk with Katelyn Richards who brings experience on both sides of the corporate spectrum from her experience of being a recruiter for companies as well as now training people how to best to approach new jobs. Her think-and-plan-backwards approach to structuring your long-term happiness also brings benefit to shorter-term planning and how to use intermediate jobs to better weave the story and fabric of your career. Katelyn Richards is a Job Search Strategist and the proud Owner of Crafted Careers where she helps reinvigorate & jumpstart the job search process for professionals so that they can finally beat the system and actually land the job that they’re after. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/katelyn-richards/ Web - http://www.crafted.careers / https://calendly.com/acraftedcareer Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/crafted.careers/
July 26, 2021
51. Being Patiently Aggressive (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton breaks down what being patiently aggressive means in your pursuit to take back your career. He approaches this as a balance between being patient and being aggressive and know when to use both.
July 21, 2021
50. Finding Fulfillment, Tracking Your Achievements, & Choosing To Stay (w/ Alicia Ramsdell)
In this episode, we talk with Alicia Ramsdell about her own career journey and how she spent 11 years in the world of accounting, and at the same company, expecting it to provide everything she was after—until it didn't. In addition, she highlights the importance of keeping tracking of your achievements, how self-reflection is an important part to fulfillment, and why leaving your current job might not always be the right answer. Alicia Ramsdell who is the Founder and CEO of Mindful Career Path where she helps inspire and empower professionals so that they can create their own legacy. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/mindful-career-path/ Web - http://mindfulcareerpath.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/Mindful_Careers Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/Mindful.Career.Path/ Email - firstname.lastname@example.org YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUEe32WuOwhB4VFgjkQFasw
July 19, 2021
49. Drawing The Line In The Sand (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton shares his thoughts on when and why professionals need to draw a line in the sand when it comes to what is acceptable and what isn’t acceptable in their career and the progress that they’re after.
July 14, 2021
48. Navigating Leadership Changes, Taking Stock, & Making A Plan (w/ Melanie Wexler)
In this episode, we talk with Melanie Wexler who brings her extended level of expertise to assist professionals in better understanding how to break the rut of settling for worse and knowing when to step off the corporate treadmill. Topics include toxicity in the workplace, handling leadership changes within an organization, finding the perfect time to make a change, making a plan, and more. Melanie is a Career & Life Coach, Job Search Expert, and LinkedIn Strategist at Find, Succeed, & Achieve, and has over 18 years of recruiting experience. Her mission is to help ambitious job seekers position themselves as dream candidates so they can land their dream jobs. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melaniewexler/ Web - https://www.facebook.com/findsucceedachieve/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/mwcareercoach Clubhouse - Melanie Mitchell Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mwexlercareercoach
July 12, 2021
47. The Sky Is The Limit (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton reminds listeners to think positive, know their worth, and to remember that the sky is the limit as it relates to your career goals, path, and where you choose to work.
July 07, 2021
46. Feeling Lost, Helping Our Youth, & Building A Thoughtful Career (w/ Devon Turcotte)
In this episode guest and career specialist Devon Turcotte highlights steps listeners can take if they feel lost in their professional lives, her work with the youth and young professionals, career development, and resume writing, and more; she also explains her role in helping students and adults make better career and planning choices for themselves. Further discussion covers why promoting thoughtful career searching and well-being over the do-better-than-I-did adage will be beneficial in the long run. Devon Turcotte is a certified career strategist and owner of Careerified where she specializes in helping Gen Zers & young Millennials build meaningful careers. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/devon-turcotte/ Web - https://careerified.ca
July 05, 2021
45. Work Shouldn't Haunt You (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton highlights that haunting feeling that too many professionals experience because of their job or career path. Adam also offers advice on what professionals can do to combat that feeling and expresses why it’s up to the professional to do something about it so that this feeling is no longer tolerated, accepted, and normalized.
June 30, 2021
44. When To Move On, Re-Entering The Workforce, & 5 Steps To Answering Behavioral Interview Questions (w/ Paula Christensen)
In this episode we talk with Paula Christensen who is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and Interview Coach at Strategic Career Coaches. Topics include Paula's story and her experiencing learning to move on from her job, how best to approach being engaged with the work world while also being a stay-at-home parent, and how best to answer behavioral questions posed by interviewers through a unique 5-step process. LinkedIn - PaulaChristensen1 Web - https://www.strategiccareercoaches.com/
June 28, 2021
43. How Badly You DON’T Want It (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton calls a spade a spade by calling out the fact that too many professionals complain about their job, their boss, the company that they work for, or the path that they're on, but reverse to do something about it when the time comes. In this episode Adam asks listeners a very simple question, "How badly do you want it?"
