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The Career Growth Podcast

The Career Growth Podcast

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Welcome to The Career Growth Podcast! Each week, your hosts Lucie, Vinay and Julia will be coming together to discuss the ins and outs of what it means to work in some of the biggest industries. From Investment Banking to Marketing to Financial Consulting, we chat with CEOs, founders, and other experts to get their advice on how you can get your foot in the door and build your career!
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Episode 24: Knowing When It's Time To Leave A Role

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Episode 24: Knowing When It's Time To Leave A Role
In our final episode of the season, we discuss what to do if you're ready to progress your career to the next level, company or role. Using the departure of one of our dear hosts Lucie, we explain why putting yourself and your career above a company is essential.  In our final note for this season, we'd like to say thank you to our audience for trusting us to help you grow your career. Though we are saying goodbye now, it's not goodbye forever. Stay tuned for season 2! Hosts: Lucie Morris, Julia Hurtado and Vinay Vimalan
36:32
March 24, 2021
Ep. 23: The World of Cyptocurrency Ft. Oleg Giberstein & Gabriele Musella
In our latest episode, we speak to Gabriele and Oleg - the co-founders of Coinrule - one of the Top FinTech companies in the UK. Gabriele and Oleg discuss what it's like to work in the cryptocurrency industry and the key skills you need to build a career in it. If you're looking to go into the FinTech industry, especially if you're interested in cryptocurrency, then this episode is for you.  Got a Career Dilemma? Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you want our experts' advice. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris Guest Speaker: Oleg Giberstein & Gabriele Musella 
53:13
March 16, 2021
Ep 22: Welcome to the Buzzing World of PR ft. Marco Fiori
We get the behind the scenes scoop in the world of Public Relations with the Managing Director of Bamboo PR, Marco Fiori. Marco discusses how he went from being a video games journalist to Director in the PR Industry, and the skill set you will need to be a success in this field and how you get your foot in the door. If you been looking to learn what life is like in Public Relations, this episode is for you.  Got a Career Dilemma? Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you want our experts' advice. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris Guest Speaker: Marco Fiori
53:10
March 10, 2021
Episode 21: Business Development is NOT always sales ft. Lucia Piseddu
Continuing our industry-specific series hosts Lucie, Vinay and Julia bring on guest speaker Lucia Piseddu. As the founder of The BD School, Lucia definitely knows a thing or two about what it takes to succeed in business development. Lucia walks the hosts through her career journey, the definition of business development, key resources & skills and finally, what she believes it will take to be successful in this industry. Get ready to you'll feel more knowledgeable than you were by the end of the episode.  Got a Career Dilemma? Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you want our experts' advice. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris Guest Speaker: Lucia Piseddu
01:00:27
March 02, 2021
Episode 20: How To Get Into Digital Marketing in 2021
To kick off our industry-specific episodes, Hosts Vinay, Julia and Lucie invite the Managing Director and Marketing Guru of Be A Bear Marketing Agency, Max Maharajh. Max gives a tell-all into what it means to be a successful marketer in 2021, the key skills to have when applying for marketing roles, the best resources to upskill yourself and if he's hiring for a role in his company. If you're ready to be a marketing powerhouse, you don't want to miss this episode.  Got a Career Dilemma? Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you want our experts' advice. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris Guest Speaker: Max Maharajh
52:31
February 24, 2021
Episode 19: How to break up with your major
Looking to break up with your degree and get into another industry? Hosts Vinay, Lucie and Julia give the top ways to successfully break into a new industry and role. Trust us; you're going to want to write this down.  Got a Career Dilemma? Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you want our experts' advice. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris
33:14
February 14, 2021
Episode 18: Top 5 In-Demand Soft Skills for 2021
Hosts Lucie, Vinay and Julia discuss the 5 In-Demand Soft Skills you need to master in 2021. They also cover why they are important and how you can start working on them today.  Got a Career Dilemma? Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you want our experts' advice. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris 
33:32
February 10, 2021
Episode 17: Listeners Dilemmas: "I'm struggling with remote learning"
Hosts Lucie, Vinay, and Julia come together to answer your career dilemmas about remote learning, psychometric tests and how to make your CV fire!  Got a Career Dilemma? Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you want our experts' advice.  Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris
28:12
February 03, 2021
Episode 16: Why Diversity in The Workplace Matters with Sonya Barlow
Diversity and inclusion are crucial for any workplace and ultimately, life itself. In this episode, hosts Lucie, Vinay, and Julia speak with Diversity and Inclusion coach Sonya Barlow an award-winning entrepreneur, founder of the @LMFnetwork, and motivational speaker. Sonya gives advice and actionable tips on creating a more inclusive culture whilst learning how to stand up and speak out against discrimination.  Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris Guest Speaker: Sonya Barlow
01:05:57
January 27, 2021
Episode 15: New Year, New You, New Resolutions?
