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Careers & Cocktails

By Renee Frey

I am Renee Frey, recruiter, author, business owner, and cocktail enthusiast. 🥂 With nearly two decades of recruiting experience, I have had the opportunity to network with leaders across many industries. I’ve bombed an interview, negotiated a pay raise, experienced the highs and lows of the employment market, worked with some great people, worked with some not-so-great people. Make a drink with me as we navigate the business world one drink at a time. ✨LinkedIn has identified me as a TOP Resume Writer & Career Coach✨ Look forward to mixing up a cocktail with you soon! Cheers, 🍻 Renee
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Encore Chapter with Stacy Fisher
Encore Chapter with Stacy Fisher
In today's episode we have the lovely Stacy Fisher joining us! She is a fellow competent career coach with loads of wisdom to share. Stacy talks about how significant relationships are to her. She shares her journey of transitioning from the corporate sector to starting her own venture. They discuss things you need to prepare for before your promotion; your goals, your accomplishments and the results you have shown in achieving those. Tune into this episode to learn about all the essentials you need to excel in your career!
43:58
July 26, 2022
Cannabis Career with Juliana Whitney
Cannabis Career with Juliana Whitney
Juliana Whitney, founder of Leafsheets and Cann Strategy is our featured guest this week! She talks about her passion for her business which she started in 2015. She mainly helps entrepreneurs get into the cannabis industry and flourish. We also talk about her badass magenta hair, Oprah Winfrey, her experience being an adopted child and much more. Juliana loves challenges and problem solving. She talks about how she got into the industry herself and how her entrepreneurial mindset lead her into starting her own business. Tune into this episode to hear two business women having a meaningful conversation!  Cheers.
23:02
June 06, 2022
Credit Can Impact Your Career with John Mackey
Credit Can Impact Your Career with John Mackey
This week I am joined in the studio by John Mackey, who is a credit genius! Get ahold of a wealth of information on how credit, credit reporting, and debt collection works from the expert himself.    John is passionate about correcting all the misinformation related to credit that the American public isn't aware about.    If you want to learn more about John's work, you can check his website www.creditgeni.us
52:49
April 07, 2022
Living Fearlessly with Lori Crever
Living Fearlessly with Lori Crever
Tune into this week's episode with Lori Crever, as she talks about her adventures while sipping on her favourite Cape Cod. From having a "gypsy" lifestyle living in New York City and switching jobs frequently, Lori gives a heartfelt narrative of her various escapades. She is also the author of Protégé Power which provides information on how to secure and engage with a mentor. Lori stresses on the significance of having a mentor to guide you through your career! Watch the full episode to get a load of information.
46:36
March 31, 2022
Strategically Change Your Mindset with Claudia Miller
Strategically Change Your Mindset with Claudia Miller
Meet Claudia Miller who was listed in the top 23 most innovative career coaches of 2020 by Business Insider! Her expertise and skills in career coaching are highly advanced and beneficial to those who are looking to progress in their careers.  If you want a career change or are looking to grow in your current one, tune into this episode! Claudia enlightens us all with her extensive knowledge and wisdom!
40:28
March 16, 2022
Building a Mindful Career with Sarah Baker Andrus
Building a Mindful Career with Sarah Baker Andrus
Happy International Women's Day!    On today's episode we have Sarah Baker Andrus who is the Founder and CEO of Avarah Careers. Sarah shares her passion for helping people excel in their careers and be the best version of themselves. If you are looking to grow your career tune into today's episode of Career & Cocktails to learn from two of the most talented career coaches out there. Thank you Sarah for sharing your wisdom. You can learn about Sarah's work on: https://avarahcareers.com/ 📕 I wrote a book!!  Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2 OR    Website: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/ Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/careersandcocktails  Favorite Careers & Cocktails on your podcast directory so you don't miss an episode!   Anchor: https://anchor.fm/renee-frey Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/careers-cocktails/id1473057713?uo=4 Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9jYTIzNzYwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/0QGlcFIHgP2aS9zHZ5ubY9 Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/careers-and-cocktails Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1473057713/careers-cocktails Pocket Casts: https://pca.st/44dq RadioPublic: https://radiopublic.com/careers-cocktails-G7aapA Stitcher:https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/renee-frey/careers-cocktails   Learn more about my company, TalentQ: Visit our Website: https://www.talentq.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TalentQInc/?ref=bookmarks LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/9350953/admin/ See our Pictures: https://www.instagram.com/talentqinc/ Search over 1500+ jobs nationwide: http://jobs.talentq.net/#!/search?page=1        End screen Song is called "Success Technologies" you can find it here a href="https://www.hooksounds.com"HookSounds.com/a   **DISCLAIMER:** TalentQ and its affiliates would like to remind viewers that the cocktails are intended for those 21+ years of age. Please drink responsibly, and obey the drinking laws in your country. Careers & Cocktails is not liable for any of your drunken mistakes.
36:06
March 08, 2022
Stop Playing Small With Gina Lemon
Stop Playing Small With Gina Lemon
From the words of my guest this week, STOP PLAYING SMALL.   Gina Lemon, Leader of Human Kindness and Founder of Pandemic Possibilities, joins me to chat about her recent pivot from VP of Human Resources to Business Owner.    Inspiring to say the least, Gina gives a timely reminder to give yourself permission to grow and develop.  To be true to YOU and your aspirations.  To practice self-care.      A conversation relevant to hiring leaders and job seekers, I hope you find your ‘celebration’ moment as Gina recently did - - and continue {or begin to} to honor YOU.  Thank you, Gina, for your uplifting message and congratulations on your awakening.   I can’t wait to share your journey to inspire others.    xx Renee 📕 I wrote a book!!  Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2 OR   👋 Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media:  Website: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/14839094/admin/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/careersandcocktails
35:02
December 14, 2021
Supply Chain Insights With Executive Leader, John Bauer
Supply Chain Insights With Executive Leader, John Bauer
Thrilled to share this episode featuring a fellow former Targeteer, John Bauer.   A man who at one time, early in his career, found himself walking down the street thinking, "I've made it!", working as a Manager within Target.     Little did he know, throughout his career he would rise through the ranks from Manager to Vice President, leading highly engaged teams and optimizing supply chain operations for Fortune 500 companies such as Target Corp, Starbucks, TJX Companies & Kohl's.   What a career!     Thank you John for joining me to chat about the ever-changing industry of supply chain and for the timely reminder to 'enjoy the journey.'   You are an inspiration! For more career related tips, visit: https://payraiseandpromotion.com/mycareercorner
35:42
November 02, 2021
Get Right With Yourself + Transformation Coach Karen Astromsky
Get Right With Yourself + Transformation Coach Karen Astromsky
This week I am joined in the studio by Karen Astromsky, Transformation Coach, Motivational Speaker and Yoga, Qi Gong and Meditation Instructor.  Karen shares the timely reminder to always be changing, never stop growing and to harness what you enjoy!    Not only does she speak to each, but she provides tips and tools to help you take ACTION today!  If you feel unsatisfied in your career.... If you are having a hard time seeing the beauty in things... If you are feeling like you want 'more'....   Karen is the bright light that can guide you....   Thank you Karen.  Your level passion and vulnerability is unmatched.    Learn more about Karen's work here: www.karenastromsky.com    📕 I wrote a book!!  Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2 OR    👋 Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media:   Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/14839094/admin/ Favorite Careers & Cocktails on your podcast directory so you don't miss an episode!
54:11
August 31, 2021
Maximize Your Value With Blake Schofield
Maximize Your Value With Blake Schofield
Are you....  ...frustrated in your job search... ...feeling like you're on the brink of a break down... ...being ghosted by recruiters and hiring leaders... ...struggling to communicate your value...   Blake Schofield, Founder of Connections Illuminated joins us on Careers & Cocktails to share her journey of navigating Corporate America , feelings of unfulfillment, and how she cultivated her skills and experience to help women across the country.  Blake's passion and vulnerability is undeniable...    Despite enjoying parts of her 18 year career in Corporate America  and having a loads of success, Blake found herself searching for 'more'.....a feeling that MILLIONS across the country can relate to.    Listen to learn more about Blake's journey, tips & tricks to help propel your career and how she is helping women across the country find clarity in their job search.   Thank you Blake, you are an inspiration!
47:10
June 29, 2021
Taking The Boring Out Of Business With Timmy Bauer
Taking The Boring Out Of Business With Timmy Bauer
Excited to share my chat with Timmy Bauer - - - a Children's Book Author!    From working at Disney to paving a career as an Author and Story Artist, Timmy hands down, has the coolest profession in my book.   Determined to take the 'Boring' out of business, Timmy is using his creativity to connect children with grown-up topics like finance, personal values, etc.     Tune in to learn more about his career journey, his incredible projects & podcasts and to get on the list to receive 1 FREE CHILDREN'S BOOK A MONTH!  [no strings attached 😁] 📕 I wrote a book!!  Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2  Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/
39:13
June 15, 2021
Seize The Day With Abigail Emerson
Seize The Day With Abigail Emerson
Abigail Emerson is my featured guest this week and she had a LOUD and CLEAR message.....  We have ONE life to live and there is no better time than NOW to seize the day! Like MILLIONS of others, Abigail found herself considering a change but was leery...  The time isn't right.... Maybe it's too late to make a change....I'm not in the right place in life....  Abigail put in the work, dove deep and worked to overcome her self-doubt and take control of her career. Listen in for your morning boost of motivation and to learn more about Abigail's incredible career journey in aviation ✈ Congratulations Abigail on getting in the 'Pilot's' seat of your career and following your heart💓  You are an inspiration!!