June 23, 2021
42. Chasing Your Goals, Exposing Yourself to New Ideas, & Thinking Long-Term (w/ Dominic Imwalle)
In this episode, we talk with Dominic Imwalle who is a young entrepreneur and Career Coach who speaks about not just chasing a goal but taking the time to expose yourself to new ideas and concepts to further your career. By focusing on not just the short-term but the longer-term goals, he explains how that can impact your career for the better as well as discussing about who you know to expand your network. LinkedIn - @DominicImwalle Prescribed Motion: The Thriving Guide For Young Professionals
June 21, 2021
41. Stopping the Spillover Effect (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton defines what the spillover effect is and highlights the detrimental impact it can have on your personal relationships, your productivity, and the level of focus you need so that you can take back your career.
June 16, 2021
40. Negotiating A Better Salary, Doing Your Due Diligence, & Taking Time to Prepare (w/ Claudia Miller)
In this episode we talk with Claudia Miller in order to help professionals learn how to earn more money and understand how to command the salary they deserve. This is conveyed by her strategies of researching multiple companies, doing your homework, and taking the time to prepare yourself for long-term focused success—all of which, and more, are discussed in this episode. Claudia Miller is a career coach that has helped hundreds of clients accelerate their careers while getting them up to $50,000 in salary increases. Claudia has been featured in Forbes and MSNBC, was named to the Top-23 Most Innovative Career Coaches of 2020, and is the host of the Roadmap to the Executive Suite podcast. LinkedIn - Linkedin.com/in/claudiatmiller Web - https://www.claudiatmiller.com Podcast - Roadmap to The Executive Suite - https://www.roadmaptotheexecutivesuite.com Instagram - @claudiatmiller
June 14, 2021
39. Becoming Situationally Aware In Your Career (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton highlights the importance of situational awareness in your career and how asking yourself a few simple questions can help you assess your current situation and whether or not it lines up with what you’re looking for in your career and in your life.
June 09, 2021
38. Effective Communication, Understanding Your Audience, & Developing A Proactive Attitude (w/ Ryan Warriner)
In this episode, we talk with Ryan Warriner who is a professor and career coach with a predominant Canadian University. Ryan lends his expertise in communication and listening to this podcast episode where we cover how communication is imperative and can help you be more effective in your career, regardless of background. He also covers how effective presentation skills and a proactive attitude can benefit your career. Ryan Warriner is the Director and Executive Coach at Professional Presentation Services. With over a decade of professional speaking experience and expertise, Ryan has mastered the art and science of enhancing communication. He has developed a compassionate, strategic, highly effective approach to professional communication. He believes in systematically developing skill and building confidence in each speaker to improve both their message and delivery. LinkedIn - @ryanwarriner Web - http://professionalpresentationservices.com Email - email@example.com Further Reading - "The Effective Presenter" Ryan Warriner (Releases August 2021) Order your copy of The Effective Presenter here: https://www.amazon.ca/Effective-Presenter-Winning-Business-Presentations/dp/1789047951
June 07, 2021
37. You Are Replaceable (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton calls a spade a spade: you are replaceable as a professional and an employee—and what it means, why it's OK, and what understanding this perspective can do in your fight to #takebackyourcareer.
June 02, 2021
36. Landing a Job, 7 Things To Do Before Applying, & Tips For The Interview (w/ Mher Mardoyan)
In this episode, we talk with Mher Mardoyan who provides us insight into the world of HR and who offers motivational tips and assistance for landing a job. Mher also gives job seekers 7 things to do before evening applying to a job and interview tips for once you get there! LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mher-mardoyan/ Web / YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLWWXPSNENcmCDUr7uhmtKg Twitter @MherCareerCoach Instagram @mhermcareercoach Further Reading - "Extreme Ownership" by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin (Buy here: https://amzn.to/3zP4b6U)
May 31, 2021
35. Stop Negotiating Non-Negotiables (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton outlines why you should never negotiate on the non-negotiables such as your happiness, success, values, and more, and what it could mean for your career if you do.
