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This podcast inteviews the women who work for Lola.com You'll hear their stories about their worst jobs, last book, advice to their 18 year-old selves and more.

This podcast inteviews the women who work for Lola.com You'll hear their stories about their worst jobs, last book, advice to their 18 year-old selves and more.
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United States

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This podcast inteviews the women who work for Lola.com You'll hear their stories about their worst jobs, last book, advice to their 18 year-old selves and more.

Twitter:

@lolatravel

Language:

English


Episodes

Loving who you are and taking all of you: Jackie Glenn

11/13/2019
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In this special episode of Table Fries, Jeanne's guest is author, Jackie Glenn. Right out of the gate Jeanne asked her for the one word that describes her. Authentic. You'll have no doubt after this episode that authentic is the perfect word for her. She admits that sometimes she may not be nice, depending on when you catch her in the day, but she'll always be an authentic truth-teller. Jeanne and Jackie talked about the inspiration for her book, Lift as I Climb (available on Amazon here)....

Duration:00:26:25

Take a risk and embrace failure to add to your skills.

10/22/2019
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Being able to change locations and views gives Kelsey Duryea a breath of fresh air to engage and enjoy her sales calls. When Kelsey thinks about her best days they are actually the autopilot days where instincts run until the end of the day. Her biggest piece of advice is to embrace failure, otherwise, you stay stuck in known and past successes rather than challenging yourself to risk new successes by diving into the unknown. Tune in to see what lobsters, lettuce and lola.com have in...

Duration:00:25:50

Take a chance and do what you love.

10/9/2019
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From a stay-at-home-Mom to taking care of business travelers, Susan’s tenacious work and attitude play a big role in the Lola.com office. As one of the first ‘wombats’ on the customer service team, Susan describes herself as a ‘hyperfocused’ person who believes people should do what they love in life. Staying true to her word, she decided to join Lola and has enjoyed the ‘wicked-loving’ office culture every day since. To hear more about her background and work experiences these past 3.5...

Duration:00:23:35

Building Confidence

9/24/2019
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Megan Herr and Zoe Weiss are members of the first-ever intern class at Lola.com. Before heading back to school, they made sure to have a discussion with Jeanne about their internship experience and each of their biggest takeaways. Megan is a rising sophomore at the University of Virginia spending her days working with data and ‘behind the scenes marketing.’ Zoe is a rising junior at Brown University working with the engineering team on adding features and solving problems through code. To...

Duration:00:19:45

Branching out early in your career can set your success path.

9/9/2019
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Emily Parker is Jeanne's guest today. She and Jeanne talk about the Annual Lola Quest and how this one will be better than any previous ones, Honey Dew Donuts and McDonald's, and how determination isn't always about completing things in your comfort zone - sometimes it's about being determined to overcome fears and using that as an asset in your professional growth. Emily Parker-Woodland is the Marketing Programs Manager at Lola.com, where she is responsible for events and co-marketing. She...

Duration:00:24:21

Being Vocal About Your Passions

8/21/2019
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Alyssa Garty has come a long way since her first job scooping bird feed in her New Hampshire home town. She was part of the original Lola pack and started as a Wombat over three years ago. Alyssa now works in Product as a Technical Project Manager, but she still holds our Customer Core value close to her heart. She’s a travel management and customer service junkie, a passionate rule follower, and relentlessly gets stuff done. Over the years, Alyssa has learned the importance of speaking up...

Duration:00:32:37

Be the light

8/5/2019
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Shelby Byrnes is a Service Manager on the Customer Support Team at Lola.com. Though she had a degree in Geography as well as experience working in special education, she didn’t have any idea of what she wanted long-term in her career. She ended up taking advice from a co-worker who advised her to do what she loves most – travel. We’re so glad she’s able to channel her passion at Lola! Shelby describes herself as a glass-full type of person who is always trying to put people around her in a...

Duration:00:26:40

Always Be Learning

7/23/2019
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From Pittsburgh to San Francisco to Boston over the past few years, Sonia is no stranger to different parts of the US. Listen to her conversation with Lola.com’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into Sonia’s thoughts on her experience becoming a software engineer, love for problem-solving, and much more. About Jeanne's Guest, Sonia Chevli: Sonia Chevli is a new frontend software engineer at Lola.com. She works on the booking team where she is...