22:37
May 20, 2021
Live Intentionally With Carmen Croonquist
Live Intentionally With Carmen Croonquist
This week I am joined by Carmen Croonquist, an Executive Coach & International Speaker who has dedicated her career to helping others LIVE WITH INTENTION.       Maybe you have been considering a job change....but find yourself thinking...'Maybe i'm too old'.  'Too young'.  'Too much experience'.  'Not enough experience'.     So often self doubt derails our growth - - and it seems nearly impossible to take an objective perspective.   Lucky for us, Carmen gives us some DYNAMITE tools and lays out some great exercises to help clean out the physical and emotional clutter...so can focus on YOU and create your own happiness.    As we continue to navigate life through a pandemic and civil unrest - - Carmen's message was a timely reminder to BE INTENTIONAL.  To live with love, openness, and to embrace uncertainty.    Thank you Carmen for joining me for a glass of Joel Gott Cabernet and dropping IMMENSE VALUE!  Learn more about Carmen and her work here: https://intentionalityconsulting.com/  📕 I wrote a book!!  Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2 
44:41
April 13, 2021
Invite People To Your Table + Amalia's Easy Cocktail
Invite People To Your Table + Amalia's Easy Cocktail
This past October I was LUCKY enough to connect with nine-time award-winning author and chef entrepreneur Amalia Moreno-Damgaard.    I am 'jumping out of my seat' excited to FINALLY share our conversation and Amalia's Easy Cocktail.  [Taste Tested & Approved! Recipe Below]   Amalia's passion for Latin cuisine is undeniable as she shares her career journey.  Throughout Amalia's life and career, she has fine-tuned her ability to connect people, traditions and cultures to the meals she prepares.  Amalia's cooking ignites conversations, bridges knowledge, and is used as a platform to teach people about Latin cultures.    We have all changed in the way we work, travel, connect with people.  Amalia gives us a timely reminder to see the good.  See the positive.  And to keep moving forward.     Amalia, you are on FIRE!  🔥   Thank you for urging us to invite people to our table - - and to keep moving forward.    🍹   Amalia’s Easy Cocktail    Makes 1 cocktail    6 oz. sparkling soda  2 teaspoons piloncillo or brown sugar  2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice  2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice  1 to 2 oz. high quality tequila or mezcal   ¼ cup ice Garnish with a lime slice or rim the glass with dried chile powder such as piquín    Combine all ingredients in a martini shaker, strain, and serve.   Get your hands on a copy of Amalia's book here: https://amzn.to/3ts4uBt  Learn more about Amalia and her work here: https://amaliallc.com/    *As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases, which is why I only recommend books that I believe in and have found invaluable.      📕 I wrote a book!!  Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2 OR    👋 Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media:   Website: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/ Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/  Learn more about my company, TalentQ: Visit our Website: https://www.talentq.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TalentQInc/?ref=bookmarks LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/9350953/admin/ End screen Song is called "Success Technologies" you can find it here a href="https://www.hooksounds.com"HookSounds.com/a  **DISCLAIMER:** TalentQ and its affiliates would like to remind viewers that the cocktails are intended for those 21+ years of age. Please drink responsibly, and obey the drinking laws in your country. Careers & Cocktails is not liable for any of your drunken mistakes.
44:15
March 16, 2021
Strengthening Your Leadership + Jaime Adam Taets
Strengthening Your Leadership + Jaime Adam Taets
This week my featured guest is Jaime Adam Taets, CEO and Founder of Keystone Group International.     Jaime joins me for a virtual glass of Piper Heidsieck Brut Champagne and dives right into it - sharing LOADS of value bombs and actionable tips that will help you strengthen your relationships and better LEAD and EMPOWER your team.    As a leader myself, navigating uncharted territory in today's world, this was a timely [and much appreciated] dose of inspiration!     Cheers!  Renee  📕 I wrote a book!!  Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2  OR    👋 Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media:   Website: https://https://payraiseandpromotion.com/mycareercorner
36:13
February 16, 2021
Recruiting In A Virtual World + Margaritas
Recruiting In A Virtual World + Margaritas
This week I am serving up an episode featuring Katie Kroll, Director of Development and Internships at Northwestern Mutual.    As a relationship cultivator and culture keeper, Katie's career is founded on the purpose of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals.     Katie has the keen ability to recognize top talent, and she lifts the veil and shares how she continues to adapt and evolve to the virtual world and changing employment market.    If you are a Hiring Leader looking to grow your team, or a Job Seeker looking to ace your next interview, this episode is for you.  It is packed with an insiders perspective on how to effectively recruit top talent in the virtual world, and Katie even shares the 4 most commonly made interview mistakes. Connect with Katie HERE: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathryn-kroll-22059056/ Interested in Career Coaching or Resume Writing? Visit: https://payraiseandpromotion.com/
35:36
January 26, 2021
Exercising Your Mind & Body + Prosecco
Exercising Your Mind & Body + Prosecco
It is NEVER too late to start investing in YOU.     That means the whole package of you: Mind + Body + Soul.   Undoubtedly, one impacts the next, so taking care of the whole package is critical to your personal and professional success.   💪 This week's guest serves a great reminder of that.  Tera Busker, Owner and Founder of Fitness To Go joins me to sip on Prosecco and chat about how she turned her passion into a profession and she shares tips and tricks on how to optimize YOUR overall health.    Learn more about Tera and her work in the fitness world:  https://fitnesstogo.net/ To learn more about my Career Coaching, Resume Writing & Digital Courses, visit: https://bit.ly/Payraiseandpromotion
36:48
January 12, 2021
Revenue & Relationship Building With Aaron Eggert
Revenue & Relationship Building With Aaron Eggert
It is NEVER too late to reignite your network! My guest this week is Aaron Eggert - - an old classmate from high school, and most notably, the Founder of Coalition9 and BACKforty. A connector of people and ideas, Aaron has merged his sales and leadership experience to support, empower and lead other individuals, helping business grow across the country. Aaron took the initiative to reach out after years of being disconnected. He checked in, shared what he was up to…and the rest is history. We have since shared ideas, partnered on projects, referred clients, and just…continued to check in and support each other’s journey. So I challenge you, think about someone you have lost touch with. An old co-worker, or an old boss. An old classmate. Don’t let any more time pass. Reignite your network! And if you are looking to build your RELATIONSHIPS & REVENUE - - Aaron takes us through his journey and shares 3 MUST read books to kickstart your growth! Tune in on your favorite podcast app or watch the complete episode on YouTube. Visit https://payraiseandpromotion.com/ for Career Coaching & Resume Writing!
35:52
December 15, 2020
Level Up + Jamo Ginger
Level Up + Jamo Ginger
Can you believe it has taken me until NOW to try Jameson Irish Whiskey❓ A little late to the party I'd say  - - BUT... just in time for the release of SEASON 2 of Careers & Cocktails❗😁   In today's episode, we are LEVELING UP with Heather Westmoreland, a Medium, Healer & Transformation Coach!  Heather Westmoreland gives us all the magic in this episode!  🌠   If you are feeling 'stuck' in a pattern, feeling undervalued, suffering from negative self-talk - - or looking to hone in on a specific skill set- - (all far too common occurrences in today's wild world) this episode covers it all and gives you the boost you need to LEVEL UP in your life!!   Subscribe to Careers & Cocktails on YouTube or your favorite podcast app so you don't miss an update (Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, etc)❗  🌐PLEASE share with your network!   The nuggets of information in this episode are TOO GOOD to keep to yourself.    To learn more about Heather and her incredible work - visit: https://heatherwestmoreland.com/  #podcast #podcastlife #jamesonswhiskey #jamesonirishwhiskey #careersandcocktails #careerhelp #transformation #careercoach #healer #transformation #careercoach #healer #cocktails #whiskey   ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐   I wrote a book!! Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2  Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media: 😊  Website: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/ Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/careersandcocktails    **DISCLAIMER:** TalentQ and its affiliates would like to remind viewers that the cocktails are intended for those 21+ years of age. Please drink responsibly, and obey the drinking laws in your country. Careers & Cocktails is not liable for any of your drunken mistakes.
55:12
December 01, 2020
Achieving Success In Sales + Bourbon Old Fashioned
Achieving Success In Sales + Bourbon Old Fashioned
Another week of DYNAMITE company and DELICIOUS drinks! Karen Lamb is my guest of honor this week - and she chose to sip a Bourbon Old Fashioned. No complaints here. You don't want to miss out because Karen is one the BEST networkers I know…and she shares some of her top networking secrets! And, as a fellow female professional, she opens up about staying at home with her children for 7 years before transitioning back to the corporate world, and balancing the act of being a career mom. Fiercely driven to set new bars and crush new goals, Karen shares a lot of great tips on how she has achieved success! Thank you Karen! Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more career related tips and delicious drink recipes!