May 26, 2021
34. Imposter Syndrome, Your Failure Muscle, & Why Work Shouldn't Suck (w/ Diana Alt)
In this episode, we talk with Diana Alt who is a IT-Specialist turned Career Coach. Her adage of "Work Shouldn't Suck" is embodied by enjoying what you do, exploring the whole job package of your workplace, and discovering how and why people get "Imposter Syndrome." In addition, she highlights the hallmarks and detriments of imposter syndrome, how it holds people back, and the best ways to be aware of it in your own career. Diana Alt is a career strategy coach on a mission to help you be the boss of your career so you can find ideal work, be valued, and get paid. She's a connector who uses her experience in corporate roles and as a business owner to help people make the most of their work-life instead of feeling like it is a long, slow march towards oblivion. LinkedIn - Diana Alt Web - http://dianaalt.com Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/dkacoaching Further Reading - "The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It" by Valerie Young (Buy here: https://amzn.to/3ETQwPy)
May 24, 2021
33. The Lesser Of Two Evils (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton shares a story from his own career, how the fear of the unknown stopped him from pursuing something good or great, and how it caused him to settle for the lesser of two evils.
May 19, 2021
32. Thought Leadership, Taking Risks, & Building Confidence (w/ Kate Pozeznik)
In this episode, we talk with Kate Pozeznik who encourages listeners to think about how reassessing themselves as thought leaders can radically improve their outcome both in their careers as well as their lives. Topics covered include taking risks, focusing on a specialization, being a fountain of knowledge, helping others, presenting based on facts, and leveraging these facets into creating someone who can be in the driver's seat of their life. Founder of Quirk Branding & Consulting where she helps accelerate the careers of executives and rising professionals through career materials and an authentic personal brand that promotes career advancement, personal growth, and life satisfaction. Instagram - @quirkpersonalbranding Web - http://quirkpersonalbranding.com Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
May 17, 2021
31. Becoming Great By Becoming A Student (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton talks about not going at your job alone, the power of becoming a teacher, and what it can do for your career.
May 12, 2021
30. Authentic Leadership, Self Awareness, & Building Resiliency (w/ Dr. Calvin Williams)
In this episode we talk with Calvin Williams who shares his experiences about leadership and selecting the right roles for the task at hand. He brings wit, psychological study, and a hungry mind and attitude to the discussion to help you break out of your comfort zone and improve your career through goal-setting, leadership mentality, and self-improvement. Dr. Calvin Williams who is a blogger, consultant, inspirational speaker, and authentic leadership advocate with a background in university Career Services. LinkedIn - lcalvinwilliams Web - https://walkintothefuture.blog/
May 10, 2021
29. Money Isn’t Your Only Problem (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton asks a very simple question about whether or not having more money will solve the problems most professionals face in their career or if there's another facet that should take priority first.
May 05, 2021
28. Leadership, Building Trust, & Developing An Impactful Career (w/ Dr. Aneil & Dr. Karen Mishra)
In this episode, we talk with Karen and Aneil Mishra who detail how important it is to have a focus after college on self-improvement and guidance toward helping yourself land in a more enjoyable career. They also highlight their various books on leadership, self-development, and how to be impactful in your career by managing up and speaking with your boss. Dr. Aneil Mishra is an academic leader, professor, consultant, and coach, who helps leaders and organizations build a culture of trust while Dr. Karen Mishra is a facilitator, trainer, and executive coach on leadership development amongst other accolades. Together Aneil and Karen have written several books including College to Career and Becoming a Trustworthy Leader. LinkedIn - Dr. Aneil Mishra - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aneilmishra/ LinkedIn - Dr. Karen Mishra - https://www.linkedin.com/in/drkarenmishra/ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/centerfortrustworthyleadership/ The Nonprofit Network - http://www.trustiseverything.com Twitter - @drmish Twitter - @karenmishra
May 03, 2021
27. Adapt Or Be Left Behind (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton discusses the power of adaptation and what mastering the skill can do for your job and your career. In this episode Adam highlights a recent lesson he has learned about adaptability, some stories that prove the lesson right, and why having a plan sounds great in theory—until things go array.