Duration:00:23:01

Pursuing Your Passion and Where It Can Take You.

7/8/2019
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When she’s not working as Lola’s Senior Financial Analyst, you can find Chelsey taste testing all of the pizza joints around Boston, bopping around to local breweries, or sparring in an Everybody Fights boxing class. Listen to her conversation with Lola.com’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into Chelsey’s thoughts on why Lola’s ‘Wicked Loving’ culture and passion is what is important to her. About Jeanne's guest: Chelsey Fazio is the Senior...

Duration:00:26:07

Who can you love today?

6/26/2019
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It’s never a dull moment with Liz Mongrello. Whether you find her singing around the office or onboarding a crew of new Lola team members, she’s always bringing a cheerful attitude to her work. Listen to her conversation with Lola.com’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into Liz’s thoughts on her experience in the past roles, love for a cappella, and much more. About Jeanne's guest: Liz Mongrello is the Office Manager at Lola.com, where she works to...

Duration:00:27:51

Are we on a rocketship?

6/11/2019
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Krista Pappas is a tried and true road warrior. Between her 20+ years in the travel industry and flying non-stop back and forth between Tampa and New Jersey to meet with Lola’s partners, she knows what it’s like to be on the move. Listen to her conversation with Lola.com’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into Krista’s thoughts on her experience in the travel industry, why she feels like she’s on a rocket ship, and more. About our guest: Krista...

Duration:00:25:10

Do more push ups.

5/20/2019
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Rachel Neasham has never been one to turn down a challenge. And when things become challenging or she needs a source of fuel, here solution is always to “do more push-ups”. Listen to her conversation with Lola.com’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into Rachel’s thoughts on her experience in the military, obsession with Wombats, and why she loves doing push-ups. About our guest: Rachel Neasham is the Director of Product here at Lola.com, where she...

Duration:00:28:43

The Art of Staying Hungry

5/7/2019
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Krissy Robertson was one of the first sales reps here at Lola.com. But when she’s not crushing her sales goals you can find her exploring a new food spot in Boston or pouring through a new book. Listen to her conversation with Lola.com’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into Krissy's thoughts on her past experience, best travel destination, favorite book and more. About Jeanne's guest: Krissy Robertson is a Corporate Travel Executive at Lola.com,...

Duration:00:24:39

How your past job can help you land your dream job.

4/22/2019
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Beth Cohen is an expert when it comes to the legal world – but even more impressive is how she has used her past experience to land her dream job. From her experience as a contract attorney to a legal recruiter, Beth has learned that taking opportunities when they are presented to you is a key to success. Listen to her conversation with Lola.com’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into her thoughts on Beth's past experience, using her network, favorite...

Duration:00:26:52

Creating vs. Managing - how do you decide?

4/9/2019
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Building a career is never easy, but it gets more complicated when you have to move to a new country and create a new life for yourself. That’s exactly what Marina Novikova had to overcome when she moved to the US from her home in Ukraine. But through that journey, Marina learned a lot about advancing her career, finding community, and building a family. In the most recent of Table Fries, Marina joins host Jeanne Hopkins to discuss creating vs. managing, what she learned from sailing, and...

Duration:00:26:49

If something seems scary, do it!

3/27/2019
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Ashley Welch is very familiar with confronting her fears. From her experience as a social worker and a fearless traveler, Ashley has learned that facing your fears instead of running from them is a key to success. Listen to her conversation with Lola.com’s CMO, Jeanne Hopkins, on the newest episode of Table Fries for a deep dive into her thoughts on a customer-first mindset, her worst job, favorite book and more. About Jeanne's guest: Ashley Welch is the Director of Service at Lola.com,...

Duration:00:21:29

Wicked Loving - The Lola.com culture story.

3/6/2019
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This is the inaugural episode of Table Fries with host, Jeanne Hopkins, CMO Lola.com. Jeanne's guest is Stacey Scott, Vice President, People Operations/Travel Services at lola.com. In this episode they talk about what a good day at work looks like, current reading list, Stacey's hiring story and how she knew it was the right fit. About Stacey Scott Stacey Scott is the Vice President of Travel Service and People Operations of Lola.com, where she is responsible for delivering unparalleled...

Duration:00:29:28