28:20
August 04, 2020
Building A Healthy Relationship With Money + Mimosas
Building A Healthy Relationship With Money + Mimosas
Eleni Anastos, a business strategist and prosperity coach, joined me this week from beautiful and sunny Florida. Again, embracing the power of technology to network! Seemed fitting with Eleni's Florida origins that we mixed up a mimosa with fresh orange juice and bubbly- Doesn't get any simpler than that! Perfect brunchtime cocktail that can be garnished to fit your occasion. Eleni shares how she transitioned from school teacher to entrepreneur and gives tips on how to create a rich and rewarding relationship with money. If you are looking for additional resources related to money and mindset - give this a read: https://amzn.to/30O22su To learn more about Eleni and her incredible work, visit: https://elenianastos.com/home-7/ For more career related info and drink recipes - visit https://www.careersandcocktails.com/
30:02
July 28, 2020
The Rewarding Career of a Doula
The Rewarding Career of a Doula
Joining us from the other side of the world this week is Esther Kokkelmans, a Doula who currently lives in Belgium.  Knowing very little about the Doula profession – I was ecstatic to chat with Esther and dive in - - especially after learning she is the longest working Doula in her country! [celebrity in the house 😁] Although a world away, Esther and I have been lucky enough to meet in person, thanks to the power of technology, the power of networking, and moreover, our shared love for Tesla. When it came time to planning a family vacation to The Netherlands, I posted about it in a Tesla group on Facebook, and Esther was kind enough to not only invite me to their local meetup, but also arrange transportation for me and my girls. A true example of how she continues to inspire, support and network with women in all aspects of her life! So seeing her bright and smiling face via zoom was a pleasure! Esther shares her experience of transitioning from a Pediatric Nurse to a Birth Doula, and the role she plays throughout the birthing process. Whether it is helping parents understand their birthing rights, find their voice or helping them prepare for the unknown, Esther has the keen ability to adjust herself to the needs of her clients. Esther is truly an inspiration as she shares her wealth of knowledge related to the birthing process, women’s rights and her continuous mission of challenging herself and challenging others.  Thank you Esther for going out of your way to make me feel at home when visiting you, and for inviting me in to learn more about the DYNAMITE work you do as a Doula. Be sure to check out my website for more info about this episode, future episodes, career tips and delicious drink recipes: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/careercoach #doula #cocktails #careers #careersandcocktails #thenetherlands
40:22
July 21, 2020
Surrendering To Success + Chai Tea Latte
Surrendering To Success + Chai Tea Latte
This week I am joined by Jay Fletch, a successful real estate agent, avid reader, speaker, consultant and coach.  Jay's track record as a Real Estate Agent is an impressive one - being consistently ranked as one of the top producing Real Estate Agents in the upper Midwest and among the top 1% of Real Estate Agents in the country. We sipped on Jay's favorite go-to drink, a chai tea latte [made with almond milk] and chatted about his career journey, building a successful real estate company and where he is directing his focus during COVID. Jay, a coach himself, has loads of value bombs to share to those in and out of the real estate business. He Thank you for joining me Jay, for the loads of information and for being vulnerable for our listeners. Cheers, Renee If you are craving more value bombs and delicious drink recipes, visit www.careersandcocktails.com
36:34
July 14, 2020
Minisode: Where Do I Go In My Career?
Minisode: Where Do I Go In My Career?
Feeling stuck in your career....but not sure where to go, or what to do?   YOU ARE NOT ALONE.   As a career coach and resume writer, I work with people DAILY to help them achieve their career goals, uncover their passions and grow professionally.     If I had a dollar for every time someone said, "I feel stuck, where do I go from here...?" or "I'm so unhappy in my job, but I don't know what it is that will make me happy" well....let's just say I'd have lots of dollars 🤣   This is such a common struggle, and my goal with this minisode is to give you a quick exercise to help you uncover your next steps - your next professional move - or at least a glimpse into what it is you are truly seeking in your career.     It may seem like a tedious task, but I promise you, I have seen this help my clients TREMENDOUSLY time and time again.    Amuse me, give it a try, and shoot me a DM - would love to know what you think. Also, if you have any other helpful tools or exercises, I love adding tools to my toolbox.     Cheers,  Renee For more tips, tricks and cocktail recipes, check out www.careersandcocktails.com Need to update your resume?  check out my eLearning platform where our Resume Writing course walks you through how to write a KILLER resume on your schedule, at your pace.  https://careercorner.thinkific.com/ *enter ELEVATE at checkout for 50% off*
04:20
July 07, 2020
Viewer Questions Answered: Cover Letters, Interview Tips, Navigating A Career During Covid
Viewer Questions Answered: Cover Letters, Interview Tips, Navigating A Career During Covid
A mocktail that can easily be transformed into a cocktail - YES PLEASE! Thank you Johnny Campbell for suggesting the Good Morning Sunburst- DELICIOUSNESS in a glass. And there are so many fun variations to try. This week we are twisting things up by answering YOUR questions. We've been seeing an influx of questions from our listeners - so we thought - if one person is asking the question - you better bet they are not alone. So here we go. From cover letters to thank you emails, to navigating a career during COVID…..these are YOUR questions answered. Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more recipes, tips, tricks and info you do not want to miss! If you have a career related question, story or favorite cocktail - we want to hear.  Email cheers@careersandcocktails.com
16:22
June 30, 2020
For The Love Of Wine + The Journey Of Winemaking
For The Love Of Wine + The Journey Of Winemaking
Attorney turned Winemaker, Rob Fowler joined me in the studio to school us with his knowledge of wine, grape varieties, different wine-making methods and so much more! This is a blast from the past as we recorded at the end of 2019 - and since then - his company Fowler Wine has grown exponentially as they have officially launched their website and some really exciting NEW products! VISIT ---> https://www.fowlerwine.com/Shop (Now shipping to MN, WI, FL & DC) Rob has participated in many wine contests over the years, bringing in over 200 awards. He wholeheartedly believes wine-making is the ultimate combination of science and art and he continues to explore that balance as he grows his wine business. If you are a wine lover - or are just beginning to experiment with different wines - THIS IS FOR YOU. Enjoy! Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more info!!
41:41
June 23, 2020
Growing Your Mindset To Grow Your Business
Growing Your Mindset To Grow Your Business
Beyond excited to chat with a mentor of mine, Mike Gionta, Founder of The Recruiter U.   Having owned a successful recruiting firm for over 23 years, Mike has shifted to helping other recruiters scale their firms.     Mike has personally been a mentor of mine for years; as a result of working through his program I experienced a 305% growth in my company.  305%!   Needless to say, I can attest to his ability to motivate, educate and coach on growing your mindset to grow your business.    To get the conversation rolling, Mike mixed up one of his go-to cocktails a 7 & 7, and I mixed up a Tequila Sunrise.  (Learn more about this episode and our cocktails at www.careersandcocktails.com)    We chat on topics relevant to today's market - leading through crisis, pivoting, and the power of mindset.   I encourage you to tune in, comment, share with your network.     If you are looking for more inspiration - Mike shares some of his favorite resources:    ✨The Successful Mind Podcast by David Neagle: https://davidneagle.com/just-listen/   ✨The Millions Within by David Neagle: https://amzn.to/2N3XNCJ   ✨Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill   https://amzn.to/3d4YzK8   Cheers, Renee
28:57
June 16, 2020
Tips From An Executive Recruiter + Aperol Spritz
Tips From An Executive Recruiter + Aperol Spritz
This week I connected with executive recruiter and Founder of KLA Industries, Karen Sturgeon.     Both sharing a passion for recruiting and cocktails - we started our chat with mixing up one of Karen's favorite cocktails - a Classic Aperol Spritz.    (Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for the to-die-for recipe!!!)    With over two decades of recruiting experience, Karen shares her journey of starting her own firm, her leadership philosophy and loads of applicable advice related to those considering a job change.     When is the last time you did a self-assessment?    It's an important and often overlooked step of the process when preparing for a job change. Karen shares some of her favorite questions to ask including one of my new favorites, "If you were the CEO of your company tomorrow, what kind of changes would you make?"     We chatted about the top resume mistakes we see and best advice we have for job seekers!     Thank you Karen for introducing us to a new delicious cocktail, and for the timely reminder that we have nothing to fear.    Cheers 🙌  Renee
36:41
June 09, 2020
How To Enhance Your Employment Brand + Pearadise Martini
How To Enhance Your Employment Brand + Pearadise Martini
This week Kathryn St. Peter joined me from her home office to speak on the topic of employment branding.     As an expert recruiter and life long learner, Kathryn's career has been focused on talent acquisition -  helping companies grow through talent and aligning interview teams and processes.  Kathryn gives great actionable advice relevant to hiring leaders looking to streamline their hiring processes as well as tips to those in the job search mode.     Check out Kathryn's site to learn more about her work: https://www.kathrynstpeter.com/   Cheers,  Renee  Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for drink recipes and more!
