Blog Talk Radio Show

Resumes, Cover Letters, and Your Personal Branding Questions Answered – Blog Talk Radio

– Posted in: Blog Talk Radio Show, career coaching, marketing yourself

Career marketing/ personal branding is the theme of the latest episode of the SixFigureStart Career Coaching radio show on Blog Talk Radio. I answer questions from a recent workshop with mid- to senior-level executives organized by Eruditus and Columbia Business School: If you are looking to return to the previous company, are there any specific [...]

Negotiating For Job Title

– Posted in: Blog Talk Radio Show, negotiate and close the offer

Today’s radio show episode is about offer negotiation, specifically negotiating for job title, not compensation, benefits, or the many other factors that go into an offer. Hannah asks:  I’ve been a newspaper editor about six years. The job I’m pursuing is in magazine editing. The position has previously been termed copyeditor, but it hasn’t been [...]

Money Management Is Career Management – 5 Moves You Can Make In Minutes

– Posted in: Blog Talk Radio Show, career management

In this episode, I cover money management because money and career are tightly linked. I share 5 of my favorite tips and strategies, including: • Money education resources, including my personal favorites • How employers vet your money skills in the hiring process and how you can stay on top of this • Why networking [...]

How To Get Unstuck And Break Out Of A Rut When Your Career Has Stalled

– Posted in: Blog Talk Radio Show, career coaching

There are many ways that a career has stalled: One communications entrepreneur landed promising clients and publicity early, only to have recent leads dry up. A human resources director landed several interviews but no callbacks. An operations manager knows his current employer is too small to keep him challenged (and paid competitively) but every time [...]

How To Get The Experience Employers Are Looking For When You Are Changing Careers

– Posted in: Blog Talk Radio Show, career change

Ruby asks: What’s the best way to gain the experience and exposure employers are looking for when you are changing careers and you don’t have the experience? Remember, experience doesn’t have to mean paid, full-time experience. Think volunteer, freelance/ consulting, even cross-functional experience within your existing employer. Don’t forget the knowledge and expertise that comes [...]

Why ‘Showing Up’ Is Critical To Career Success – Blog Talk Radio Interview With Career Coach Liz Colodny

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In this episode of the SixFigureStart Career Advice Radio Show, I interview former recruiter turned career coach Liz Colodny, formerly hiring for Citigroup and Frito Lay and now coaching MBA students (Cornell, NYU, Fordham) through executives. Liz talks about why “showing up” with a positive energy is critical to career success — in interviews, meetings, [...]

Mental Toughness For Job Seekers – Blog Talk Radio Interview With Peak Performance Expert Renita Kalhorn

– Posted in: Blog Talk Radio Show, motivation

In this episode of the SixFigureStart Career Advice Radio Show, I interview peak performance expert Renita Kalhorn (coach to Navy SEAL candidates!) about mental toughness for job seekers. We talk about how job seekers can perform at their best in high-stakes, high-anxiety situations like job interviews: Check Out Self Help Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio [...]

Job Search Tips For Students – Blog Talk Radio Interview With Campus Recruiting Expert Laura Bassin

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In this episode of the SixFigureStart Career Advice Radio Show, I interview campus recruiting expert Laura Bassin, formerly with Columbia University and Fordham University, about job search tips for students and recent graduates, particularly international students looking to work in the US. We talk about the importance of getting out of your comfort zone, with [...]

The Need To Put Yourself Out There Has Increased – Blog Talk Radio Interview With Career Coach Katie Volz

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In this episode of the SixFigureStart Career Advice Radio Show, I interview former recruiter turned career coach Katie Volz about job search in today’s job market. We talk about the importance of networking — which hasn’t changed — and embracing new channels, such as social media — which is a change. Katie talks about how [...]

Finding A Job Is More Complex – Blog Talk Radio Interview With Career Coach Sharon Small

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In this episode of the SixFigureStart Career Advice Radio Show, I interview former HR professional turned career coach Sharon Small about finding a job in today’s job market. We talk about new trends, what works, and what doesn’t work. Sharon talks about how the hiring process is now more “layered” with more interviews and a [...]