April 28, 2021
26. Clarifying Your Next Move, 6 Steps To Informational Interviews, & Playing The Long Game (w/ Chelsea Keen)
In this episode, guest and career coach Chelsea Keen helps listeners gain clarity in what they want and where they want to be in their career by looking into the future, how one goes about conducting an informational interview to help gain said clarity, and why it's important to play the long game when it comes to navigating your career and picking where to work next. Chelsea Keen who is a results-oriented career coach with a heart for empowering ambitious professionals to land their ideal job, advance in their career, and find fulfillment in their 9 to 5. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/chelseakeen/ Website - https://www.chelseakeen.com Instagram - @chelseakeen_careers
April 26, 2021
25. It's Not Your Boss' Job To Make You Rich (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton highlights the fact that it is YOUR responsibility to worry about your financial situation and NOT your boss' responsibility. In this episode Adam Fullerton focuses in on your boss' responsibility truly is, some tactics to use to take control of your financial situation in your career, and looks to help listeners make more money and become rich on their own terms.
April 21, 2021
24. Developing A Career Transition Plan, Having A Positive Outlook, And Tips For Remote Interviewing (w/ Matt Warzel)
In this episode, we talk with Matt Warzel who focuses on a career transition plan, positive outlook, and tips for remote interviewing. In addition, Matt explains how to hit a home run with resume bullet points from a recruiting perspective so that you can create a better resume for your career. Matt Warzel is the President of MJW Careers where he serves as a career coach, consultant, resume writer, and much more, with the mission to provide professionals with a career transition plan that takes all of the guesswork out of the equation while bringing out the positive aspects of change in one’s career. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjwcareers/ Web - http://jobstickers.com
April 19, 2021
23. It's OK To Fire Your Boss (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton covers seven different aspects of what makes someone a boss worth working for versus a boss worth firing.
April 14, 2021
22. Putting In The Work, Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone, & Taking Extreme Ownership (w/ David Mendoza)
On this episode guest David Mendoza discusses the importance of putting in the work, getting out of your comfort zone and what it can do for your career, and how taking extreme ownership sets you up for success. David Mendoza helps turn international students into confident go-getters so that they can launch successful careers and make a positive impact on society—while keeping their mental health on point. LinkedIn: David Mendoza Instagram: @orbitfive David hosts an all-new webinar every Monday at 7:00 PM in which he and a guest discuss careers, life, development, and more!
April 12, 2021
21. Purpose Over Passion (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
In this episode host Adam Fullerton highlights the idea of purpose of passion and how following your purpose, rather than passion, can truly guide your career and provide harmony in the work that you do each and every day.
April 07, 2021
20. Understanding Your Value, Building Your Professional Persona, & Overcoming Job Search Challenges (w/ Erica Reckamp)
On this episode guest and career coach Erica Reckamp talks about how to uncover and highlight your unique value, how to craft content and build a strategy that can help you land a job, job search challenges that professionals often face, and how to overcome them. Erica Reckamp an executive writer & job search strategist at Job Search Like a Pro where she crafts custom content for her clients so that they stand out as a top candidate and land offers that they truly want. LinkedIn: Erica Reckamp https://www.jobsearchlikeapro.com
April 05, 2021
19. Taking Extreme Ownership (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
On this episode host Adam Fullerton discusses the idea of Extreme Ownership, what it can do for your career, and how it can give you the power to take charge & change the path that you're on.
March 31, 2021
18. Career Clarity, Catering Your Message & Resume, & Crushing The Interview Process (w/ Jess Smith)
On this episode guest and career coach Jess Smith talks all about resumes, the interview process and how to crush it, and how to gain career clarity in the process. Jess Smith who is the owner of Jess Smith Career Coaching where she uses her recruiting insight and her love of discovering who people truly are to help job seekers identify their calling and land careers that they love. LinkedIn: Jess Smith https://www.jesssmithcoaching.com
March 29, 2021
17. Loyalty Is A Two-Way Street (w/ Host Adam Fullerton)
On this episode host Adam Fullerton talks about loyalty as a two-way street, what it means for your career, and why loyalty can both help you and hurt you.