29:03
June 02, 2020
Mastering The Art of Negotiation + Cosmos
Mastering The Art of Negotiation + Cosmos
This week we are serving up a new episode featuring Ruzana Glaeser, a Sourcing Professional, Negotiation Expert, Author, Speaker and Co-Founder of BrightMeetsBrave.com.   Ruzana breaks down the process of negotiation and gives insider tips on how to ask for what you want! 👊   The employment market is ever-changing, but one thing that remains true is that you should be equipped with the skills to negotiate and ask for what you want.    This holds true whether the employment rate is at an ultimate high, or low. Know your worth!   Ruzana clears the noise and discusses how to quantify what you bring to the table, the importance of laying out expectations, how listening impacts the process and moreover, how to get the courage to start a negotiation in the first place.     Honored to have Ruzana as a guest to share her wealth of knowledge - if you have a job, or are on the hunt for a new job, this episode is for you!      Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more info about negotiations, Ruzana, and our delicious cocktail!   Cheers!   #negotiation #promotion #askforit #communicate #careeradvice
48:07
May 19, 2020
Gender Differences In Communication + Mango Martinis
Gender Differences In Communication + Mango Martinis
Our guest on this week's episode is Amelia Reigstad, a university professor and workplace communication consultant with nearly two decades of industry experience.    We started the episode by mixing up Amelia's drink of choice - a Mango Martini!  I'm not kidding when I say this is a new Careers & Cocktails favorite!!  [This drink will have you dreaming of sunshine and sandy beaches!!]  🍸Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for the recipe and more about this episode!   Amelia takes us along her carer journey which is comprised of speaking on a global scale as well as having taught a variety of PR and communications courses across the U.S., Canada, Europe and the U.K.   She currently teaches strategic communication at the University of Minnesota and recently completed her Ph.D. at the University of Leicester. Lets raise a glass to that!!   Hiring leaders and job seekers - I encourage you to tune in to arm yourselves with the information and tools needed to improve communication and productivity in the workplace!   Amelia's passion for helping and educating others is undeniable.     Cheers to you Amelia, and for doing what you love! #workplacecommunication #careersandcocktails #effectivecommunication #genderdifferences
33:27
May 12, 2020
Finding Success In The Restaurant Business
Finding Success In The Restaurant Business
Coming to you again - Live from The Netherlands! I am joined by Marinda van den Broek, who recently transitioned into the role of Co-Owner of the successful restaurant Gossimijne, located in Uden, a town in the province of Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. We mixed up one of my guest favorites - a Mojito Mocktail, fresh AND delicious - a perfect twist to a commonly known cocktail - a Mojito. Her journey includes years of experience working as server before she made the decision to explore corporate roles across various industries. As Marinda explains, and so many of us can relate, she was searching for where her heart was, and ultimately, she found her heart was where she began serving years before. Marinda is now the proud Co-Owner of the successful and widely known restaurant, Gossimijne-Uden. Talk about full cycle! We get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to balance great food, excellent service and a cool atmosphere. Thank you Marinda for welcoming me into your stunning restaurant and sharing your story… we can only hope to visit Gossimijne in the US soon :) Cheers, Renee Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for recipes and more!!
12:55
May 05, 2020
Corporate America To Co-Owner + Raspberry Tea
Corporate America To Co-Owner + Raspberry Tea
This week we are enjoying a cup of hot raspberry tea and chatting with Tessi Russel, Co-Owner of Healthy Solutions.     Tessi radiates positivity and is from the esteemed group of 'Former Targeteers' so it was no surprise we hit it off when first passing in our office building downtown Hudson.  I had the chance to sit down and learn about Tessi's retail background, leadership experience and how she has seamlessly transitioned into her role as Co-Owner of Healthy Solutions, a CBD wellness store.     Tessi's Target background and passion for wellness is proving to be the perfect match as Healthy Solutions expands their business and educational opportunities related to the powerful benefits of CBD.     Cheers to you Tessi, cheers to our fellow entrepreneurs, and cheers to the trailblazers, paving the way 🥂 Renee
26:23
April 28, 2020
Discipline Fuels Motivation + Heineken [live from The Netherlands]
Discipline Fuels Motivation + Heineken [live from The Netherlands]
I am beyond excited to be bringing you an episode live from The Netherlands.     Careers & Cocktails is officially making an international imprint with listeners in over 9 countries and now, episodes recorded abroad!!  This week I am chatting with my brother-in-law Chris Frey at the beautiful restaurant Gossimijne.   It seemed fitting to enjoy a nice-cold Heineken being that it is one of the 3 major brewing companies in the Netherlands.    Chris describes himself as having a nomadic spirit - having visited 44 countries - several of which he has lived in.   Chris shares his career journey of working as a Police Officer in the US Air Force, how he moved through the ranks, adjusted to different customs and cultures throughout his travels and the momentous celebration of being cancer free for 10 years.    Thank you Chris for the timely reminder that we should not make a big decision over a temporary situation.     Cheers to you and your continued mission to help and empower others,  xx Renee
15:34
April 21, 2020
Follow Your Intuition + Mojito Mocktail
Follow Your Intuition + Mojito Mocktail
This week we are serving up a Mojito Mocktail at the request of our guest, Vikas Narula.     Vikas' background encompasses entrepreneurship, public speaking, content creation, software development and business ownership.   Reflecting on my conversation with Vikas, and being in a current state of uncertainty, I was blown away with his raw honesty and underlying message.  And that is to follow your intuition, listen to your heart, 'scratch the itch' as Vikas refers to it.     Vikas shares his career journey, and through many triumphs and tribulations how he was able to turn his hobby into a business of helping others.   I encourage you to watch this episode and head over to Vikas' website to learn more about his work - - http://www.keyhubs.com/blog/   Thank you Vikas for the reminder to push through the scared, to cut the excuses, and to 'scratch the itch'.     Cheers,  Renee
32:27
April 14, 2020
Gaining Credibility + Whiskey Sour
Gaining Credibility + Whiskey Sour
My guest this week is Lexie Janson and she is joining us via Zoom all the way from her home in Germany!  [the power of technology]   Lexie is programmer, web developer, photographer, videographer and a drone racing pilot.  A woman of many trades, her motto is, "I can, I will, Watch me!".   I was fortunate enough to meet Lexie on a European trip I took last year.  Both Tesla owners, we are in similar meet up groups on Facebook - and a mutual connection introduced us.   Lexie, the kind spirit she is, offered to pick myself and two girls up where we were staying and drive us to the local meet-up in her area.  [the power of networking]  The more I learned about Lexie - the more I was blown away!  She shared that the things she was doing at the time - did not exist when she was going to school - or they more recently emerged while she was attending university.     Lexie began attending university in pursuit of a career in engineering, but during her last year she was told by a professor that the future of work in that field is not necessarily bright, and therefore - she redirected her attention towards programming.  Lexie went through every single free and recommended course available and soon landed a well paid remote job in programming.       She describes that as "where the magic started".  Lexie became a public speaker for women in STEM and programming, later followed by women in drones.   This enabled her the opportunity to  pursue her other hobby - which was connected with videography, photography and drones.   Nowadays Lexie is the owner of social media platforms connected with @maionhigh, a drone racing pilot travelling the world and a content creator. Having fun with life and grabbing every opportunity.   A true trailblazer of her time, Lexie reminds us to embrace our individuality and lean on others for support.  She continues to empower other women through her speaking engagements and through her incredible work in male populated industries.    As Lexie so graciously says, "Be brave enough to suck at something new"!   Cheers,  Renee   For more info and delicious recipes - check out www.careersandcocktails.com
32:29
April 07, 2020
The Coach Approach + Old Vine Red
The Coach Approach + Old Vine Red
This week I am serving up an episode featuring Sarah Necklen, a Talent Consultant at Cargill. Sarah has been with Cargill for 15 years! 15!!  I was excited to dive in and chat about what energizes her to stay with the same company, risks she has taken throughout her career and how she continues to drive her career forward with a company that employs over 160,000 employees worldwide. I am especially excited for this episode because Sarah and I have an unmatched passion for our careers, for people and for coaching individuals to help them navigate their career journeys. Sarah’s background encompasses succession planning, development planning, strategic workforce planning, organizing team building workshops and facilitating assessments such as Strengths Finder and Myers -Briggs. Sarah gives actionable advice for the Job Seeker looking to make their next move – and the Hiring Leader who is struggling to lead their team effectively or find their next hire. Hiring Leaders- You must listen in to learn the ‘5 Finger Punch’ tip that Sarah shares- - this approach to coaching and mentoring is a GAME CHANGER and something I will be adopting into my own career coaching sessions. This episode has it all. Thank you Sarah for motivating us to be our best advocate. Cheers to you and the phenomenal work you are doing in the Talent industry. 🔥Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more info about our interview, Old Vine Red and coaching services.   Cheers 🍷 #talentdevelopment #talentmanager #careeradvice #oldvinered #winetime #wineoclock #careeradvice
36:19
March 31, 2020
Women, Workwear & Safety + Brandy Old Fashioned
Women, Workwear & Safety + Brandy Old Fashioned
Technology is a beautiful thing - and this week it enabled us to chat with Anastasia Kraft, Founder and CEO of Xena: Workwear For Women.  Anastasia started Xena out of the frustration of working in a manufacturing environment where the only options were to wear bulky, manly work boots.     Ana shares, "What you wear has a major impact on your self-confidence, which in turn impacts a number of other job-related factors, including performance, promotability, and long-term career success."     With the mission to support other women in male populated fields, Ana has devoted her career to developing versatile workwear that capture women's needs while also paving the way for future generations of women in the safety field.     To celebrate Ana's success we mixed one of her favorite cocktails - - a Brandy Old Fashioned.  She first tried this drink when she moved from Germany to the United States and it has since been a nostalgic reminder of her move to the US.    Let's raise a glass to Ana - - and celebrate her success of merging functional and stylish workwear to the safety field.  🥂   Please visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more info and recipes!