In our first episode of 2021, hosts Vinay, Lucie, and Julia talk about their New Resolutions as well as their tried and true method of keeping resolutions to help you meet all your #goals for the new year!  Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris
32:40
January 13, 2021
Episode 14: How do you ask for a pay rise?
When is the best time to ask for a pay rise? How can you negotiate for a pay rise at work? Hosts Vinay, Lucie, and Julia discuss this "touchy" subject to help you prepare, plan and successfully execute asking for a higher salary or more responsibilities in your graduate role.  Please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram if you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris
29:15
December 23, 2020
Episode 13: Career Trends To Watch Out For in 2021
With the year quickly coming to a close, we discuss new changes, expectations and trends to expect from all industries in 2021. So grab your notebook and pen because we are dropping all the tea that you won't want to miss if you're looking to evaluate your career game in the New Year.  If you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morr
41:02
December 16, 2020
Episode 12: "How Do I Get Over Imposter Syndrome?"
In this episode, Vinay, Lucie and Julia read some of the career dilemmas we've received from our listeners and provide our best advice on how to solve them. From imposter syndrome to being jealous of a fellow colleague to endless job rejections, we cover a whole range of topics that you don't want to miss!  If you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris
42:27
December 09, 2020
Episode 11: "Do Recruiters Only Spend 6 Seconds Looking at My CV?
This week Vinay, Lucie, and Julia come together to talk about the actual time spent on your CV, the differences between a CV & a Resume, and what to have and what not to have your CV. We also discuss talk about tips and tricks to help your CV stand out from the crowd.  If you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris
42:19
December 02, 2020
Episode 10: How to get career experience while at University
We've all been there, pulling all-nighters, trying to find time to meet and complete group projects, revising for exams and then you're told you also need to be gaining career experience at the same time, and you think there's no way I can do all of that. We know it can be hard to add relevant career experience to your CV during this time. In this episode, we discuss the top 10 ways to get career experience and the time commitment you'll need for them. You won't want to miss out on this episode.  If you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris
53:54
November 25, 2020
Bonus Episode: Learn about us!
You've heard hosts Lucie, Julia and Vinay give their expert opinion on career development and their jobs. In this bonus episode, listen to them give you a little insight into who they are and how they came to be in their current positions. From what their favourite meals are to things they are struggling within their career, you don't want to miss out on the insider scoop of these three hosts.   If you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris
49:51
November 18, 2020
Episode 9: What it's like to work at Accenture with Digital Strategy Manager Gopika Jem
In our 9th episode, we've invited Digital Strategist Manager Gopika Jem from Accenture! Gopika gives us the low-down on what it's like to work at one of the biggest consulting firms in the world on a day-to-day basis, the projects she has covered throughout her years as a Digital Strategist and insider knowledge into Accenture's application process and working culture.  If you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris LinkedIns: www.linkedin.com/in/-juliahurtado, https://www.linkedin.com/in/vinay-vimalan/, https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucie-morris-504b27160/
57:47
November 11, 2020
Episode 8: Does Work History Matter?