March 24, 2021
16. Toxicity In the Workplace, Finding Happiness, & Negotiating Your Needs (w/ Lauren Miller)
On this episode guest and career coach Lauren Miller talks about toxicity in the workplace and how to overcome it, how to find happiness in your job and remain grateful, negotiating your needs, and much more! Lauren Miller is the owner of Lauren Carter Miller Coaching where she helps professionals who feel stuck in their career discern which path to take next and equips them with the tools to get to their destination. Lauren also has several years of experience as a career coach for students while at Purdue University before opening up her own practice. LinkedIn: Lauren Miller Instagram: @CareerCoachLauren http://laurencartermiller.com/
March 22, 2021
15. Challenging The Gold Standard, Thinking Long Term, & Creating A Two-Way Street w/ Your Organization (w/ Anil Ram)
In this episode Anil Ram challenges listeners to rethink what the gold standard of a dream job should be, the importance of thinking long term instead of paycheck to paycheck, & why both parties should look after one another in an organization. Anil Ram has an extensive background as a career consultant in the UK and is the founder of Grad Coach where he helps tackle the problem of careers for students through the use of technology and online learning. His approach empowers students and graduates to manage their careers for life. LinkedIn: Anil Ram
March 15, 2021
14. Nailing The Basics, Putting In The Effort, & Remaining Solution Oriented (w/ Jeff Sierra)
On this episode ICF Associate Certified Coach Jeff Sierra asks three simple questions that can help you identify actionable steps to turn your situation around, find greater joy, & determine if you're truly ready to make a change. Jeff Sierra is a Career Consultant at Lee Hecht Harrison and is the owner of Mind Fuel where he provides career coaching services to help companies & individuals maximize performance, accelerate growth, & achieve transformation. https://www.mindfuel1.com LinkedIn: Jeff Sierra
March 08, 2021
13. Building The Best You, Being A For-Profit Business, & Becoming Irreplaceable (w/ Jamie Carlstedt)
On this episode Jamie Carlstedt explains how you can build the best version of yourself, how to treat yourself as a for-profit business and see yourself as an employeepreneur, how you can become irreplaceable within an organization, & much more. Jamie Carlstedt is the founder of Redstone Coaching where he offers 1:1 coaching which provides training, strategy, and resources to help business professionals advance their lives and career, grow professionally, & make more money. https://www.redstonecoaching.com LinkedIn: Jamie Carlstedt
February 28, 2021
12. Finding The Right Drive, Tips For The Unemployed, & Why There's No Better Time Than Now (w/ Jessica Sweet)
On this episode expert Jessica Sweet discusses how to find the right drive, what to do if you're unemployed, and why there's no better time than now to take back your career. Jessica Sweet has over 20+ of experience as a therapist and a Certified Career Coach, is the owner of Wishingwell Coaching, & carries a master's degree in clinical social work. She has had her work published in Forbes, CNBC, Business Insider, & more. https://www.wishingwellcoach.com LinkedIn: Jessica Sweet
February 22, 2021
11. Salary Negotiations, Mutually-Beneficial Relationships, & Professional Development (w/ Megan Downey)
On this episode career coach Megan Downey discussing when & how to negotiate a better salary, how to build a mutually-beneficial relationship with your organization, the importance of professional development & what it can do for your career. Megan Downey is the founder and owner of Downey Insights where she provides career consultation services that help young professionals create authentic and meaningful careers. https://www.downeyinsights.com LinkedIn: Megandowney1 Instagram: @downeyinsights
February 15, 2021
10. Finding Your Why, When To Make A Change, & Entrepreneurship As An Option (w/ Stacy Valancy)
On this episode guest Stacy Valancy emphasizes the importance of finding your 'Why' and becoming your own #1 cheerleader, why it's never too late to make a change in your career, & entrepreneurship as a way to turn a passion into a full-time career. Stacy Valancy is a career coach, a Certified Professional Resume Writer, & owner of Next Level Career Coach where she helps people get where they want to go in their career. https://www.nextlevelcareercoach.com LinkedIn: Stacy Valancy
February 08, 2021
9. Self-Advocacy In The Workplace, Building A Professional Brand, & Becoming The CEO Of Your Career (w/ Tristan Layfield)