28:52
March 24, 2020
Becoming Your Own Bo$$ + Prosecco
Becoming Your Own Bo$$ + Prosecco
This past week I celebrated the 5 year anniversary of starting my business TalentQ, Inc. 😲 Soooo....in the spirit of entrepreneurship, there is no better time than now than to share a glass of bubbly with one of my favorite bo$$ ladies and fellow business owners, Stacey Stratton. We chat about our journeys of becoming our own boss, knowing when it was time, and tips and tools that have helped along the way. Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more info!
28:35
March 17, 2020
Navigating A Career In Technology + Founders Breakfast Stout
Navigating A Career In Technology + Founders Breakfast Stout
Mikey Boldt, a Software Engineer by trade [and near and dear cousin of mine] joined me in the studio to enjoy a Founders Breakfast Stout and chat transparently about his career journey in the technology field.  With an entrepreneurial spirit who breaks the stereotypical mold of introverted technologists – Mikey shares how he has navigated his career journey while keeping up with changing technology and managing a side hustle. We discuss the hot topic of informational interviews and how they have impacted his career – as well tips to successfully work with a remote team, networking advice and tools he has used to help navigate his career path!  Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for the links, resources and so much more! Looking forward to sharing this with you! Cheers, Renee #founders #technology #softwareengineer #it #careeradvice #careersandcocktails
38:42
March 10, 2020
Career Planning + #1 Resume Mistake
Career Planning + #1 Resume Mistake
Another University of Wisconsin - River Falls alum in the house!    Are you on the hunt for a new career? Looking for guidance on the topic of career planning?     If you graduated from a University – more often than not – the University you graduated from has a Career Services department full of resources, expertise and support to help you – these tools are priceless and so often forgotten about!   This is just one of the helpful tips my guest, Melissa Wilson, shared with us during this week’s episode.     Melissa is a fellow University of Wisconsin – River Falls alum, Director of Career Services at UWRF, Certified Etiquette Consultant and Leadership Consultant.   Providing comprehensive career planning services to UW-River Falls students and alumni is the core mission of her profession.      We chatted on the topics of career planning, diversifying your experiences, breaking through mindset barriers and steps to take achieve your career goals all while sipping on a Sparkling Apple Cider Mocktail   [this mocktail is so good and so beautifully colorful - - it will have you dreaming of Spring]  😀🌸🌞  Looking for networking tips, resume tips or tools to improve your self-awareness – this episode has it all.     And as a BONUS – Melissa shares the most common resume mistake.  Happy to share this with you!   Cheers,   Renee   Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for the mocktail recipe and so much more!
34:56
March 03, 2020
Diversity In The Workplace + Brandy Old Fashioned *sweet*
Diversity In The Workplace + Brandy Old Fashioned *sweet*
I was thrilled to be joined in the studio this week by Sheri Marnell, an agent of change, an internal optimist and a fellow former Targeteer!     Being that we both live in Hudson we paid homage to our home state by mixing up the official drink of Wisconsin - a Brandy Old Fashioned *sweet*.     In our conversation Sheri mentioned, "You grow when you are uncomfortable" and her career journey is a reflection of just that.     Having worked at Target Corporation for over 15 years in 14 different positions - - there is no doubt that Sheri has the keen ability to embrace change!   We discuss her diverse career journey and how she made the transition from corporate america to higher education where she is currently a Lecturer at University of Wisconsin - River Falls.   Sheri teaches courses in Organizational Theory and Behavior, Leading Change, Team Engagement, Retail Management and Workplace Diversity.   We chat on the topics of moving from individual contributor roles to management, motivating teams, question based coaching, servant leadership and strides companies are making to remove unconscious bias during the hiring process.     As Sheri so graciously reminded us, "Never Say Never!"   Cheers,  Renee   Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for recipes, job seeker info and so much more!
42:35
February 25, 2020
Soar With Your Strengths + Resume, Networking & Interview Tips
Soar With Your Strengths + Resume, Networking & Interview Tips
As a graduate of University of Wisconsin-River Falls, I was ecstatic to have McKenna Schumacher Pfeiffer, Assistant Director of Career Services at UWRF join me in the studio.   McKenna helps students and alumni make their dreams come true with career counseling by assisting with choosing a major, determining career options, finding internships and jobs, writing resumes and preparing for interviews.     A recurring theme throughout our conversation was that authenticity trumps perfection.  An important reminder for everyone, no matter what state of your career you are in.    If you are struggling to determine what degree to pursue, or if you are a job seeker looking for tips to stand out - this episode is for you.    McKenna delivers real, actionable tips for you to implement immediately to elevate your job search.  AND as an added bonus, McKenna introduces us to a delicious spritzer that is fitting for any holiday party! Cheers to making dreams come true,   Renee   ....and as McKenna says, 'calm down sister, you are going to be OK 😀   Book a call with recruiting expert, Renee Frey: https://guide.talentq.net/schedule-your-call/     I wrote a book!! Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2  Download the Supply Chain Leaders Hiring Guide here: https://guide.talentq.net/guide/   Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media: 😊 Website: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/  Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/14839094/admin/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/careersandcocktails   Favorite Careers & Cocktails on your podcast directory so you don't miss an episode!  Careers & Cocktails is not liable for any of your drunken mistakes.
45:38
February 18, 2020
Selling With Intention + Cosmo
Selling With Intention + Cosmo
Three-time Bestselling Author & award winning entrepreneur and sales expert, Ursula Mentjes joins me in the studio for a cosmopolitan. Personally having experienced the phenomenal sales training of Ursula and her team, I was thrilled to have Ursula share her journey of becoming a renowned sales expert, business owner, public speaker and bestselling author with me. Have you heard the saying, 'Work smarter, not harder"? That is a lesson Ursula honed in on early in her sales career which progressed her towards earning the title of President at a technical training company at the age of 27. Now, as the founder of Sales Coach Now, she speaks to audiences of all sizes on the topics of sales strategy, the power of intention and synchronicity. If you are frustrated with the lack of results or have the fear of being perceived as pushy - Ursula's training will be a GAME CHANGER. Tune in to hear more on the topics of shifting mindset, overcoming limiting beliefs, goal setting and the journey of becoming a business owner and bestselling author. Cheers, Renee Cosmo 2 oz vodka (We used Ketle One) 1/2 oz cointreau 3/4 oz cranberry juice 1/2 oz fresh lime juice 1 Lime slice for garnish Shake in mixer, strain into martini glass, garnish with a lime, Enjoy! ✨Learn more about Ursula by visiting https://www.ursulamentjes.com/ and https://www.salescoachnow.com/. Check out Ursula's work 👇 📖Selling With Intention: https://amzn.to/38gET4B 📖Selling With Synchronicity: https://amzn.to/38iVWCV 📖One Great Goal: A guide for Entrepreneurs and Sales Professionals who are ready to live in service and on purpose...One Goal At A Time: https://amzn.to/2SdOMKB
29:03
February 11, 2020
True to Intention + Mocha
True to Intention + Mocha
I am forever grateful for my guest this week, Amanda Johnson.     Amanda is the Founder of True to Intention, a speaker, best-selling author....and the editor that encouraged me, collaborated with me, and kept me on track as I wrote and published, "I Hate Mondays, A Guide To Landing A Job That Makes You Jump Out Of Bed."     So naturally, I was thrilled to reconnect over one of her favorite beverages - - A Homemade Mocha☕!  [visit www.careersandcocktails.com for her favorite recipe]   Amanda identifies herself as a smart-mouthed seeker, unapologetic story junkie & mindfully messy messenger.    She opens up about her business and the spiritual journey and creative processes she shares with her clients.    As Amanda so graciously reminded me....  the process is often more important than the end goal.  A simple reminder and something to think about as so many of us hurry through nearly everything we do.     Pour yourself a mocha drink, and embrace the process.  Thanks for joining me Amanda!    Cheers,  Renee   ☕☕☕☕☕☕☕☕☕☕☕   Book a call with recruiting expert, Renee Frey: https://guide.talentq.net/schedule-your-call/    I wrote a book!! Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2 Download the Supply Chain Leaders Hiring Guide here: https://guide.talentq.net/guide/   Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media: 😊  Website: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/  Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/14839094/admin/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/careersandcocktails   Favorite Careers & Cocktails on your podcast directory so you don't miss an episode!  
29:48
February 04, 2020
Empowered Women Empowering Women + Moscow Mule
Empowered Women Empowering Women + Moscow Mule
Business leader extraordinaire Anne Finch, joined me in the studio for a Wander North Moscow Mule. She takes us to the start, and shares about her experience of programming for money when she was a young 14 year old high school student. Having programmed for 3 years before even graduating from high school, and now transitioning from CIO to CEO, there is one thing that has been consistent across time - and that is her determination to learn and grow. Anne and I speak to the topic of transitioning from CIO to CEO, servant leadership, identifying the strengths of your team and company culture. If you are in the IT industry, lead a team or looking for resources to identify your own strengths - this episode has it all for you. Enjoy, Renee Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for career related tips and fun cocktail/mocktail recipes. 