Hosts Lucie, Vinay, and Julia discuss whether having relevant work history is a game-changer when it comes to applying for roles. The hosts' debate on the importance of work history for employers and how you can utilise your experience to get your foot in the door, ask for a promotion or land your dream job.  If you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris LinkedIns: www.linkedin.com/in/-juliahurtado, https://www.linkedin.com/in/vinay-vimalan/, https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucie-morris-504b27160/
52:30
November 04, 2020
Episode 7: How to master the art of interviewing
In this episode, we discuss the importance of interviewing well and the key characteristics interviewers look for when speaking to candidates. We also give tips and advice on how you can master the art of interviewing.  If you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram. Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris
41:50
October 28, 2020
Episode 6: An insider's look into the buzzing world of FinTech
As the co-founder of StorkCard, one of the fastest-growing FinTechs in London, Bruce Pannaman joins us to discuss why he believes FinTech is reshaping the financial industry, what an entry-level role looks like in FinTech and what it takes to impress a founder like himself. He runs us through his journey from being a Mechanical Engineering student to creating two of his own companies and shares his advice on how to stay on top of the ever-evolving industry that is Financial Tech.  If you would like our experts' advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram.  Hosts: Julia Hurtado, Vinay Vimalan, Lucie Morris  Guest Speaker: Bruce Pannaman  Linkedin account for Bruce Pannaman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bruce-pannaman/  StorkCard: https://www.storkcard.com/ 
01:00:14
October 19, 2020
Episode 5: The Controversy of International Internships
Vinay, Julia, and Lucie come together to discuss the pros and cons of international internships and why they are considered a controversial method of gaining career experience. Join them as they talk about the various ways to find international internships, how to utilise them to your benefit as well as how to gain International experience without having to move abroad. If you would like our expert advice on your career dilemmas, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram or Twitter. 
51:35
October 12, 2020
Episode 4: So you want to get into the HealthTech industry?
In this episode, we sit down with Johann Malawana - Founder and CEO of Medics Academy as he tells us more about his journey from becoming a doctor to the founding of a thriving HealthTech company and Leadership Academy. We also discuss what skills are need for you to get in and excel in the industry and what it takes to impress a CEO.  If you would like to send us your career dilemmas to get our experts advice, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram or Twitter. Be sure to follow your hosts Vinay, Lucie, and Julia on Linkedin! 
01:22:36
October 05, 2020
Episode 3: From Sprite to Start-ups: Are Start-ups a secret golden nugget for career experience?
In our 3rd episode, we talk about what it means to consider a start-up company and how they are different from multinational corporations. We also discuss whether it's worth interning for a start-up and how they can be your golden ticket to gain the immensely valuable and relevant experience needed to help you with your career growth as well as helping you take your career to the next level.  If you would like to send us your career dilemmas to get our experts advice, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram or Twitter. 
49:43
September 28, 2020
Episode 2: What does it mean to be a financial consultant with the Managing Director of Hansuke
The consulting industry is one of the most popular and sought after industry for many graduates in today's market. In this episode, we brought on Managing Director of a financial-consultancy firm based in London, Ali Kazimi. Together, we discuss what different avenues you can pursue in consultancy, how to effectively answer the question "What type of consulting do you want to be in?" and how you get your foot in the door.  Ali has a very impressive background and has worked in London for over 3 decades with firms such as PwC, GE, Citi, Barclays, to name a few, and worked his way up to Partner level at both Mazars and Deloitte. He is now the Managing Director of Hansuke Consulting, a financial consulting firm, he founded in 2016.  Check him out on LinkedIn, as well as our hosts Vinay, Lucie, and Julia.  If you would like to send us your career dilemmas to get our experts advice, please send an email to thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com or drop us a message on our Instagram or Twitter. 
58:57
September 28, 2020
Episode 1: Do Internships Even Matter?
Do internships actually matter when it comes to securing a full-time offer?  Hosts Lucie, Vinay, and Julia come together to discuss if internships are vital to helping you get a competitive edge in the job market. We discuss the pros and cons of an internship, the types of internships available and whether we think you should consider doing one.  Got a career situation you want to get advice on? Send us an email at thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com, and we will read your career situation on our show and give you our experts' advice. You can also follow us on Instagram at @thecareergrowthpodcast. You can also find your hosts Julia, Lucie, and Vinay on Linkedin.
52:35
September 28, 2020
Welcome to the Career Growth Podcast!
Welcome to the Career Growth Podcast! Each week, your hosts Lucie, Vinay and Julia will be coming together to discuss the ends and outs of what it means to work in some of the biggest industries in the job market. From Investment Banking to Marketing to Financial Consulting, we bring on CEOs, founders, and other experts for their advice into how you can get your foot in the door. Want us to advise you on how you can build your career? Send us your career dilemmas at thecareergrowthpodcast@capital-placement.com.  Want to continue the discussion? Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, or use the hashtag #thecgpodcast! 
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