On this episode guest Tristan Layfield highlights the importance of self-advocacy, the power of building a professional brand, and the significance of becoming the CEO of your own career. Tristan Layfield is a career coach and resume writer at Layfield Resume Consulting and is host of the Living Corporate podcast. https://www.layfieldresume.com LinkedIn: Tristan Layfield Instagram: @layfieldresume Twitter: @layfieldresume Facebook: Layfield Resume Consulting
February 01, 2021
8. Identifying The Right Organization, The Power of Pivoting, & The Importance of Up-Skilling (w/ Mariana Naddaf)
On this episode guest Mariana Naddaf speaks about red flags to look out for in an organization, the power of pivoting, and the concept of up-skilling to take back your career. Mariana Naddaf is a certified career and academic coach, the Assistant Director of Coaching & Outreach at the University of Michigan, and owner of Success Reimagined where she offers consulting services to individuals, teams, and organization. Web: www.Success-Reimagined.com LinkedIn: Mariana Naddaf Email: email@example.com Instagram: @successreimagined
January 25, 2021
7. Pivoting As An Option, Timing Your Next Move, & Assessing What You Want and Need In A New Role (w/ Shelley Piedmont)
On this episode guest Shelley Piedmont covers topics such as pivoting as an option in your career, timing your next move, assessing what you really want and need when looking for a new role, and more. Shelley Piedmont is a career coach, interview expert, and owner of ShelleyPiedmont.com where she offers these services, resume assistance, and much more. https://www.shelleypiedmont.com LinkedIn: Shelley Piedmont
January 18, 2021
6. How Comfort Is Holding You Back, Understanding Your Limits, & The Importance of Selling Yourself (w/ Angela Buccellato)
In this episode guest Angela Buccellato explains how being comfortable will hold you back, how others can help you reach your goals and surpass your limits, and the importance of selling yourself—and how it can change your career for the better. Angela Buccellato is a career coach, business consultant, & the owner of the Resume Rescue. https://www.theresumerescue.com LinkedIn: Angela Buccellato
January 11, 2021
5. Signs Your Job Isn’t Working For You, Evaluating Your Career Path, & When To Reach Out For Help (w/ Cindy Vandamme)
In this episode guest Cindy Vandamme, M.A., L.P.C. points out the red flags that your job isn't working for you, how to evaluate your career path and identify if it's meeting your needs, and the help that working with a career professional provide. Cindy Vandamme is a licensed counselor, academic advisor, and specializes in helping professionals transition in their career. LinkedIn: Cindy Vandamme
January 04, 2021
4. Assessing Your Strengths, Thinking Long Term, & Why Keeping Up w/ The Joneses Is A Losing Strategy (w/ Shaina Keren)
In this episode guest Shaina Keren discusses why tailoring your resume is a must, how to fix your "stuck" mindset, and how networking can open up new paths and unforeseen opportunities in your career. Shaina Keren is a career coach & success strategist at ShainaKeren.com https://www.shainakeren.com LinkedIn: Shaina Keren
December 22, 2020
3. The Power of Tailoring Your Resume, Why Your Mindset Matters, & What Networking Can Do For You (w/ Jennifer Garibay)
In this episode guest Jennifer Garibay discusses why tailoring your resume is a must, how to fix your "stuck" mindset, and how networking can open up new paths and unforeseen opportunities in your career. Jennifer Garibay is a staffing contractor at Google and provides resume and career-consulting services through her website. https://www.jennifernoellegaribay.com LinkedIn: Jennifer Noelle Garibay Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
December 22, 2020
2. Finding A Mentor, The Power of Networking, & Learning How To Grow Your Mind (w/ Andy Safnauer)
In this episode guest Andy Safnauer highlights the importance and impact that a mentor can make, the power of networking and what it can do for your career, and how growing your mind can help grow you as a person. Andy Safnauer is the co-founder of DryFins Swimwear, Voice Actor & Audio Producer at Longtrain Productions, and an executive Coach & Start-Up Consultant at NineFivePartners.com. http://www.longtrainproductions.com/ Twitter: @Longtrain LinkedIn: Andy Safnauer Interested in supporting this podcast? Visit https://anchor.fm/takebackyourcareerpodcast/support to make a donation!
December 22, 2020
1. Mondays Shouldn't Suck (w/ Adam Fullerton)
In this episode creator and host of the Take Back Your Career podcast, Adam Fullerton, explains why Mondays shouldn't suck, how professionals who are seeking happiness, fulfillment, and financial security can learn from his own career experiences, and the mission of the Take Back Your Career podcast. https://www.takebackyourcareerpodcast.com Interested in supporting this podcast? Visit https://anchor.fm/takebackyourcareerpodcast/support to make a donation!
December 22, 2020