29:44
January 28, 2020
Don't Hold Back + Spicy Margarita
Don't Hold Back + Spicy Margarita
So.Much.Fun to visit with a former classmate of Forest Lake High School -- Therese Molloy. We were dreaming of sandy beaches and sunny weather when we sipped on our Spicy Margaritas! Therese shares her wild journey of being featured as a singer, voiceover talent and actor in studios and on stages in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and in her current city of Minneapolis.  We chat on the topic of balancing the mom life and overcoming the anxiety of memorizing lines and being on stage in front of large audiences. Thanks for joining me Therese - can't wait to have you back to hear more about your next business venture so For more information on Therese and the Spicy Margarita we mixed up together, visit www.careersandcocktails.com Cheers!
35:03
January 21, 2020
A Great MN Whiskey With A Great MN Story + Brother Justus
A Great MN Whiskey With A Great MN Story + Brother Justus
Whiskey lovers, this is for you!  My dear friend Jodi Mayers who was featured on a previous episode (watch that HERE), introduced me to her favorite whiskey, Brother Justus. From that point on, I fell back in love with whiskey… it is honestly the BEST whiskey I've ever had. So you can imagine how thrilled I was when Phil Steger, the Founder of Brother Justus Whiskey Company accepted my invitation to join me in the studio. *The power of networking* Phil's background encompasses experience that ranges from working as a lawyer, community organizer, carpenter, manuscript scholar, CEO of a peace organization, and the Founder and CEO of Brother Justus Whiskey Company. Wowza! In this episode, Phil shares the deep rooted history of moonshining in Minnesota during Prohibition and how one monk in particular, Brother Justus, made an incredible impact on local farmers who turned to moonshining out of necessity. This is a great Minnesota Whiskey with a great Minnesota story that you don’t want to miss! Tune in to learn more about the incredible history behind Brother Justus and takeaway several cocktails you can make with a few simple ingredients you have at home. Cheers, Renee Learn more about Brother Justus, career related tips and so much more by visiting www.careersandcocktails.com #whiskey #brotherjustus #careersandcocktails #mnpride #drinklocal
01:12:22
January 14, 2020
Mindset & Money + Amaretto Sour
Mindset & Money + Amaretto Sour
As we enter a new year - no better time than NOW to talk about Mindset & Money!   Just over 5 years ago, there was a knock at my door at home.  I answered, and to my surprise, it was Michelle Johnson, a financial advisor in the area who was stopping by to introduce herself.     Fast forward to today, we are great friends, members of a Forward Thinking mastermind group and a solid support system for each other personally and professionally.     Can you believe all of that was ignited by a simple knock at my door?    At a time where I was working out of my basement and craving human interaction, Michelle showed up at the right place and right time.  (Another REAL LIFE example that networking can happen anywhere - even when sitting in your basement)   As we embark on a new year, Michelle and I wish for you to break free from your scarcity mindset and to not put limitations on yourself.  Let go of some of the good to make room for the great.  When that happens the results will amaze you.    Join Michelle and I for an Amaretto Sour and learn more about her career journey in the finance industry and some tips and tricks on a health mindset.   For more information, please visit www.careersandcocktails.com Cheers,  Renee
32:45
January 07, 2020
Actress & Voice Over Artist Janet Fogg + Stinger
Actress & Voice Over Artist Janet Fogg + Stinger
Actress & Voice Over Artist Janet Fogg joins us in the studio for one of her favorite past-time cocktails, the Stinger.     Often referred to as an "Old Society Drink" it could easily be mistaken for an Andes mint candy.  Check out the recipe here: https://bit.ly/2MX2WwT   Janet, seemingly a master storyteller, shares her memories of the luxurious days back in the 70's when going out for dinner was a sophisticated event.    Although the days of dressing in matching gloves, hats and party dresses have passed, the love for the simple palate cleansing drink the Stinger has not.     Janet's career journey has been diverse, from working at the Pentagon, navigating a successful career in commercial printing to now working on the 'Big Screen'.    Truly a renegade of her time, you don't want to miss this!     From the words of Janet:  "Follow Your Dream 🔆Believe In Yourself🔆Toot Your Own Horn" Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more info! 
31:51
December 31, 2019
Wander North Distillery + Snow White
Wander North Distillery + Snow White
Careers & Cocktails hit the road and went on-site to Wander North Distillery. We had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Daniel Metcalf, the Brand Ambassador at Wander North, a business leader, dreamer, curler, and deliverer of Woo. Daniel has 19 years of experience with multiple companies and roles driving sales and marketing results across industries. His experience and formal training immediately impacts sales, leadership, and performance to drive bottom-line results and company goals. As Daniel says, "life is better enjoyed with other people", so join in on the conversation and mix up a Wander North signature cocktail with us - - it is too good not to share! Snow White 2 oz Wander North Vodka 4 oz Apple Cider Splash of pomegranate Ice Cubes Rim Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon 1 Tablespoon Sugar Mix rim ingredients. Wet rim of martini glass and coat rim with mixture. Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into glass. ENJOY! Be sure to check out www.wandernorthdistillery.com to find a retail location near you! Just in time for your holiday cocktails! Check out www.careersandcocktails.com for more info! #drinklocal #careeradvice #podcasting #recruiter #brandambassador #careersandcocktails #wandernorthdistillery
14:47
December 17, 2019
On-Site at Wander North Distillery + Wander North Creamsicle
On-Site at Wander North Distillery + Wander North Creamsicle
Careers & Cocktails was thrilled to hit the road and go on-site to Wander North Distillery located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We had the opportunity to sit down with Brian Winter, the Founder and Owner of Wander North and taste his key products including vodka, gin and barreled gin - all of which are made from 100% Minnesota grown corn. #drinklocal Brian shares his journey of retiring from the Army as a Major and becoming his own boss as he embarked on his next chapter as the Owner and Operator of Wander North Distillery. One of Brian's favorite quotes is by JRR Tolkien, "Not all those who wander are lost" and that is at the core of his business. The name Wander North is tied to their philosophy that people should push boundaries in order to find their own way. Cheers to that Brian! Be sure to check out www.wandernorthdistillery.com to learn where you can purchase their spirits. And if you are looking for a low calorie, carb-free, keto-friendly cocktail - Brian has you covered with one of his signature cocktails: Wander North Creamsicle It is taste tested and podcast approved :) 2 oz Wander North Vodka 2 oz sparkling water Splash of water/flavor enhancer (Orange tangerine or mango peach are highly recommended!) Splash of whole milk, cream or half and half Mix in a an ice filled glass & enjoy! You won't be disappointed. For more information, check out www.careersandcocktails.com
17:12
December 17, 2019
The Power of Community + Tequila Cosmo
The Power of Community + Tequila Cosmo
Melissa Freiermuth, the queen of positivity, accountability and taking action joined me in the studio for a tequila cosmo! Melissa has a diverse background spanning from owning her own business, working in the funeral industry, building a career as a business coach and now most recently working in the technology field. Her passion lies in creating community, leveraging resources, collaborating with like-minded partners and building lasting relationships. She has an enthusiastic heart for business leaders which I can attest for as she played an integral part in mapping out my business plan at TalentQ and implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS). Game changer! Listen in on our conversation as Melissa shares her experience of boldly asking for the job she wanted, how she has navigated her career across industries and how she planted roots in a new community. Enjoy, Renee Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more information!  
40:34
December 10, 2019
Safety Abby + Two Women Lager (New Glarus Brewing Co.)
Safety Abby + Two Women Lager (New Glarus Brewing Co.)
Abby Ferri, a trailblazer in the safety community joined me in the studio for a New Glarus lager called Two Women. Abby had me on board when she said New Glarus, as it's a household name here in Wisconsin…but what I didn't know was that Deborah Carey, the President of New Glarus Brewing Company was the first woman to found and operate a brewery in the U.S!! Deborah, you are our IDOL. Join in on the conversation as Abby shares her journey of working in a male populated industry and how she creatively leverages social media to spread safety messages. Be sure to check this episode out on YouTube! Abby shows off some of her favorite personal protection equipment (PPE) and speaks to the effort made to widen the access to safe equipment for women. For more info on Abby and our drink of choice, visit www.careersandcocktails.com. Cheers to the trailblazers, Renee
47:35
December 03, 2019
Get Out Of Your Own Way + Honees Honees
Get Out Of Your Own Way + Honees Honees
Female entrepreneur, friend and beer lover Erin Mason, joins me in the studio to introduce me to one of her favorite beers - Honees Honees by Oliphant Brewing out of Somerset, WI.  Bursting with flavor, it has a a peanut buttery & honey taste...DELISH!   Erin and I are both part of a Forward Mastermind group where we meet weekly to discuss our wins, challenges and goals.  As small business owners we speak to the importance of getting out of our own way and continuously working on mindsets to overcome obstacles!   If you are a beer lover, small business owner, or ready to get out of your own way - Tune in!  Cheers 🍻 For more information, please visit www.careersandcocktails.com
21:55
November 26, 2019
What They Don't Teach You In Real Estate School + Arnold Palmer
What They Don't Teach You In Real Estate School + Arnold Palmer
Jill McNamee joins us in the studio for a classic Arnie Palmer.  Jill is a DYNAMO networker and relationship builder.   She shares insight into what it takes to be successful in a competitive market and chats on what they don't teach you in real estate school.   As Jill says, "Do not get ready to get ready, Just take action."  So sit back, hit play and enjoy 🥂 Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more!  Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media: 😊 Website: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/ Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/14839094/admin/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/careersandcocktails
29:09
November 21, 2019
Follow Your Intuition + Pinot Noir
Follow Your Intuition + Pinot Noir
A transplant from Wyoming to Minnesota, Mary Prevost is a gypsy at heart….and as you'll hear from the short rant in the beginning - is aspiring to become the Offensive Coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings. When asked what we should celebrate this week, Mary's response was to celebrate the 5 year anniversary of her role being eliminated. Being laid off was a life defining moment -- and she takes us on her journey of how that landed her in MN, living her best life as the business owner of Prevost Partners. …she even shares her largest challenge she has faced throughout her career - (a DRILL hostage situation gone wrong!) Mary chats on how building relationships builds businesses and how productivity should not be measured by how much time is spent behind a computer. As an expert story teller, Mary shares tips on how leverage social media, and more importantly how job seekers can leverage LinkedIn to share their story to grab the attention of Hiring Leaders. Cheers to that Mary! Join us for a glass of Pinot Noir as we celebrate the moms and dads, and the companies out there that understand the importance of flexibility in the workplace. Learn more about Mary and our cocktail at www.careersandcocktails.com.
43:48
November 14, 2019
May Hay While The Sun Shines + Moscow Mule
May Hay While The Sun Shines + Moscow Mule
Let me introduce you to Leon (aka Ben) Flottemesch, the most vibrant accountant you will ever meet! He joined me in the studio to mix up a Moscow Mule! A drink so good - and soooo simple to make! Did you know the Moscow mule got its name because vodka is so widely associated with Russia?  And the mule - well it's the ginger beer that gives it the extra kick of flavor! Rubber hit the road back in college when Ben worked in a door-to-door sales job and he chats on how this role helped develop his gregariousness and ability to communicate with people - something he has carried with him throughout his career. Ben has dedicated his career towards helping small business owners. As a people person with an accounting background - the pieces fell into place as he left corporate America and decided to become a business owner as a partner at Simma, Flottemesch & Orenstein. With retirement on the horizon, not only is Ben contemplating what his 'third act' will be, but he is also assisting his others do the same as he is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor. He emphasizes the importance of worrying about the things you can change, and prepare for the things that you cant. As Ben so graciously put it, "Make Hay While The Sun Shines"! Cheers to that Ben! You can find drink recipes and So.Much.More at www.careersandcocktails.com
34:17
November 14, 2019
Embracing A Growth Mindset + The Donnie Mule
Embracing A Growth Mindset + The Donnie Mule
Donnie Gupton and I are the prime example that there are no barriers to networking!  I have had the pleasure of working with Donnie for the past year - and it has been a game changer!   Through the power of social media we have been able to build a genuine relationship without ever meeting in person.   Are you overwhelmed with the beast of social media?  Or how to attract new clients to your business? Are you trying to work more efficiently but don't know where to start? I promise, you're not alone.  Donnie has great tips on how to leverage social media and how to get out of your own way so you can focus on what you do best - providing value to your clients.     Join me for a "Donnie Mule" and listen in as we chat about lead generation, social media tools and setting realistic expectations to achieve the most momentum.   Cheers 🥂 Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more information! 
32:39
November 05, 2019
Carajillo + Productivity
Carajillo + Productivity
Want your coffee to be a bit stronger? We added Licor 43 to ours! 😍 Join me as I mix up a Carajillo and chat about how I juggle being a mom, wife and business owner.   A key to my success is a routine.  It's no secret that every hour of my day is strategically calendared out.   At the foundation of my routine is exercise.  After years of feeling deflated and struggling with my weight I dove deep inside and did some  reflecting to determine how I could improve my situation.    You have to ask yourself, "What works for you?" What works for me will not absolutely work for you.  However, I assure you that creating a routine with sustainable goals will.  Enjoy a cocktail with me and let's chat about getting a routine in place…and sticking to it!  Cheers, Renee Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more tips and drink recipes! 
09:48
October 29, 2019
Don't Take Yourself Too Seriously + Summer Shandy
Don't Take Yourself Too Seriously + Summer Shandy
When asked, "What would you tell your 20 year old self?" Aaron's response was, "Take a Risk- Don't Take Yourself Too Seriously." Cheers to that Aaron!🍻 That is advice that is relevant to everyone no matter their age. Aaron Soule, owner of Three Rivers Consulting joins me in the studio for a Summer Shandy. With a background in finance and accounting, Aaron debunks the nerdy stereotype often affiliated with those fields and shares his journey of going after his MBA and later owing his own consulting business. We chat about knowing when the time is right to start a business - - the feelings involved and the grit it takes to build from the ground up. Are you racking your brain to think of a million dollar idea or supreme product? Your experience and tenacity may be what it takes to launch a successful business. Cheers, Renee Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for more info!
20:53
October 29, 2019
The Superpower of Confidence + Jeremiah Weed Sweet Tea Lemonade
The Superpower of Confidence + Jeremiah Weed Sweet Tea Lemonade
Listen in as Chum Struve and I dive in to the difference between Confidence vs. Arrogance and the importance of being able to articulate your skills and worth to hiring leaders. Chum and I met way back in 2005 when we worked together as recruiters. Have you ever had a falling out with someone - - - only to find YEARS later, that it was simply over a misunderstanding!? Chum and I are a perfect example of just that. Fortunately for us, we were able to sip on a spiked Arnie Palmer and give it a good laugh as we chatted about our friendship, career journeys and things we've learned along the way. We share our story of reuniting and the lesson to be learned from making assumptions. We also chat on the topics of interviewing - and our belief that it is not the most qualified candidate that gets the job - - - it's the one that interviews the best! So tune in - whether you have been recently laid off, are considering changing careers, or need to get out of your comfort zone. Chum hits all of these topics …. Plus so much more! Cheers, Renee Check out www.careersandcocktails.com for more info and drink recipes! 
30:35
October 29, 2019
Don't Let Fear Hold You Back + Clase Azul Tequila
Don't Let Fear Hold You Back + Clase Azul Tequila
Steph Beedle - A friend and fellow business owner joins me to sip on my favorite tequila - Clase Azul! IT.IS.SO.GOOD! Dangerously good. Join in on the conversation to learn how Steph went from struggling in school - to owning and leading a company that is on target to exceed 1M in sales this year! Not only is she a kick ass business owner, she shares with me the value of having a growth mindset and takes that to heart as she grows and develops her team. We chat on the topics of working in an multi-generational workplace, setting goals and how important it is to not let fear get in the way of your dreams! As a business owner, Steph owes a great deal of her success to her mentality of not being afraid to get down and dirty - - she shares how that attitude directly affects her team their work ethic. She even gets personal and shares her biggest failure as a business owner - and how she has overcome it to exceed her goals! Learn more about this episode at www.careersandcocktails.com Cheers to no limits, Renee
34:55
October 22, 2019
The Power of Relationships + Dirty Martini
The Power of Relationships + Dirty Martini
Former Targeteer Jeff Marwede joins us in the studio for one of his favorite cocktails, a dirty martini. A recruiter at heart, Jeff shares his journey of getting hired at Target Corp and how he transitioned out of talent acquisition into technology. Have you ever heard the saying, "It's not what you know, it's who you know"? In this episode we dive into the power of relationships, internal networking and how to cultivate deeper engagements with stakeholders to drive business further. Jeff and I share the #1 way to land a job - and how you can embrace your soft skills to land your dream job even if you don't check all the marks. Jeff gets personal as he shares how he manages his family, work and side hustle, and how he kicked cancers ass while still showing up for family and work. Tune in for a piece of humble pie…mix up a dirty martini and listen in to learn the power of relationships. Cheers, Renee Life is short - Do Something That You Love! Book a call with recruiting expert, Renee Frey: https://guide.talentq.net/schedule-your-call/ I wrote a book!! Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2 Download the Supply Chain Leaders Hiring Guide here: https://guide.talentq.net/guide/ Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media: 😊 Website: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/ Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/14839094/admin/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/careersandcocktails Favorite Careers & Cocktails on your podcast directory so you don't miss an episode!
41:25
October 22, 2019
Chambong + Amazon
Chambong + Amazon
In my 17 years of recruiting I have had the opportunity to recruit for some of the most desirable companies across the nation - - Amazon being one of them.   Amazon's bar for talent is unmatched.  Listen in as I chat about how Amazon hires the best and the brightest and what you can expect during the interview process.  We also have some laughs as I chat about a recent trip to Amazon where I was introduced to a new and unconventional way to drink champagne.   The Chambong! Who can remember the first time they did a beer bong!?  Well this brought me back to those days!   Always down to try new things - Megan Tatge and I give it a whirl!   ✨Get your own Chambong at: https://amzn.to/2NDFIN6  ✨ Cheers🥂 Renee For cocktail recipes, pictures, videos and so much more visit: www.careersandcocktails.com
09:48
October 22, 2019
Bourbon Old Fashioned + Resignation Letters
Bourbon Old Fashioned + Resignation Letters
Join me for a Bourbon Old Fashioned and let's chat about knowing when it's time to leave your current employer.  I'm told by candidates all the time, "I don't know if I'm ready to leave my current role."   It's a big decision.  Its emotional.  I get it, your job affects your livelihood and if you have a family to support, the decision can feel extremely heavy.   So, my answer to the question "How do I know I'm ready to leave my job?" is you need to write your resignation letter.  Sounds cheesy right?  Actually, I just recently told a gentleman to write his resignation letter - - and he laughed and told me how cheesy that sounds.   I stand by my answer.  Write your resignation letter early on in your job search.  The emotions and feelings will flood in, and help you determine if you are ready to leave.   If you determine now is not the right time, there are questions you can ask your employer to enhance your current position.  Listen in and gain the courage to speak to your leaders.  For more information, recipes and behind the scene pics, check out www.careersandcocktails.com Cheers to loving what you do,  Renee
10:52
October 15, 2019
Millennials In The Workplace + Apple Cider Mules
Millennials In The Workplace + Apple Cider Mules
Mix up an Apple Cider Mule and join in on my conversation with Lyndsey Bunger.   Lyndsey's background encompasses hospitality, mortgage and real estate. As a millennial in the workplace, Lyndsey discusses how she is able to effectively manage her team, embrace generational differences in the workplace and balance the mom life, work life and her side hustle of real estate.   Moving from Minnesota to Seattle, Lyndsey shares her journey of how she adapted to a new culture and merged her passion of real estate with her career at a real estate start-up.   Lyndsey even shares the humbling experience of meeting a few famous people along the way.  ......(spoiler alert...JEFF BEZOS 😲) For anyone who is looking for the courage to ask for what they want - - and land a job that feels like a hobby...this episode is for you.   P.S.  In this episode you will learn that I am clearly a cocktail enthusiast - and NOT an expert!  I made the goof of doubling the vodka - - but hey, it was still delicious 😃 For the complete recipe, visit us at www.careersandcocktails.com   🍹 If you are a cocktail expert - reach out - would love to collaborate! Cheers,  Renee
26:25
October 15, 2019
How To Show Up As Your Best Self + The Kristen Paloma
How To Show Up As Your Best Self + The Kristen Paloma
Kristen Brown joins us in the studio to share how to show up for your BEST self - even if you are going through a hard time.   We get personal as Kristen shares her journey of how she left corporate America after being widowed unexpectedly with a new baby during the economic crash.   Kristen's super actionable and nerdy-research-proven methods for work/life alignment, leadership, and personal power are a result of her experiences as a bestselling author, worldwide speaker, energy medicine practitioner, 15-year corporate leader, widowed mom, and RYT-200 yoga teacher.  With that list can you believe she is an introvert?!   We couldn't either - but she shares perspective on how she manages her mom life with business life while still managing to speak with and inspire thousands of people across the nation.   Join me as we mix up a 'Kristen Paloma', give tips on how to get out of your comfort zone and remind you that in the end, everything is going to be OK.   Cheers!
40:03
October 15, 2019
Attorney Turned Winemaker + Fowler Wine
Attorney Turned Winemaker + Fowler Wine
Wine Lovers..this is episode is for you! My dear friend Rob Fowler puts me to a wine taste test....(Spoiler Alert....I failed 😣) and chats about his journey of graduating from MIT, practicing law and embracing his love for wine by becoming a licensed Wisconsin winery. Get ready to geek out on Rob's wine knowledge!! 🤩 We dive into his law background and discuss the essentials to have in place when starting a business, the meticulous planning that is involved and the validity of non-competes. 
31:09
October 08, 2019
What Keeps Me Up At Night + Nespresso
What Keeps Me Up At Night + Nespresso
'Wake Up. Kick Ass. Repeat' is a mantra I live by - and drinking my morning Nespresso out of my kick ass coffee cup is a daily reminder to continue working toward the goals I've set for myself.   So, what keeps me up at night and craving those morning shots of Nespresso?   RE-RECRUITING MY TEAM.   It is always at the forefront of my mind. In fact, one of my all time favorite interview questions to ask Hiring Leaders is, "What Keeps You Up At Night?"   Not only will it uncover what is on that leaders mind at that given moment regarding their team and organization, it will shed light on things that may have not previously uncovered during the interview.  Every employee has different needs - and Pam Borton's book 'On Point' shed light on the re-recruiting mentality and was a wake up call for me in my own organization.   Join me for a cup of coffee as I share the mistake I made as a Hiring Leader, and tools and tricks you can do to not make the same mistake! Cheers,  Renee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Books To Read  📖 On Point by Pam Borton: https://amzn.to/2AM77EV 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: https://amzn.to/31WWUBu 5 Love Languages https://amzn.to/2V9U1e6 5 Love Languages of Children https://amzn.to/2Io2oO5 Get your Nespresso here: https://amzn.to/2AQsXHz
09:02
October 08, 2019
Finding Joy With Roxane Battle
Finding Joy With Roxane Battle
How lucky am!?!?   Roxane Battle, award winning author, veteran television journalist, author and mom sat down with me to enjoy some bubbly as we chatted about the difference between being 'Happy' and 'Choosing Joy'.    Listen in as Roxane gives a  sneak peak into the television industry.  How stories get on TV.  How a reporter earns their keep.  The challenge of approaching new stories.  The interview process for a broadcasting position. Newsroom politics.  The benefit of always asking 'Why?'    Roxane shares with us her most memorable news story - - and most embarrassing moment on-screen!  Roxane's book 'Pockets of Joy, Deciding to Be Happy, Choosing to Be Free' will inspire you to find Joy in your life, no matter what you are facing.    GET YOUR COPY HERE: https://amzn.to/2LVYAWp  GET YOUR JOURNAL HERE: https://amzn.to/2LVYMoB   Enjoy 🥂   3 Ways to Listen:    ✨Tune in on your favorite podcast directory: Stitcher, Itunes, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic   ✨Subscribe to Careers & Cocktails on Youtube to watch the episodes   ✨Visit www.careersandcocktails.com for photos, cocktail recipes, career tips & So.Much.More!!
33:34
October 08, 2019
Brother Justus & Jodi Mayers
Brother Justus & Jodi Mayers
"I don't think I've ever had a better whiskey in my life!"  Renee sips on Brother Justus whiskey with Jodi Mayers, Owner of Jodi Mayers & Style Partners. When you have a question about the whiskey you are drinking…what do you do? Call the owner!  (Thanks Phil)  The power of networking 😃 Jodi’s belief is that style is nothing unless it’s personal. Women and men of all ages and body types should be able to find something unique, flattering, and that makes them feel confident. Jodi shares her personal and professional journey of leaving corporate america to uncover her true passion.   We also share the #1 thing women are missing in their closet and give tips on how to show up as your best self in interviews If you are considering moving from the corporate world to becoming your own boss or looking to enhance your personal brand….this conversation has you covered. 
46:02
October 01, 2019
The Most Cost Effective Way To Hire Talent & Surly Furious
The Most Cost Effective Way To Hire Talent & Surly Furious
Did you know Surly was named after the owner's frustration with not being able to find a high quality beer? Many hiring leaders can relate to the 'Surly' feeling of unqualified applicants applying to their openings.   And if you are a Job Seeker...you may be feeling the pain of Applicant Tracking Systems (the black hole of resumes!). Join us for a Surly Furious as Renee Frey dives into the Most Cost Effective Way to Fill Job Openings and how to be seen as a candidate.   Cheers! 🥂
14:35
October 01, 2019
Champs With A Champ
Champs With A Champ
Superstar Stacey Stratton, marketing guru and President of True Talent Group, joins us for some bubbles and to celebrate the FIRST episode of Careers & Cocktails.  Learn the difference between Sparking Wine, Champagne, Cava & Prosecco as Stacey & Renee sip their bubbly in Riedel glassware.  (The Best of the Best - Get yours HERE: https://amzn.to/2nh8gkT) Expert Recruiters and Female Entrepreneurs Renee & Stacey share everything from their horrible interview experiences to their favorite boss stories!   They hit all the topics including how to persevere through conflict in the workplace, their favorite interview questions to ask, aligning core values and the importance of networking.  Life is short - Do Something That You Love! Book a call with recruiting expert, Renee Frey: https://guide.talentq.net/schedule-your-call/   I wrote a book!! Buy it here: https://amzn.to/31LnPk2 Download the Supply Chain Leaders Hiring Guide here: https://guide.talentq.net/guide/ Come Say ‘Hi’ On Social Media: 😊 Website: https://www.careersandcocktails.com/ Connect with Me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneefrey/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/14839094/admin/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/careersandcocktails
25:10
October 01, 2019
Trailer
Trailer
Welcome to my Podcast! If you have a job, wan't a job, need a job you are our kind of people!  Follow us on social media @careersandcocktails Cheers! Renee Music from Hooksounds Music by HookSounds
00:59
July 15, 2019